Conyers’ Hong Kong office have been recognised in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 with Band 2 ranking in both Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds and Dispute Resolution. In addition, our Hong Kong office has four ranked lawyers in the Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds categories.
Highlights from the Chambers directory include:
Conyers operates an established offshore practice with Hong Kong and Singapore-based teams able to advise clients on Bermuda, Cayman Islands and BVI matters. Market-leading capital markets practice, with considerable experience assisting corporate clients with their listings on the Hong Kong, US and Shanghai stock exchanges. Also acknowledged for its proficient M&A transactional expertise. Extensive experience assisting clients involved in major privatisations in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, the firm continues to advise on a range of litigation work.
A client notes: “The lawyers are very commercial, knowledgeable, and have a quick turnaround. They are also one of the best players for the breadth of knowledge on offer.“
Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of the Hong Kong Office (Band 2)
Head of the Hong Kong office Christopher Bickley has a wealth of experience handling all aspects of corporate finance and capital markets matters, and continues to act for listed and private entities. As one client states: “Chris Bickley is technically superior, responsive and completely reliable.“
David Lamb, Consultant (Senior Statespeople)
David Lamb has extensive experience advising on Cayman, BVI and Bermuda law aspects of corporate transactions. He is well versed in handling M&A and corporate restructuring and has notable expertise regarding hostile takeovers. One client says: “He is a very seasoned and very senior lawyer.“
Piers Alexander, Partner (Band 4)
Newly ranked this year, Piers Alexander is a seasoned practitioner based in Hong Kong who showcases notable expertise in investment funds. Commended by sources as a “very good” and “very experienced” practitioner, he is highly sought after by private equity and hedge fund managers for fund formations and subsequent work.
Richard Hall, Partner (Band 2)
Richard Hall has extensive experience undertaking all manner of corporate and finance mandates. He is particularly skilled in IPO and debt and equity offering matters. One source notes: “Richard has unparalleled knowledge in his practice.“