International law firm Linklaters has added to its Asian capital markets team with the appointment of Paul Kruger as a partner in its Tokyo practice.  Kruger joins Linklaters from Clifford Chance, where he was head of Asian Capital Markets.


Kruger will manage a pan-Asian practice, primarily covering Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.


"I am delighted that Paul has agreed to join us." Says Simon Davies, Managing Partner - Asia, "Paul has worked on some of the most complex and innovative structured finance deals in Asia.  He is an outstanding lawyer and his appointment is not only a major coup for us in Asia, but also a very positive development for our clients."