Nixon Peabody CWL continues expansion with new corporate partner and consultant promotion

May 19, 2022

Director of Media Relations
Nicholas Braude

Hong Kong. Nixon Peabody’s Hong Kong office (Nixon Peabody CWL) is pleased to announce that Stephen Leung has joined the global law firm’s Corporate practice as partner, and Tony Tse has been promoted to consultant, as the office continues to expand its corporate, commercial, and regulatory practices.

“We are thrilled to welcome Stephen to the firm and promote Tony to consultant,” said Matthew Lam, co-founding partner and managing partner of Nixon Peabody CWL. “Stephen brings wide-ranging experience in corporate transactions and regulatory compliance for listed companies, and he is a great fit for our culture and our firm. I have been working closely with Tony since he joined the firm as a senior associate in 2018 and have experienced firsthand his legal talent and business mindset.”

Stephen Leung has significant experience in IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, secondary fundraising, and other Hong Kong and overseas capital markets transactions. He also advises Hong Kong-listed companies on corporate governance and legal and regulatory compliance matters. Stephen earned a Master of Science degree in chemistry from Imperial College London, Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law London, and International Economic Law LLM degree from the University of Warwick.

Tony Tse focuses his practice on private equity and investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and financial regulations. He also has substantial experience with IPOs, corporate finance, and financial and securities regulations matters with a particular focus on the HKEx Listing Rules and the Securities and Futures Ordinance. Prior to joining Nixon Peabody CWL, Tony worked as senior legal counsel in a large corporate group whose holding company listed its securities on stock exchanges in the United States, mainland China, and Hong Kong. Before that, he served as senior vice president and legal counsel at the fund management arm of a Fortune Global 500 corporate group.

To learn more about our presence in Hong Kong, which allows us to provide seamless legal service to clients whether in the Pacific Rim or around the world, visit our Hong Kong office page.

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