King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has hired Katherine Ke for its banking and finance practice in Hong Kong. The hire will help the firm enhance their cross-border finance capabilities.
Ke joins from Clifford Chance and has more than 15 years of experience advising PRC and multinational clients on cross-border financing transactions.
Native in Mandarin and fluent in English, she has represented lead arrangers, lenders, sponsors and companies in a range of PRC inbound and outbound transactions including general syndicated loans, project finance, structured finance, trade finance and receivables finance. She also has a particular focus on asset finance and the aviation sector.
Richard Mazzochi, head of banking and finance at the Hong Kong office, said: “Katherine’s addition will strengthen our existing finance practice.”