Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer welcomes Howie Farn as a partner in the firm's Hong Kong capital markets team

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed Howie Farn as a partner. He will be based in Hong Kong.

Howie Farn joins Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from Kirkland & Ellis, where he was a capital markets partner, focussing on U.S. securities transactions. Before joining Kirkland & Ellis, Farn was a Counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in Hong Kong. Dual qualified in Hong Kong and New York, Farn owns a wealth of valuable experience. He speaks Chinese and English.

Founded in 1743, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the oldest of the top international law firms. With more than 400 partners and over 3,100 lawyers, it covers 28 major business centers in 16 countries around the world, with offices in Greater China and other countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.