William Sun

Registered Foreign Lawyer Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis


William (Zhiwen) Sun is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis. His practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, especially the representation of Greater China-based issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings in the United States and Hong Kong, other U.S. registered equity offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings. He also advises on regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020, New York
  • 2014, People's Republic of China (non-practising)


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • German


  • Duke University School of LawJ.D.2019
  • Renmin University of China Law SchoolLL.B.; B.A., Journalism2015