Our corporate lawyers advise clients on a full range of Hong Kong and international business law issues covering corporate and commercial law, securities law, corporate finance and company law. We have market leading practices in M&A, hedge funds, private equity and retail unit trusts and mutual funds, all of which are internationally recognized by leading industry publications including the International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000), The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and asialaw profiles.
Since our firm’s inception in 2004, we have been at the vanguard of major corporate transactions, advising on transactions the total value of which exceeds US$30 billion. Our broad and international client base covers businesses of all types and sizes, from private companies to public companies, including companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (“HKEX”) and Fortune Global 500 companies, and from private individuals, start-ups and growth enterprises to institutional clients. Our global reach extends to clients based in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia.
We can help with setting up new businesses, including companies, and partnerships, advising on business transactions as well as legal and regulatory requirements for ongoing business operations, and providing comprehensive company secretarial services.
We are experienced in corporate finance, advising on equity and debt financing, taking security and security enforcement.
Speak to us for guidance on providing or raising capital.Details
We advise clients on M&A, minimizing risks of financial losses and disputes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and assisting with tax planning, all whilst working towards a successful completion of the transaction.
Whether you’re contemplating a joint venture or buying or selling a business, get in touch.Details
We offer expertise in issues which face HKEX listed companies. We understand HKEX listing rules and applicable regulatory requirements administered by the Securities and Futures Commission and are familiar with regulatory expectations.
Contact us if you are a HKEX listed company contemplating a major transaction or if you need guidance on governance, investor reporting or compliance issues.Details
Speak to us if you are considering setting us an investment fund. We can advise on the best vehicle suited to your needs, advise on applicable regulatory requirements to market and operate the fund and assist with tax planning.
We offer legal expertise in crafting employment agreements, including executive service agreements and remuneration and benefit packages, and in advising on termination of employment, non-solicitation, non-compete and other restrictive covenants as well as non-disclosure and other confidentiality provisions. We assist in compliance with tax and employment laws.
Contact us if you are a company in Hong Kong and require legal employment expertise.
We can advise on board structure and composition, and the full range of board and director duties and powers, including in respect of appointments, resignations and fiduciary duties, and can advise on shareholder rights, including in respect of shareholder meetings. We assist clients in respect of compliance with the Companies Ordinance (“CO”).
Get in touch with us to see if you need us to help with company governance.
We assist with contracts, helping clients to negotiate and draft terms and conditions and to advise on applicable regulatory requirements. We take a pragmatic approach, balancing the need to close the deal, to meet commercial objectives and to minimize the risk of financial loss or disputes.
Reach out to us if we can provide contract law services to you or your firm.