Daniel Dusek

Registered Foreign Lawyer (Kirkland & Ellis, Hong Kong) and Partner (Kirkland & Ellis LLP, U.S.) Mergers & Acquisitions Private Equity


A leading figure in the Hong Kong market, dedicated his practice to advising clients on high-stakes M&A and private equity investments and associated regulatory frameworks. - Who’s Who Legal

Daniel Dusek is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and a partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP (U.S.). Daniel has extensive experience advising on complex, cross-border corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, auctions, private equity and leveraged buyouts, take-privates, spin-offs and joint ventures, for leading private equity investors and corporations.

Daniel is recognized as a leading corporate/M&A and private equity lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific. He is named as one of the Global Elite Thought Leaders for M&A and Governance in Asia Pacific by Who’s Who Legal in 2019 and 2020. Asian Legal Business selected him as one of the top 10 M&A lawyers in China in 2017. According to Chambers Asia-Pacific, clients said Daniel “always thinking on behalf of his clients beyond just the law, which is an invaluable skill and means he is trusted as a lawyer, but also an adviser." (2020)



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Hong KongRegistered Foreign Lawyer
  • 2001New York


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.2000
  • Harvard UniversityB.A.1995