Linklaters has hired transactional lawyer Tracy Whiriskey has a partner in Tokyo from Ashurst, where she headed that firm’s corporate/M&A practice in Japan, and insurance practice in Asia.

With experience in energy transition, the digital economy, infrastructure funds and insurance, among others, Whiriskey joined Ashurst in 2016 from Clifford Chance, where she spent more than a decade. She started her career with Australian firm Allens.

Whiriskey’s arrival takes the total number of partners at Linklaters’ Tokyo office to nine.

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