John Foster is a registered foreign lawyer in the investment funds team in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis.

John advises and represents clients with respect to all aspects of the structuring, fundraising and operation of alternative investment funds, with a primary focus on private equity, venture capital and secondary funds. John has experience of cross-border M&A transactions and the full scope of private equity secondary transactions.

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2019, Hong Kong, Registered Foreign Lawyer
  • 2016, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • English
  • Arabic


  • SOAS, University of LondonArabic LanguageDistinction2018
  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice Course2014
  • BPP Law School, LondonGraduate Diploma in Law2013
  • Magdalen College, University of OxfordB.A., Archaeology & AnthropologyHons2012