07 July 2021

KWM promotes 42 lawyers to global partnership

Asia’s leading international firm, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), has confirmed the promotion of 32 lawyers in China and ten lawyers in Australia to partner.


The promotions are in addition to several lateral partner appointments through the year and further bolster KWM’s dominant presence in Asia and its focus on supporting and enabling clients to do business in and out of the region.


Global Chairman, Wang Junfeng, said the global partner promotions build on the firm’s unique strengths and aspirations in the region:


“Our partner promotions in China and Australia reflect our commitment in building a top tier international law firm from Asia, for the world. Asia presents a myriad of growth opportunities for global businesses and our leading capability and our pipeline of future leaders in the region uniquely positions us to support clients as they expand and diversify here and around the world.”


Further commenting on the promotions, Global Chief Executive, Sue Kench, said:


“Our 42 new partner promotions represent our continuing investment on building diverse and dynamic talent base of high-performing lawyers, who have the skills and the ambition to grow our business and to assist clients navigate an increasingly complex and challenging environment. I congratulate each of our new partners on this significant career milestone.”


The recently promoted new partners in China are:


  • Xu Ying (Shanghai)
  • Zhao Xinhua (Shanghai)
  • Tang Zhenyu (Shenzhen)
  • Yan Zhen (Shenzhen)

Dispute Resolution:

  • Gan Yulai (Beijing)
  • Sun Huili (Beijing)
  • Gao Yihan (Beijing)
  • Su Chang (Beijing)
  • He Luting (Beijing)
  • Shen Yuhan (Shanghai)
  • Bai Tao (Guangzhou)

Finance & Securities:

  • Li Jia (Beijing)
  • Wang Ning (Beijing)
  • Meng Zi (Beijing)
  • Sun Yong (Beijing)
  • Zhao Lu (Beijing)
  • Chen Ling (Beijing)
  • Gao Zhao (Beijing)
  • Liu Zhihui (Beijing)
  • Wang Letao (Shanghai)
  • Ding Tian (Hangzhou)
  • Zhang Cheng (Hangzhou)
  • Chen Junyu (Guangzhou)
  • Chen Qiansi (Guangzhou)
  • Guo Zhongyong (Guangzhou)
  • Hu Lingbo (Guangzhou)
  • Ye Kai (Shenzhen)
  • Ren Liguang (Shenzhen)
  • Tian Qi (Chengdu)
  • Zhang Shu (Chongqing)
  • Cai Li (Chongqing)

Intellectual Property:

  • Zhang Haomiao (Guangzhou)

The above China partner promotions will be registered with the Bureau of Justice in accordance with the relevant regulations.











Across Australia the new partners are:

Banking & Finance:

  • Catherine Danne (Melbourne)

Dispute Resolution:

  • Liam Burgess (Sydney)
  • Tamara Hunter (Sydney)

Employee Relations & Safety

  • Ruth Rosedale (Perth)

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Anthony Boogert (Sydney)
  • Jack Hill (Melbourne)

Projects & Real Estate

  • Andrew Barrett (Melbourne)
  • Kate Dean (Sydney)
  • Michelle Astridge (Sydney)


  • Greg Protektor (Melbourne)



Catherine Danne (墨尔本)


Liam Burgess (悉尼)

Tamara Hunter (悉尼)


Ruth Rosedale(珀斯)


Anthony Boogert (悉尼)

Jack Hill (墨尔本)


Andrew Barrett (墨尔本)

Kate Dean (悉尼)

Michelle Astridge (悉尼)


Greg Protektor (墨尔本)

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