Overview

Li-Chien Wong is a corporate partner with the Firm in Hong Kong. She is a fluent Mandarin and Cantonese speaker and is qualified to practice Hong Kong, English, Singapore and Malaysia law. Li-Chien has acted for many major international investment banks and corporations in corporate finance transactions including Hong Kong IPOs, spin-offs, additional listings, and mergers and acquisitions and privatizations. She has extensive experience working on complex transactions and has worked with state-owned enterprises, leading PRC and international companies in a range of sectors. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2001.

Li-Chien has been named as a leading lawyer in China Equity Capital Markets (International Firms) by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific. Chambers Asia-Pacific described her as “especially well known for working with Chinese issuers, including SOEs”. She is “incredibly hard-working, a real go-to person”, “diligent, experienced and responsible”. Li-Chien is very much liked by her bank clients, one source have said “as bankers, we can be on autopilot mode as she is very thorough and she would pre-empt any unwanted debacle”. Clients also said that she is “absolutely fantastic” and “one of the hardest-working lawyers in Hong Kong”.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2003, Hong Kong, Solicitor
  • 2001, Singapore
  • 1998, Malaysia
  • 1996, Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple (UK)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin

Education

  • BPP Law School, London1996
  • University of Kent at CanterburyB.A.1995