03 January 2020

KWM develops London office with the promotion of Jack Tsang and James McKenzie to Of Counsel

King & Wood Mallesons has announced that Managing Associates, Jack Tsang and James McKenzie have been promoted to Of Counsel, effective 1 January 2020. 

Jack is qualified in England & Wales, Australia and Hong Kong SAR and is an M&A and China/UK cross border transaction specialist who plays an integral role in the London office’s cross border liaison with KWM Partners in China and the wider APAC region. Jack has been heavily involved in the London office’s growth in the Education sector and has worked on a number of international school franchising deals, including most recently the opening of Prince Charles’ alma mater, Gordonstoun School, in China

Wang Rongkang, EUME Managing Partner expressed his congratulations:

“We warmly welcome Jack’s appointment as Of Counsel in our London office. Jack is highly regarded by colleagues and clients and has proven himself to be a valuable asset to our team.”

Dual qualified in Hong Kong and Australia, James McKenzie joins from the firm’s Hong Kong office having spent the last 6 months on secondment in London.  James is an international arbitration, construction law and commercial litigation specialist with broad experience advising on complex disputes under a variety of arbitral rules in various Asian and European countries. James brings to the London practice particular sector expertise in infrastructure, construction and energy disputes. 

Commenting on James’ promotion, Darren Roiser, London Managing Partner said:

“James is an excellent top quality lawyer and we are thrilled to announce his promotion to Of Counsel.”  

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