Stephenson Harwood has expanded its partner strength in Hong Kong with the hires of transaction specialist Danny Kan and disputes expert Dorothy Siron. They join as partners from Ping An Group and Zhong Lun Law Firm, respectively.
With more than 14 years of experience, Kan advises conglomerates, financial institutions, investment funds and start-ups on M&A and capital raising transactions as well as compliance. He joined Ping An as an in-house counsel in 2019 and became the head of Legal and Compliance of Ping An Global Voyager Fund in 2022. Previously, Kan was at Linklaters and Sidley Austin.
Siron advises corporations on cross-border litigation related to asset tracing and recovery, cyber fraud and other financial and white-collar crimes. She joined Stephenson Harwood from Zhong Lun Law Firm, where she was a senior partner. Previously, Siron was a partner at Boughton Peterson Yang Anderson for a decade.
Stephenson Harwood now has 23 partners in Hong Kong. They include shipping and maritime partner Paul Ho, who joined from Ince in October, and corporate finance expert Justin Ma, who came on board from Jingtian & Gongcheng in May.