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Karen Lau

T: +852 2533 2798 M: +852 9683 0737 Email Karen | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Karen Lau Associate

Contact details

Karen Lau

Karen Lau

T: +852 2533 2798 M: +852 9683 0737 Email Karen | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Karen is an associate at Stephenson Harwood based in Hong Kong, specialising in corporate and commercial matters.
  • Profile
  • Services

Karen is experienced in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investment funds and collective investment schemes, debt securities, commercial agreements, corporate finance and regulatory and compliance matters.

She obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science and her PCLL from the University of Hong Kong. She also obtained a Masters of Laws Degree at Tsinghua University. She joined Stephenson Harwood as a trainee and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013.

  • Corporate

Mergers and acquisitions

Advising private and public multi-national corporations on mergers and acquisitions (both equity and assets) and related due diligence, with substantial experience on cross-border acquisitions and divestments.

General corporate

Advising Hong Kong companies on corporate matters, including amendments to articles of association, court-free amalgamations and transactions in relation to share capital in light of the recently enacted Companies Ordinance.

Commercial agreements

Advising on a broad range of commercial agreements, including distribution agreements, agency agreements, licencing agreements, representative agreements, manufacturing agreements, purchase orders and general terms and conditions.

Joint ventures

Advising clients on the establishment, operation and termination of joint ventures and shareholders agreements.

Collective investment schemes

Advising on the formation and structuring of investment funds and collective investment schemes.

Corporate finance

Acting as the company lawyer on listings on the main market of the London Stock Exchange by way of Standard Listing and listings on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

Debt capital markets

Advising companies listed in Hong Kong on the issue and listing of fixed rate guaranteed notes on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

More: Corporate

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