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Mayer Brown JSM has hired a private equity partner in Hong Kong.

Robert Woll joins from local firm Deacons, where he was a partner advising private equity funds on fund formation and investment management matters. In 2015, he represented Hong Kong-based Sino-Rock Investment Management on its participation in a $1.2 billion financing round for Uber Technologies’ China operations.

Woll relocated to Hong Kong in 2013 to join Deacons from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr’s Beijing office, where he had been co-partner-in-charge for six years. Before moving to Beijing, he had been a Hong Kong partner with Morrison & Foerster for eight years. Earlier in his career, Woll practiced with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Chicago-based Mayer Brown is known in Asia as Mayer Brown JSM, following its 2008 merger with Hong Kong firm Johnson Stokes & Master. In Hong Kong, the firm has about 180 lawyers, including 60 partners.

Email: azhang@alm.com.

Mayer Brown JSM has hired a private equity partner in Hong Kong.

Robert Woll joins from local firm Deacons, where he was a partner advising private equity funds on fund formation and investment management matters. In 2015, he represented Hong Kong-based Sino-Rock Investment Management on its participation in a $1.2 billion financing round for Uber Technologies’ China operations.

Woll relocated to Hong Kong in 2013 to join Deacons from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr’s Beijing office, where he had been co-partner-in-charge for six years. Before moving to Beijing, he had been a Hong Kong partner with Morrison & Foerster for eight years. Earlier in his career, Woll practiced with Davis Polk & Wardwell and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York , Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Chicago-based Mayer Brown is known in Asia as Mayer Brown JSM , following its 2008 merger with Hong Kong firm Johnson Stokes & Master. In Hong Kong, the firm has about 180 lawyers, including 60 partners.

Email: azhang@alm.com.