Jason Webber

Joined firm 1991. Partner since 2001.

Jason is involved in a wide range of corporate, commercial and financing work, advising companies, financial institutions and fund management groups. He regularly advises in relation to complex matters involving the Hong Kong regulatory authorities and governmental bodies. Jason has also worked in the London Office of Slaughter and May.

His recent projects include advising:

  • Mercer on its agreement to acquire SCM Strategic Capital Management AG
  • MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong’s mass transit railway operator in relation to:
    • the operational and financial arrangements for the US$10.7 billion Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
    • its privatisation, being Hong Kong’s first and, to date, only privatisation of its kind
    • the construction and operation of the Tung Chung Cable Car on Lantau Island
    • the construction of the rail link to the new Hong Kong Disneyland
    • the merger with the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC)
    • the acquisition of part of the business of Rail Sourcing Solutions Limited, a supplier of components for the transport industry
    • the issue and updating of MTR’s US$2 billion Debt Issuance Programme
  • JP Morgan JF Asset Management Group on the launch of various retail funds
  • Oxford Asset Management Group on the launch of the OxAM Quant Fund
  • several international hedge fund groups, on the establishment of operations in Hong Kong

Jason is listed as a leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International firms), China in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 and is ranked as a Highly Regarded Lawyer by the IFLR1000 Asia Pacific 2022 for Private Equity.

Jason recently co-authored: the Hong Kong chapter of the 13th edition of The Mergers and Acquisitions Review 2019 and the 9th edition of The Asset Management Review, both published by Law Business Research.