- Robert Elliott
Chairman Emeritus &Partner, Linklaters LLP Business Circle
Robert Elliott was elected as Linklaters’ Chairman and Senior Partner in 2011. He was previously Global Head of Banking and a specialist in Corporate Restructuring. Robert has a very wide experience of financial transactions, cross-border financing and acting for financial institutions on M&A and regulatory matters including in respect of China – Robert advised a consortium of investors on taking a strategic stake in Bank of China in 2005. As Chairman Emeritus he now focuses on certain client matters but also leads on the firm’s engagement with China and Chinese business.
Linklaters’ vision is to be the world’s leading global law firm with a strategy that includes an unequivocal commitment to Asia. This includes China, where the firm has advised on some of the most complex inbound and outbound investments for nearly 40 years - establishing a track record for advising on more “firsts” in China than any other law firm.