Conyers’ Hong Kong office has been recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific 2024 with a Band 2 ranking in Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds. Four lawyers have been individually recognised for their expertise in this category.
Highlights from the 2024 Guide include:
“The firm houses a market-leading capital markets practice, with considerable experience assisting corporate clients with their listings on the Hong Kong, US and Shanghai stock exchanges. This group is also acknowledged for its proficient M&A transactional expertise, with extensive experience assisting clients involved in major privatisations in the Asia-Pacific region.”
Clients comment that “the team understands the market trends due to the volume of their deal flow, which is very helpful to our practice,” and that Conyers lawyers in Hong Kong “are excellent practitioners with particular expertise in finance and complex cross-border disputes.”
Christopher Bickley, Partner & Head of Hong Kong Office (Band 1)
Partner and Head of 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.
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.
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 client remarks that “Richard Hall from Conyers is excellent, my go-to offshore lawyer. I have worked with many offshore firms but he is my long-term partner. His advice and service stands out; he is practical and hands-on. With him, I have a senior partner’s attention on calls, emails and documentation.”
Piers Alexander, Partner (Band 3)
Piers Alexander is a seasoned practitioner who showcases notable expertise in investment funds. He is highly sought after by private equity and hedge fund managers for fund formations and subsequent work.
We congratulate our Hong Kong team on this recognition, and are grateful to our valued clients and industry peers for their feedback and ongoing trust in the service we provide.