Current position: Senior and managing partner and principal
Practice area/industry focus: Corporate finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory & securities, corporate & commercial, private equity & venture capital, China and offshore funds, investment in China, corporate restructuring and Hong Kong law
Career highlights: Julia Charlton was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1985 and has practised as a solicitor in Hong Kong since 1987. She is an experienced practitioner in the field of corporate finance, including capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investment, securities law, derivatives, funds and restructuring and regulatory issues. Julia is a Mandarin speaker and vastly experienced in private equity investment in the PRC, advising European, US and Hong Kong based funds on investment in a range of sectors. Julia has worked with companies in the mining and minerals sectors on a variety of deals.
Julia, a corporate finance lawyer, advises regulators, both issuers and underwriters on listings by Chinese and overseas companies on the Hong Kong, Shanghai and London Stock Exchanges. She advises regulators, financial institutions and listed companies on the Listing Rules of both the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Growth Enterprise Market.
Julia Charlton is a senior fellow of the Hong Kong Securities Institute, a member of the Takeovers Panel and the Takeovers Appeals Panel of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, Chairman of the Planning and Lands Branch Appeal Panel, a member of the Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Company Law Committee of the Hong Kong Law Society.
Asialaw Elite Practitioner 2020 in Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A