KWM sends China partner to London as first post-collapse head of European business

Firm appoints new Europe and Middle East managing partner and makes two London partner promotions

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has appointed its first Europe and Middle East (EUME) managing partner since relaunching in the region after the collapse of the legacy SJ Berwin business earlier this year.

M&A partner Wang Rongkang, who has been at the firm since 1998, is moving to London to take up the new role. He is relocating from Shenzhen, the financial centre of southern China that borders Hong Kong.

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