Current Position: Managing Partner & Head of Corporate Department
Principal practice areas/industry focus: Capital markets, Corporate and M&A
Career highlights: Ernest is a qualified solicitor in both Hong Kong and England & Wales. Prior to the setting up of Chungs Lawyers and Hong Kong branch of DeHeng Law Offices, Ernest has worked in large and reputable law firms since 2000. Chungs Lawyers is in an official association with DeHeng Law Offices with a view to merging legal expertise of two jurisdictions and providing one stop services for the PRC and international clients. DeHeng is one of the leading Chinese law firm with over 2500 professionals and 43 offices in China, Europe, US, Middle-East and North Asia.
During the past 20 years, Ernest has assisted a number of companies (including, particularly technology and mining companies) in their respective restructuring as well as Hong Kong listing. He has also participated in a number of cross-border bank financing, including securitization, syndicated loans and bond issuances; and M&A transactions involving companies listed in the PRC & Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Canada and US.
Ernest’s notable clients include one of the largest gold mining companies in the PRC, the largest manufacturers of wind gear transmission equipment in the PRC, various PRC investment banks, PRC commercial banks, state owned and other listed companies and new economy companies.
Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2021 in Capital markets