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Banking & Finance

Our growing Hong Kong banking and finance practice is supported by a team of experienced multi-lingual lawyers.  

Lawyers in our team are recognised and ranked by independent legal directories, including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR1000, Who’s Who Legal, Lexology Client Choice Award and the China Business Law Journal, in the areas of Asset Finance, Derivatives, Structured Finance, Securitisation, Debt Restructuring and Distressed Debt Financing. 

We advise on a wide range of matters, from highly structured debt transactions to vanilla loans. Our team has experience working on securing assets, enforcing security and restructuring debt in multiple jurisdictions across Asia-Pacific. 

Our Hong Kong finance team works closely with our colleagues in Singapore and our wider global finance team comprising of more than 500 experienced specialist banking and finance lawyers.

Our clients include financial institutions, private credit lenders, corporates, regulators, rating agencies, insurance companies, arrangers, trustees, service providers, liquidity providers, liquidators, receivers, etc.

Lawyers of our team have edited and authored the following leading practitioner textbooks:

  • Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, Banking & Finance Volume (Vol. 3), 2020, Lexis Nexis.
  • The Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents: Financing and Taking Security (Vol. 7), 2021, Lexis Nexis.
  • Chitty on Contracts: Hong Kong Specific Contracts (6th Edition), 2019, Sweet & Maxwell.
  • The Hong Kong Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622): Commentary & Annotations” (1st - 7th Editions, 2014-2021), Sweet & Maxwell.
  • Structured Finance & Securitisation in Asia, 2018, Sweet & Maxwell.

"Client and solution-oriented. Prompt and responsive."

IFLR 1000, 2022

"Communications well and explains things clearly."

Legal 500, 2022

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