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Paul S. L. Lau



Paul Lau is an international corporate, commercial, finance, investment funds and M&A lawyer. He has worked on transactions in more than 30 jurisdictions. Paul has extensive experience in English, Bermuda, Cayman, British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong law matters across multiple industries. He also has significant exposure to U.S. legal issues, including regulatory and compliance.

What do you focus on?

I focus on providing clients with value-based solutions. As a former Magic Circle firm banking and finance lawyer and in-house legal counsel and legal director at multinational GE and GE Capital, I can better understand the needs of international corporate clients, private companies and financial institutions. I also spent almost 10 years on offshore matters, representing major fund houses and worked on numerous fund formations, including hedge funds and private equity.

What do you see on the horizon?

Increasing demand for sophisticated legal advice from private companies. Law firms embracing technology more to deliver advice more effectively.

Contact

Paul S. L. Lau

Partner

Hong Kong

Phone: +852 2171 6203


University of Cambridge, B.A., (Hons), M.A. Law

College of Law, Guildford, Solicitors Final Examinations

INSEAD, France, M.B.A.

Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong

Solicitor in the British Virgin Islands

Barrister and attorney in Bermuda

Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (non-practising)

Recommended by Legal 500, 2011

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