Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has recruited a partner in Beijing.

Rose Zhu was previously a partner in the Beijing office of K&L Gates, where she advised on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and bank finance transactions.

Zhu joined K&L Gates in 2010 from Allen & Overy, where she was a counsel. At that firm, Zhu led the team that advised the underwriters in the $22 billion IPO of Agricultural Bank of China in 2010.

Earlier in her career, she was an associate with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in Hong Kong and Shearman & Sterling and Cravath, Swain & Moore in New York.

Zhu is now one of two partners in Cadwalader’s Beijing office, which has a total of 11 lawyers. The New York-based firm has around 450 lawyers worldwide.