Davis Polk hires second magic circle Beijing chief for Hong Kong office
Davis Polk & Wardwell has recruited Linklaters' Beijing head for its burgeoning Hong Kong law practice, marking the US firm's second recent senior magic circle hire, reports The Am Law Daily. The New York-based firm has announced that Paul Chow is set join its Hong Kong office next May, following the hire of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Beijing chief Antony Dapiran. Chow is expected to continue to work on client matters until his departure. Davis Polk has generally been regarded as conservative when it comes to recruiting lateral partners, but the US firm has moved aggressively to assemble a Hong Kong law group in recent months.
Davis Polk & Wardwell has recruited Linklaters’ Beijing head for its burgeoning Hong Kong law practice, marking the US firm’s second recent senior magic circle hire, reports The Am Law Daily.
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