Julia Yu

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


Julia Yu is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong and a partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP (U.S.), focusing her practice on corporate and securities law matters, including going-private, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Prior to joining Kirkland, she was engaged in a wide array of onshore or cross-border syndicated lending and other debt financing transactions, including structured commodity finance, real estate finance, receivables purchase finance, and pre-IPO finance, on behalf of various prestigious bank or fund clients.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016Hong KongRegistered Foreign Lawyer
  • 2011New York


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • New York University School of LawLL.M.2010
  • Fudan University School of LawLL.B.2009