Ross King

Ross King

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​

Phone +81 3 5157 8200

Fax +81 3 5157 8210


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Ross King is a Senior Associate in the Hogan Lovells Corporate and Commercial team. He advises a variety of businesses, mainly with an international focus.

His experience includes advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, complex reorganisations and restructurings, corporate governance, construction/engineering and commercial contracts.

Since January 2018, Ross has been based out of our Tokyo office. 

He is currently on secondment to Sojitz Corporation, acting as Foreign International Counsel, where he advises on a wide range of corporate transactional and advisory matters, with a particular focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions. 

Ross also spent two years seconded to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, acting as International Counsel, where he advised on various aspects of their business primarily in the construction, nuclear, transport and aerospace industries.

Education and admissions


Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Glasgow, 2011

Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB), University of Glasgow, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

Law Society of Scotland

Representative experience

Acting for an American multinational conglomerate on the sale of its healthcare business to an AIM-listed UK plc.

Acting for Wm. Wrigley Jr./Mars, Inc. on its global re-organisation.

Acting for AXA Group Plc on the £300 million disposal of its broker business, Bluefin, to Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Acting for U + I Group Plc on a joint venture entered into between its subsidiary, Development Securities Netherlands B.V., and PSSF Drum B.V.

Acting for Lennox International, Inc on its international group restructuring.

Acting for Louis Berger Group on its international group restructuring.

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