Experience
  • Advising Jiujiuwang Food International Limited (Stock Code: 1927) in its global offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Jiujiuwang Food International Limited is a China-based company principally engaged in the manufacture and sales of confectionery products.
  • Advising Cinda International Holdings Limited, the sponsor representative, and the other underwriters of Sundy Service Group Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 9608) in its global offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Sundy Service Group Co., Ltd. is an integrated property management service provider.
  • Advising Narnia (Hong Kong) Group Company Limited (Stock Code: 8607) in its global offering and listing on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Narnia (Hong Kong) Group is a China-based company principally involved in the manufacturing and sales of fabric and the provision of printing and dyeing services.
  • Advising Titan Financial Services Limited, the sole sponsor, and the other underwriters of WT Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8422) in its successful listing on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. WT Group principally provides specialised works and general building works as a main contractor in Hong Kong.
  • Advising Frontpage Capital Limited, the sponsor, and the underwriters of Royal Deluxe Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 3789) in its share offer and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Royal Deluxe is a major subcontractor specialising in providing formwork erection and related ancillary services in Hong Kong.
  • Advising Morris Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1575) in its global offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Morris Holdings Limited is a sofa, sofa cover and furniture manufacturer and exporter.
  • Advising China Packaging Holdings Development Limited (Stock Code: 1439) in its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Packaging Holdings Development Limited is a China-based investment holding company principally engaged in the manufacturing and sales of paper-based packaging products.
  • Advising Kingston Corporate Finance Limited, the sponsor of China Putian Food Holding Limited (Stock Code: 1699) in its successful listing of shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Putian Food Holding Limited is principally engaged in hog farming, hog slaughtering, and pork and frozen meat sales in China.
  • Advising China Fiber Optic Network System Group Limited (Stock Code: 3777) in its global offering and listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. China Fiber Optic Network System Group Limited produces and sells a comprehensive portfolio of active and passive optical interconnect equipment used in a variety of applications in the telecommunications and other industries in China.
  • Issuing a legal opinion in relation to China Construction Bank Corporation Hong Kong Branch and China Construction Bank (Asia) to China Construction Bank (Stock Code: 601939) for its initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and exercising due diligence. China Construction Bank is one of the “big four” banks in China and also one of the top ranked listed banks in the world.
  • Advising China Merchants Energy Shipping (Stock Code: 601872) in its initial public offering on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and exercising due diligence. China Merchants Energy Shipping is one of the largest tanker transportation state-owned enterprises in China.
  • Acting as legal adviser to China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (Stock Code: 1186), and providing perennial legal services. China Railway Construction is one of the largest and most established construction enterprises in China and even globally. The company’s business areas cover engineering contracting, survey and design consulting, real estate, investment services, equipment manufacturing, logistics, financial services and emerging industries.
  • Acting as legal adviser to GF Securities Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 1776), and providing perennial legal services. Through its subsidiaries, GF Securities has obtained Type 1, Type 4, Type 6 and Type 9 licenses from the SFC, and provides cross-border financial services including brokerage and wealth management, corporate finance, institutional client business, asset management and investment management services to its corporate, institutional, retail and high net-worth individual clients both domestically and overseas.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Parkson Retail Group Limited (Stock Code: 3368), and providing perennial legal services. Parkson Retail is one of Chinas leading fashionable lifestyle retail operators. Since it first entered the Beijing market in the early 1990s, Parkson Retail has established and operated numerous retail formats, including department stores, shopping malls, city outlets, boutique supermarkets and dining outlets.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Palace Banquet Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1703), and providing perennial legal services. Palace Banquet is a Chinese-style restaurant group in Hong Kong, and currently operates under a number of brands, including Wedding Banquet Specialist, The Palace, The Palace (West Kowloon), Palace One, Grand Palace, Wedding Banquet Specialist (Kwun Tong View) (煌府盛荟) and Royal Courtyard.
  • Acting as legal adviser to China Art Financial Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1572), and providing perennial legal services. China Art is an investment holding company that provides art finance services. They sell products at art and asset auctions and pawn shops.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Trinity Limited (Stock Code: 0891), and providing perennial legal services. Trinity Limited is principally engaged in the retailing of premium menswear in Greater China and Europe as well as the licensing of its major brands globally.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Steering Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1826), and providing perennial legal services. Steering Holdings Limited provides comprehensive design and architectural services, and its clients include public organizations (i.e. hospitals, schools) as well as renowned private groups.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Jiujiuwang Food International Limited (Stock Code: 1927), and providing perennial legal services. Jiujiuwang Food International Limited is a China-based company principally engaged in the manufacture and sales of confectionery products.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Forgame Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 0484), and providing perennial legal services. Forgame Holdings Limited is a leading Chinese gaming and fintech company.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Sunlight Technology Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1950), and providing perennial legal services. Sunlight Technology Holdings Limited is an established faux leather chemicals manufacturer in China principally engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sales of coating agents and synthetic resins under the brand “Sunlight Technology”.
  • Acting as legal adviser to China Putian Food Holding Limited (Stock Code: 1699), and providing perennial legal services. China Putian Food Holding Limited is principally engaged in hog farming, hog slaughtering, and pork and frozen meat sales in China.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Willas-Array Electronics (Holdings) Limited (Stock Code: 0854), and providing perennial legal services. Willas-Array Electronics is an investment holding company with subsidiaries principally engaged in the trading of electronic components.
  • Acting as legal adviser to China Hengshi Foundation Company Limited (Stock Code: 1197), and providing perennial legal services.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Jujiang Construction Group Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 1459), and providing perennial legal services. Jujiang Construction Group is principally engaged in the construction contracting business and other design, survey and consultancy businesses.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Narnia (Hong Kong) Group Company Limited (Stock Code: 8607), and providing perennial legal services. Narnia (Hong Kong) Group is principally engaged in the manufacturing and sales of fabric and the provision of printing and dyeing services.
  • Acting as legal adviser to China Ding Yi Feng Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 0612), and providing perennial legal services. China Ding Yi Feng is principally engaged in investing in listed and unlisted securities.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Omnibridge Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8462), and providing perennial legal services. Omnibridge Holdings Limited is a Singapore-based human resources provider, and is principally engaged in providing human resources outsourcing and recruitment services.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Cinda International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 111), and providing perennial legal services. Cinda International Holdings Limited is principally engaged in providing corporate finance services, securities trading, futures trading, asset management, wealth management and leveraging or foreign exchange trading services.
  • Acting as legal adviser to Indigo Star Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 8373), and providing perennial legal services. Indigo Star Holdings Limited is an established subcontractor in Singapore and specializes in providing steel reinforcement works, formwork erection, and concrete works.
  • Acting for the offeror in its subscription of 70% FDB Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1826) shares, and in the unconditional mandatory general offer.
  • Advised China Aoyuan Group Limited (Stock Code: 3883), a Chinese real estate developer which is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, on the sale of core development projects in Beijing’s Chang’an Avenue with a market value of over RMB10 billion.
  • Acting for Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 1777) in the acquisition of various properties in China. Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Ltd. is a property developer in China which is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for a Chinese investor in setting up a joint venture with C C Land Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 1224), and investing in property development projects in Chengdu and/or other cities in China. The investment amount was approximately HK$1.8 billion.
  • Acting for a Chinese real estate investment trust, Hopson Development Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 754) in its acquisition of an office building in Dongcheng District, Beijing, with a consideration of around RMB1.8 billion.
  • Advised a Chinese real estate developer, which is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, on the comprehensive development of an urban renewal project with Shanghai Bund de Rockefeller Group.
  • Acting for a Chinese property developer and investor in its acquisition of three different residential buildings and office buildings projects in London, United Kingdom.
  • Acting for a Chinese real estate investment trust in its acquisition of a mall and office building in Jing’an Temple, Shanghai.
  • Acting for a Chinese property developer and investor in its acquisition of a residential and business project near Westlake, Hangzhou.
  • Assisting a Chinese property developer in its investment in a hotel project in Sydney, Australia.
  • Acting for Grand Peace Group Holdings Limited (formerly known as FAVA International Holdings Limited) (Stock Code: 8108) in issuing convertible bonds and the disposal of its business. Grand Peace Group Holdings Limited is a HKEX GEM Board listed company.
  • Acting for Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics Group Company Limited (Stock Code: 1385) in its issuance of H-shares.
  • Acting for China Putian Food Holding Limited (Stock Code: 1699) in its issuance of new shares.
  • Acting for a Shenzhen financial company in its acquisition of a licensed securities corporation registered with the Securities and Futures Commission.
  • Assisted Taiyuan State-Owned Investment Group Co., Ltd. in the issuance of $145 million overseas high-grade fixed-rate bonds without collateral, and served as legal advisor to the underwriting syndicate (including CITIC Securities International, CICC International, Guotai Junan International, China Minsheng Financial Holding, Fosun Hengyi, GF Securities International, China CITIC Bank International, and China International Capital Corporation HK) under English and Hong Kong law.
  • Acted as issuer’s counsel under Hong Kong law to assist Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (stock code: 1788.HK) in the successful issuance of $300 million subordinated perpetual securities in Hong Kong.
  • Acted as issuer’s counsel under Hong Kong law to assist Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings Co., Ltd. (issuer) in the successful issuance of RMB 1 billion credit-enhanced bonds in Hong Kong.
  • Acted as issuer’s counsel under Hong Kong law to assist Oriental Patron Financial Group Limited in the successful issuance of RMB 900 million guaranteed bonds in Hong Kong.
  • Assisted Guotai Junan Financial Holdings (BVI) Limited in the successful issuance of $500 million standby letter of credit credit-enhanced bonds in Hong Kong.
  • Acted as legal advisor under Hong Kong law for a private company in the issuance of HKD 19.5 million private placement bonds.
  • Provided legal services for the issuance of convertible bonds by China Agrotech Holdings Limited (stock code: 3663).
  • Acting for syndicated loan lenders (Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, China Merchants Bank, China CITIC Bank International Limited and Nanyang Commercial Bank) in their HK$2 billion mortgage financing to one of China Insurance (Holdings) Co., Ltd.’s subsidiaries. China Insurance (Holdings) Co., Ltd. is a CHINA state-owned financial and insurance group.
  • Advising a CHINA Bank in its HK$1 billion fixed secured loan to a subsidiary of a CHINA insurance company.
  • Advising a major CHINA Bank in its HK$600 million term loan to a Shanghai-based property developer. This involves the preparation of security documents for 126 luxury service villas in Changning District, Shanghai.
  • Advising a HKEX-listed company (a famous China household tissue manufacturer) in its HK$750 million syndicated loans.
  • Advising a Hong Kong-based Bank in its HK$200 million term loan to Hong Kong leading international printing company.
  • Censoring banks’ all application forms and standard files in order to comply with Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s compliance guidelines.
  • Advising a CHINA Bank in Hong Kong in setting up a subsidiary in China.
  • Advising a Bank in its cross-border loan service. The service was to provide funds for the construction of toll between Shijiazhuang and Shanxi (G307).
  • Advising and performing due diligence for a major Chinese Bank and its Hong Kong Branch in their Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. This is China’s second largest IPO.
  • Advising a major Chinese bank in Hong Kong in its HK$10 billion loan to a state-owned enterprise. The loan principally relates to the acquisition of iron ore in Mongolia.
  • Advising a major Chinese bank in Hong Kong in its offer of any local and cross-border banking products.
  • Acting for Bank of China in the landmark case (LI SAU YING v. BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED) claiming “undue influence” in the Court of Final Appeal.
  • Acting for a well-known CHINA Bank in Hong Kong in the well-known fraud case of THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. HUI YAT FAI (aka XU CHAO FAN) & OTHERS. The case involved the Bank’s right to set-off under a restraint order.
  • Advising a HKEX-listed CHINA property developer in providing HK$500 million syndicated loan.
  • Acting for a Hong Kong major credit card company in the preparation of credit card products and product documentations.
  • Advising a CHINA Bank in Hong Kong in its private bank service’s terms and conditions update.
  • Provided legal advice and assisted in preparing loan documents for a recent HKD 825 million construction loan on behalf of Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited.
  • Provided legal advice and assisted in preparing relevant documents for cross-border property or real estate loans for Dah Sing Bank.
  • Represented Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited to provide loan legal services for a Hong Kong listed company, mainly involving daily goods production and supply, with a loan amount of HKD 200 million.
  • Provided legal advice and assisted in preparing loan documents for a HKD 1 billion loan from Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch to Hong Kong Airlines.
  • Provided legal advice and drafted standard documents for Ping An Bank Hong Kong Branch, including account opening forms, terms and conditions, and securities documents for opening a Hong Kong bank account.
  • Acting for National Arts Entertainment and Culture Group Ltd (Stock code: 8228) in corporate restructuring, including a scheme of arrangement application. Coordinating with the said company’s Bermuda legal counsel in arranging a parallel scheme of arrangement application before the Supreme Court of Bermuda.  Acting for the said company in defending its creditors’ claims.
  • Acting for Manivest Asia Limited, the joint and several receivers appointed by the creditor, Southwest Securities pursuant to the security documents and advising the receivers in dealing with the affairs of Celebrate International Holdings Limited (Stock code: 8212), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for the investors and receiver to advise on the possibility of a restructuring plan to rescue Yi Hua Holdings Limited (Stock code: 2213), a listed company wound up by its creditors.
  • Acting for Bank of China Limited (Stock code: 3988) in resisting a voluntary winding up petition of CW Group Holdings Limited (Stock code: 1322) and advising to resist the appointment of provisional liquidators in the Cayman Islands and application for moratorium in Singapore.
  • Represented shareholders in case HCA 1987/2005 to seek the revocation of the court-appointed receiver and the appointment of a new receiver.
  • Represented Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited in defending a lawsuit related to the court-appointed receiver’s set-off rights as a banker.
  • Acting for RSM Nelson Wheeler Corporate Advisory Ltd, the joint and several receivers and managers appointed by the creditor in HCA 1377/2011 and the appeal for leave application in HCMP 2684/2011, involving a dispute over the sale of a company’s shares in a large residential property in Beijing developed by China Aoyuan Group Limited (Stock code: 3883).
  • Represented a large domestic bank in Suzhou, China, to handle the liquidation of a borrowing company, and provided advice and consultation on matters related to the liquidation procedures, such as submitting proof of debt and participating in creditors’ meetings.
  • Acting for the creditors to advise on the strategy in relation to a listed company, Samson Paper Holdings Limited (Stock code: 731) undergoing a “soft touch” liquidation in the Cayman Islands.
Qualified
  • Solicitor, Hong Kong
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • China Appointed Attesting Officer
  • Hong Kong Civil Celebrant of Marriages
Appointments / Memberships

Professional Qualifications

Public Service Appointments 

Arbitral & Mediation Institutions 

  • Arbitrator of Lang Fang Arbitration Centre
  • Arbitrator of Beihan Arbitration Commission
  • Mediator accredited by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
  • Mediator accredited by the Lands Tribunal (Building Management Cases)
  • Mediator accredited by the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited
  • Mediator appointed by People’s Court of the Shenzhen Qianhai Cooperation Zone
  • Mediator appointed by Shenzhen Qianhai International Commercial Mediation Centre
Education
  • B.Sc. (Hons) University of Greenwich
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Hong Kong
  • University of Tsinghua
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