Ashurst has added Lance Jiang as a partner in the restructuring, insolvency and special situations practice, based in its Hong Kong office, as part of the team’s expansion plan to capture the rapidly growing opportunities and client demands in Asia. With two decades of experience in the region, Jiang advises on complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies with a Chinese nexus. With a strong focus on funds and financial institutions across greater China, he has represented a broad range of stakeholders on special situation matters involving NPLs, restructurings, bankruptcies, insolvencies and reorganisations. He has also acted on a wide spectrum of cross-border structured corporate finance transactions, including acquisition financings, equity margin financings, pre-IPO and leveraged financings, real estate financings and other event-driven financings. Prior to joining the firm, Jiang has practised at international law firms in Hong Kong, New York and Beijing. He also has extensive experience working as in-house counsel at leading financial institutions in Shanghai and Hong Kong.