Current position: Senior and managing partner and principal
Practice area/industry focus: Corporate finance, capital markets, 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 restucturing 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, a member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, a member of the Investigation 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 Market-Leading Lawyer 2018 in Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A