Linklaters Enhances Regional Dispute Resolution Practice with Zhao Sheng Law Firm Hire of Ellen Zhang

Linklaters’ China joint operation partner, Zhao Sheng Law Firm, today announced the hire of Ellen Zhang who joined as a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice, based in Beijing on 26 December 2022.

Ellen joins Zhao Sheng from Fangda Partners where she was a counsel in the dispute resolution practice, prior to which she worked at Kobre & Kim in New York.

Ellen is a PRC and New York law-qualified lawyer with extensive experience advising both Chinese and international corporations on complex commercial and financial disputes, cross-border investigations and regulatory compliance.

Linklaters’ Partner and Asia Head of Dispute Resolution Jelita Pandjaitan, commented:

“Ellen is a fantastic addition to our Asia dispute resolution team and expands our coverage of the important China market. Her extensive experience in advising both PRC and multinational corporate and financial institutions on their most complex cross-border, commercial disputes will benefit our clients in China and far beyond. Ellen is well-placed to guide clients in litigation, arbitration and investigations of all kinds in support of their strategic objectives.”


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