Dr. Mengyu Lu

Partner Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis


“She is very knowledgeable and experienced, as well as very client-focused and easy to work with. She is critical to keeping the transaction going, giving very good advice.” - Chambers Global 2021

Dr. Mengyu Lu is a corporate partner in the Firm’s Hong Kong office. Dr. Lu has extensive experience advising on initial public offerings and listings on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“HKEx”), pre-IPO financings of issuers, mergers and acquisitions, and post-listing compliance matters.

IFLR named Dr. Lu to its list of 2021 “Asia Best Lawyers”. Dr. Lu was also listed in China Business Law Journal’s “China’s Elite 100 Lawyers” in 2016–2018 and 2020, and in Asian Legal Business’s “Top 15 Rising Lawyers” in 2017. Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific recognized Dr. Lu as an up-and-coming lawyer for China equity capital markets. IFLR1000 named her as a highly regarded lawyer for Hong Kong capital markets.

Dr. Lu is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English and Cantonese.



“Best Asia Lawyer”, IFLR Asia Best Lawyers (2021)

“Highly Regarded”, Capital Markets: Equity, IFLR 1000 (2022)

“Highly Regarded”, Capital Markets: Debt, IFLR 1000 (2022)

“Up and Coming”, Capital Markets: Equity – China, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2021)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • Hong Kong (Solicitor)


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese


  • Chinese Academy of Social SciencesPh.D., Economics
  • Duke University School of LawLL.M.
  • China University of Political Science and LawLL.B.