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Michelle Chung

T: +852 3166 6927 Email Michelle | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Corporate (including M&A)

Corporate (including M&A)

Named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2024

Named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2024

Michelle Chung Partner

Contact details

Michelle Chung

Michelle Chung
Partner

T: +852 3166 6927 Email Michelle | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Michelle is a corporate partner in the Hong Kong office specialising in corporate finance, capital market matters, corporate restructuring and regulatory compliance. 
  • Profile
  • Services

Michelle is experienced in advising on a wide range of corporate finance matters including initial public offerings, spin-offs, transfer of listing from GEM to Main Board, takeovers and general offers, reverse takeovers, privatisation and delisting, secondary fund raisings (such as placings, rights issues, open offers) and issue of debt securities.

She assists listed clients with on-going regulatory compliance, particularly in relation to the Listing Rules, the Securities and Futures Ordinance, the Takeovers Code and the Companies Ordinance.

She also advises clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, corporate restructuring, legal due diligence, share option and share incentive scheme, as well as general commercial matters.

Michelle was listed as a "Rising Star Partner" in the Corporate practice area for the periods 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 by International Financial Law Review 1000. She was also recognised as a "Recommended Lawyer" by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2021, 2023 and 2024 in the Corporate practice area (including M&A).

Michelle was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2008 and she joined Stephenson Harwood in 2016.

"Michelle Chung is an excellent partner with strong expertise in corporate finance matters."
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023

  • Corporate

Corporate finance

Advising on initial public offerings and spin-offs.

Advising on transfer of listing from GEM to Main Board.

Advising listed companies on secondary fund raisings (such as placings, rights issues, open offers) and issue of debt securities.

Advising listed companies on takeovers, general offers and mandatory offers

Advising on reverse takeover transactions.

Corporate transactions

Advising listed and private companies in respect of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, corporate restructuring, legal due diligence and other company and corporate matters.

Regulatory compliance

Advising Hong Kong listed and private companies on general corporate and regulatory compliance matters and matters in connection with acquisitions and disposals.

Advising listed companies on compliance with the Listing Rules, the Securities and Futures Ordinance, the Takeovers Code and the Companies Ordinance.

Advising on disclosure of interest pursuant to the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

General corporate and commercial matters

Advising listed and private companies on general corporate and commercial matters, including amendment of articles of association, preparation of shareholders’ agreements.

Advising on corporate governance matters.

Advising on establishment, implementation and termination of share option and share incentive schemes.

Initial public offerings

Advising both issuers and sponsors on the legal and regulatory requirements for initial public offerings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, pre-IPO financing and ancillary documents in relation to the listing.

Advising issuers on pre-IPO investment, pre-IPO diagnosis and pre-IPO submissions.

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Awards

Corporate (including M&A)

Corporate (including M&A)

Named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2024

Named as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer 2024

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