About The Firm
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Having opened in 2011, Locke Lord is strongly committed to strategic expansion of its Hong Kong office in areas of law such as Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, Banking and Bankruptcy/Restructuring. In 2013, we established an on the ground team in Hong Kong to expand our service to our clients in Asia.
As the Firm’s first office in Asia, our solicitors work with our international clients to find the right solutions to the challenges they face in doing business in the Asia Pacific Region, a rapidly expanding marketplace comprised of countries having diverse cultures and disparate economies, political systems and regulatory frameworks.
Locke Lord offers a strong group of experienced and well-established lawyers who have breadth and depth in a number of core areas. Skilled in transactional, regulatory and complex litigation matters, Locke Lord's Hong Kong lawyers work collaboratively across practice areas to offer clients practical, effective solutions to their business needs.
Our Hong Kong Banking & Finance lawyers represent all sizes of companies, banks, securities houses, hedge funds, private equity houses and other financial institutions throughout Asia, and they are well-versed to advise on capital markets, derivatives, leveraged finance and structured finance matters. With their connections throughout Asia and Europe, the Banking & Finance team’s representative experience includes acting for financial institutions on infrastructure-related finance projects, asset-based financing, equipment leasing and structured note programs. They have handled matters involving commercial property-based structured lending in China and capital markets issues in India, giving them an international footprint that continues to grow.
The firm has a strong Corporate Finance team capable of handling a wide range of foreign direct investments, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and secondary offerings, corporate takeovers and restructurings, private equity and venture capital investments.
All of Locke Lord’s Hong Kong lawyers have international backgrounds and understand the intricacies of the global marketplace. Numerous lawyers in our U.S. offices also serve the Hong Kong office, many of whom are fluent in Mandarin and other Chinese dialects.
Additionally, the Firm operates in Hong Kong through its affiliate Locke Lord (HK) LLP, a Foreign Law Firm registered in accordance with the rules of the Hong Kong Law Society. Greg Burch (Texas, USA) and John Yung (California, USA) are authorized to practice law in the United States and are registered with the Hong Kong Law Society as Foreign Lawyers.
Locke Lord in Hong Kong - Gateway to Asia
We practice law in Hong Kong through Locke Lord (HK) LLP in association with Cheung & Lee. Locke Lord (HK) LLP is a registered foreign law firm in Hong Kong practicing the law of the U.S. It is affiliated with Locke Lord LLP. Cheung & Lee is a firm regulated by The Law Society of Hong Kong and in association with Locke Lord (HK) LLP. Within the Locke Lord LLP group, partner is used to refer to a member, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and/or qualifications as required, of Locke Lord LLP or of any of its affiliated or associated firms or entities.