Leadership

Timothy Loh

Timothy Loh

Founder & Managing Partner

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“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.”



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 and Asialaw Leading Lawyers, as a leading lawyer in financial markets regulation, investment funds 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

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. At the same time, he has taken lead roles in representing clients in seminal cases defining the ambit of the law governing financial markets and financial services in Hong Kong. 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.



Gavin Cumming

Gavin Cumming

Partner

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“The culture of the firm is key to the impressive versatility of talent which the firm has attracted over the years, including graduates from elite common law universities and experienced lawyers from world class law firms.”



My Story

Mr. Cumming joined the firm in 2005 and has day-to-day responsibility for the firm’s non-contentious financial services practice. He is recognized by AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers as a leading lawyer in financial services regulation.

Education

Mr. Cumming holds an LL.B and an LPC from Nottingham School of Law, Nottingham Trent University and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.

Experience

Mr. Cumming has broad and deep experience in corporate, commercial and tax matters with a particular focus on strategic and operational initiatives of asset managers, investment banks, private banks and other wealth managers, insurance companies, broker-dealers and market infrastructure operators. He has a wealth of experience in electronic trading and clearing systems, the formation of private funds, including hedge funds and private equity funds, capital raising for funds, the authorization of public funds for sale to the retail public, private equity portfolio transactions, change of control transactions involving regulated financial institutions, and ongoing compliance issues for regulated financial institutions.