Linklaters has recruited a mergers and acquisitions partner for its Singapore office.
William Kirschner is moving over from
White & Case
, which he joined as a partner in 2008.
He started in White & Case’s Washington, D.C., office but relocated to Singapore a year later. In addition to his M&A work, he also was a part of the firm’s India practice group.
Kirschner specializes in cross-border M&A and private equity deals, with a significant focus on India and Indonesia. In 2010, he advised Indonesian conglomerate Rajawali Group on its $1.1 billion sale of a 24 percent stake in PT Semen Gresik, the country’s biggest cement maker, through a block trade over the Indonesia Stock Exchange.
Prior to joining White & Case, Kirschner was a partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Boston-based
. He was head of the firm’s India practice as well.
Linklaters’ Singapore office now houses 47 lawyers including Kirschner, eight of them partners. The firm employs 2,600 lawyers worldwide.