Baker McKenzie has grown its financing and infrastructure offering with the hire of Jae-Hyon Ahn as a partner in Seoul from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Tokyo office, where he was an of counsel.

With more than a decade of experience, Ahn’s practice focuses on cross-border development and financing of renewable energy projects. Notable recent work by him includes advising Pattern Development and Green Power Investments in connection a $326 million sale of 206 megawatts of owned capacity in Japanese wind and solar projects to Pattern Energy Group.

Ahn, who started his career in Orrick’s New York office in 2006, moved to Allen & Overy in Tokyo in 2012. He returned to Orrick a year later, working out of its Japan and Hong Kong offices. 

Baker McKenzie opened its Seoul office in 2013. Ahn will be the third partner in that office.


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