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Allen & Overy Hong Kong, Graduate Recruitment and Development Manager
Will is the head of the Corporate team in Hong Kong and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general commercial work across a range of sectors in the Greater China and APAC regions including TMT, real estate, insurance, consumer and life sciences. Will is qualified in Hong Kong, England and Australia.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Partner
Edward has advised on a range of transactions in Asia and Europe, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, Hong Kong and UK public takeovers and take-privates, financial sponsor-led acquisitions and disposals and corporate finance transactions.
He has significant experience advising on high-profile public M&A transactions, including advising a consortium (led by ANTA Sports and FountainVest) on its €4.6bn acquisition of Amer Sports, Wing Hang Bank on the takeover offer from OCBC and the Wu family on the privatization of Hopewell Holdings.
King & Wood Mallesons Hong Kong, Recruitment Manager
Donovan Ferguson is a Partner of King & Wood Mallesons in the Dispute Resolution team. He specialises in infrastructure, construction and commercial disputes. Donovan is qualified in Hong Kong and Australia and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Construction (2019 and 2020), Chambers Asia Pacific (2019, 2020 and 2021), Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2019, 2020 and 2021)