Linklaters names new China chief as former head leaves for domestic firm

Fangda signs up outgoing Linklaters China chief as Chinese firms continue to recruit from global players

Linklaters has appointed a new China head to succeed Fang Jian, who is joining domestic firm Fangda Partners.

The magic circle firm’s China practice will now be led by Hong Kong partner William Liu, who will also join the firm’s Asia executive committee.

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