Kirkland & Ellis LLP
26th Floor, Gloucester Tower The Landmark,
15 Queen's Road Central Hong Kong,
Nicholas Norris is a corporate partner who has been based in Hong Kong since 1992. He has represented private equity firms, investment banks and major corporations on a wide variety of corporate matters including corporate finance, joint ventures, M&A and private equity transactions. Nicholas is a member of the Hong Kong Takeovers and Mergers Panel.
Asian Legal Business named Nicholas one of Asia’s Top 25 M&A Lawyers and Client Choice Hot 75 Lawyers. He has also been recognized for several years as a leading lawyer for corporate/M&A, private equity and capital markets work in Hong Kong and China by highly regarded legal industry publishers, including Chambers Asia-Pacific (Band 1) and Chambers Global (Band 1); Legal 500 Asia-Pacific; IFLR1000; Who’s Who Legal, Capital Markets and Who’s Who Legal, Mergers & Acquisitions. According to Chambers Asia-Pacific, clients indicated Nicholas is the “‘best lawyer for questions about listing rules’” and “‘is incredibly calm in tricky situations and a good person to have on your side during negotiations.’” According to Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, Nicholas is “‘one of the best lawyers in town’ and is ‘always on top of deal progress’”.
Corporate Law Practice:
Kirkland’s corporate lawyers cover the full spectrum of corporate transactions important to businesses in today’s global marketplace. Because of our consistently high volume of complex transactional engagements, we have developed a broad vision of the issues that confront business organizations and an aptitude for developing novel, creative and constructive solutions. Kirkland’s emphasis on teamwork allows us to synthesize the specialty areas needed to support a top-tier transactional practice for the benefit of our clients.