LC Lawyers

Hong Kong

Suite 3106, 31/F One Taikoo Place
979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

(+852) 2629 3200

(+852) 2956 1980

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Rosanna Chu
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Quick facts:

Network memberships: EY global network
Number of lawyers: 15
Number of partners: 6
Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

LC Lawyers LLP is an independent law firm, and the Hong Kong law firm member of the EY global network, in collaboration with other law firm members. We provide Hong Kong legal services to financial institutions, corporate clients and private enterprises doing business in and through Hong Kong. We advise on capital and debt markets, corporate finance, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, regulatory investigations and Chinese outbound investments. 

Working closely with law firms in the EY global network, LC Lawyers LLP can bring together legal professionals from around the world and provide the clients with a wide range of legal services.

Our Practice Areas

Our lawyers provide comprehensive legal services for:

  • mergers and acquisitions, amalgamations, listed company takeovers, privatizations, reverse takeovers, disposals, joint ventures, partnerships, tender offers, auctions and spin-offs
  • corporate restructuring and taxation optimization
  • listings and public offerings (including IPOs, dual listing, secondary offerings), corporate finance (equity and debt), pre-IPO investments, pre-IPO strategic corporate reorganizations, post-listing compliance, corporate governance, post-IPO securities offerings and spin-off listing 
  • debt offerings including Eurobonds, dim sum bonds, bonds of investment grades, high-yield bonds and green bonds
  • fund formation, private equity/venture capital investments
  • debt restructurings, insolvency, re-financing, angel investments
  • dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration, mediation
  • regulatory enforcement and investigations, pre-acquisition due diligence, post-acquisition risk assessment and integration, risk management, internal controls and governance
  • energy and infrastructure projects (including oil, gas, power stations, refineries, tunnels, bridges, highways) and project financing
  • commercial contracts
  • employee share-based incentive plans
  • family enterprises, wealth management, family trusts
  • public procurement
  • cybersecurity and data privacy

Our Experience

We represent multinational, PRC and Hong Kong corporations, financial institutions, listed issuers, private equity and venture capital funds, governmental authorities and official bodies, as well as private clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions.

We act for corporations and individuals in governance, regulatory and internal investigations, corporate compliance counselling, disputes relating to directors’ and officers’ liability, shareholders’ remedies, investments and joint ventures, insolvency, asset-tracing claims, recovery actions and insurance litigation.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Tax

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Rossana Chu

Dispute Resolution:
Kareena Teh

Recent firm awards:

  • Asia's Most Trusted Legal Consulting Services of the Year in “HKMOB Awards 2021” by CORPHUB, 2021
  • Deals of the Year in Pro Bono Service by China Business Law Journal, 2020
  • Top 100 Leading Firm 2020 by InterContinental Finance & Law - ICFM 100 Leading Firms, 2020
  • Top 20 Most Innovative Law Firms in Asia-Pacific 2020: “Highly Commended” Responsible Law Firm and “Commended” Innovative Practice of Law, 2020
  • Finalist for Rising Law Firm of the Year by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards, 2020
  • Recognised Firm in M&A (Corporate and M&A) by IFLR1000, 2020-2021
  • Recognised Firm in Capital Markets: Equity by IFLR1000, 2021
  • Recognised Firm in Restructuring and Insolvency by IFLR1000, 2021
  • Recognised Firm in Corporate and M&A by Asialaw Profiles, 2020-2021
  • Recommended Firm in Capital Markets by Asialaw Profiles, 2020-2021
  • Recognised Firm in Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Profiles, 2021
  • Recognised Firm in Regulatory by Asialaw Profiles, 2021
  • Finalist for China Practice, Asian Law Firm of the Year by ALB China Law Award, 2020
  • Leading Firm in Construction (Hong Kong) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019-2020
  • Gold Law Firm Award in Pro Bono Service by The Law Society of Hong Kong, 2019-2020

  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Media and entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

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