Justin Chan

Partner
Joined firm 2012. Partner since 2022.

Justin is a corporate partner in our Hong Kong office and has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, privatisations, joint ventures, equity and debt capital markets, Hong Kong Listing Rules advisory work as well as general commercial work. He has advised various Hong Kong listed companies, state-owned enterprises and investment banks.

His recent work highlights include advising:

  • Goldman Sachs as financial adviser to Fung Holdings (1937), a shareholder of the offeror consortium of the privatisation of Li & Fung by scheme
  • Swire Pacific on its participation in the US$70 million financing round for Green Monday and its HK$2.7 billion sale of its 100% interest in Swire Duro Holdings and 40% interest in Akzo Nobel Swire Paints to the Akzo Nobel Group
  • Sands China on its 2018 issue of US$5.5 billion senior notes, 2020 issue of US$1.5 billion senior notes and 2021 issue of US$1.95 billion senior notes listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing on its £29.6 billion possible offer for London Stock Exchange
  • Cathay Pacific Airways on its acquisition of Hong Kong’s only low-cost carrier, Hong Kong Express Airways
  • Alibaba on its privatisation of Intime Retail by scheme (recognised in the China Business Law Journal’s Deals of the Year 2017 Report and awarded Deal of the Year 2017 in the Privatization; Retail categories)

Justin read law at the University of Cambridge. He is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales. He provides legal services in both English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).

Justin is a Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong and a Chartered Accountant in England and Wales, being a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Justin was previously seconded to the Investment Banking Division of the Hong Kong office of Goldman Sachs, where he assisted in advising technology companies and financial institutions on IPO fundraising plans and M&A investment strategies.