Wei-Yang Lim

Registered Foreign Lawyer (Kirkland & Ellis, Hong Kong) and Partner (Kirkland & Ellis LLP, U.S.) Restructuring


Wei-Yang Lim is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the Hong Kong office.  He is also a partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP (U.S.). Wei-Yang specializes in acting for corporations, management teams and investors on restructurings and new financing transactions across the Asia Pacific region, with a particular focus on advising institutions that invest in distressed, stressed or special situation credits.

Prior to joining the Firm, he has also practiced debt finance and restructuring law in the London and Hong Kong offices of another international law firm.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017, Hong Kong, Registered Foreign Lawyer
  • 2013, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin


  • College of LawLegal Practice Course2011
  • University of CambridgeM.A., LawHons.2010