Timothy Loh

Timothy Loh

Timothy Loh

Founder & Managing Partner

I founded the firm with the vision of providing advice to clients that was not only technically correct but pragmatic. As an in-house lawyer, oftentimes, the advice I received was competent but did not meet my commercial needs. I felt there was room for a law firm that could fill this void.

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My Story

Mr. Loh founded the firm in 2004 and has led it since its inception. He is responsible for the firm’s overall management and direction.

He is recognized by independent editorial publications, including Chambers & Partners, the Asia-Pacific Legal 500, Who's Who Legal and Asialaw Leading Lawyers, as a leading lawyer in a number of practice areas, including financial markets regulation, investment funds, hedge funds, private equity, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.

Education

Mr. Loh holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Osgoode Hall School of Law in Canada and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.

Experience

Mr. Loh has broad experience as both a Hong Kong corporate lawyer and a litigator. Since founding this firm, he has advised clients on mergers & acquisitions, the aggregate value of which has exceeded US$3 billion. He has particular expertise in mergers & acquisitions involving regulated financial institutions and has acted on a number of instructions involving the purchase and sale of Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") licensed asset managers, wealth managers, brokerage firms and insurance companies regulated by the Insurance Authority ("IA"). At the same time, he has taken lead roles in representing clients in seminal Hong Kong court cases defining the ambit of the law governing financial markets and financial services in Hong Kong, including the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFO"). He has appeared before the Legislative Council of Hong Kong a number of times to speak on proposed legislative changes to redefine the regulatory framework governing the financial markets in Hong Kong, including in relation to the regulation of over-the-counter ("OTC") derivatives and anti-money laundering ("AML").