Career Opportunities in East Asia for Students with Asian Language and/or Cultural Skills | Law

Career Opportunities in East Asia for Students with Asian Language and/or Cultural Skills

Event date: 
21 March 2017 1:00pm
Venue: 
L2 Boardroom, The Law Building
Topic: 
Career Opportunities in East Asia for Students with Asian Language and/or Cultural Skills
Speaker: 
Stuart Fuller and Jingchuan Zhao from King & Wood Mallesons
Position: 
Partner

This seminar features two leading lawyers from King & Wood Mallesons:

  • Stuart Fuller, former Global Managing Partner of the firm who directed the firm from a base in Hong Kong; and
  • Jingchuan Zhao, a leading partner who divides her time between Beijing and Sydney.

Stuart and Jingchuan will explore the advantages of new hires who have regional language and/or cultural skills, even if only to a limited extent. They will discuss how your years at university are a great time to undertake further training in language and develop your skills further.

Stuart Fuller, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Stuart is a partner in the banking and finance team at King & Wood Mallesons. He specialises in domestic and global capital markets, securitisation and structured finance; financial markets and systems regulation and transformation; and global investment and trade policy and developments. 

Prior to his return to practice in 2017, Stuart was the Global Managing Partner of the firm for five years, based in Hong Kong. In this leadership role he was responsible for the strategy, client and practice development and integration of the global firm across its 31 offices. 

Jingchuan Zhao, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

Jingchuan specialises in foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, outbound investment and other corporate matters. She has advised multinational clients in a broad range of sectors including mining, transportation, automobile, dairy farms, sports, lottery, machinery, manufacturing, telecommunications, food and consulting, etc. 

Jingchuan has extensive experience in foreign direct investment and mergers and acquisitions. She has participated in numerous projects in advising multinational clients on the most effective structure for their deals, assisting in the evaluation of potential business partners and performing due diligence on target companies or assets.