Partner Moves - 3/31/2011


Posted on March 31, 2011 at 9:03 PM

K&L Gates bolstered its Hong Kong corporate practice with the appointment of Maria Tan Pedersen as a corporate partner. She joins from Howrey, as a transactional and energy lawyer with corporate and commercial practice. Pedersen regularly represents Asian and other international clients in project and commercial financing matters and cross-border transactions, including M&As, JVs, and international contracts. Her fields of practice include energy, operational and strategic business and regulatory compliance matters.

Minter Ellison recruited Matthew Cunningham from Mallesons Stephen Jaques as a finance partner based in the firm's Sydney office. Cunningham practiced property and corporate finance, including complex bilateral loans, club deals and syndicated lending transactions. He advises lenders, arrangers and underwriters, corporate borrowers, sponsors and credit wrappers. Cunningham is admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales, the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

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