New partner joins Cleary Gottlieb in Beijing office after long relationship with Shearman

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton announced on 2 May the appointment of Huang Ling, a New York-qualified lawyer, as a new partner in its Beijing office.

Huang Ling
Huang Ling

Huang was previously a partner in the Beijing office of Shearman & Sterling, where she had practised for over 14 years. Her focus is on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and foreign direct investment transactions.

“The addition of Huang demonstrates our continued deep commitment to our practice in Asia, where we have had a continuous presence for more than 30 years,” said Mark Leddy, managing partner at Cleary Gottlieb. Huang said her new position at Cleary Gottlieb “offers a unique global platform that is an excellent match for my experience and goals”.