Charltons has a track record of over 20 years representing major multinational clients on complex cross border and domestic transactions. The firm is experienced in advising local and international companies, controlling shareholders, sponsors and underwriters on IPOs on both the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the GEM market. Charltons is well recognised for its work advising companies on the legal requirements and implications of their capital raising on listing and we provide ongoing advice to listed companies regarding their compliance with continuing obligations under the Hong Kong Listing Rules.
Charltons advises on securities law, funds law and cryptocurrency. The firm advises on Hong Kong M&A law and cross-border M&A transactions. Charltons has considerable experience advising on the formation and management of offshore, Hong Kong and China investment funds.
Charltons has a substantial pro bono practice establishing and advising Hong Kong based charities and foundations.
Davis Polk’s Hong Kong office is the firm’s largest outside the United States and is routinely involved in the most significant, high-profile transactions, litigation and enforcement matters in China and across Asia.
The team’s corporate lawyers advise on M&A, private equity and capital markets transactions, including precedent-setting, cross-border IPOs, while our experienced litigators handle a wide range of white collar, enforcement, commercial litigation and financial services regulatory matters.
Lawyers in the Hong Kong office are admitted to practice Hong Kong, US and English law, and more than 80% are native or fluent Chinese speakers.
Allen & Overy is a financial and corporate powerhouse that has strong rankings across almost all our practice areas. Traditionally lender focused, A&O remains a go-to firm for banks in all manner of transactions. A member of the UK ‘magic circle’ the firm has 44 offices in 31 countries.
Clifford Chance is a powerhouse across the financial and corporate sphere with highly rated partners and a deep bench in almost all areas. One of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, the firm has a significant depth and range of resources across five continents.