KWM adds corporate partner, promotes 32

Corey Zhang

King & Wood Mallesons added capital market lawyer Corey Zhang in Hong Kong and promoted 32 to partners in mainland China in the firms’ corporate, dispute resolution, finance and securities, and IP practices.

The batch of promotions are scattered across China, with 13 in Beijing, six in Guangzhou, four in Shanghai, four in Shenzhen, two in Hangzhou, two in Chongqing and one in Chengdu.

Zhang joined from Clifford Chance, where he was a consultant. With more than 10 years of experience advising issuers and underwriters on a range of equity and debt capital markets transactions, Zhang has handled Hong Kong IPOs, London global depositary receipt offerings and rule 144A and regulation S debt offerings.