SEP 2017
Zhong Lun Law Firm Hong Kong is pleased to announce it

is expanding its practice with the addition of a leading

Banking and Finance practice.

Zhong Lun Law Firm Hong Kong is pleased to announce it is expanding its practice with the addition of a leading Banking and Finance practice.

Led by Joe Tam and Irene Lau, the highly experienced team has been focused on banking and finance including cross - border financing for over 20 years acting for both institutional and private lenders as well as borrowers. They have acted on a broad range of onshore and offshore financing transactions with a particular emphasis on China-related transactions including advising on syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisition financing, debt restructuring, cross-border loan financing, onshore RMB loans, and outbound transactions between Chinese domestic banks and overseas borrowers.

“We are very excited to have such an experienced team join Zhong Lun. We look forward to building the office with the addition of Joe and Irene and their market leading practice.” says Mr. Allen Yam, Hong Kong co-managing partner. “They will complement well the globalization of our client base in Hong Kong and abroad.”

“We are pleased to be part of Zhong Lun Law Firm and look forward to serving our clients in this new platform,” commented Joe, who will lead the new practice.

Our new lawyers include:

Joe Tam has over 20 years of experience in the field and specializes in assisting lenders in handling cross-border loan transactions between Hong Kong and Mainland China, outbound transactions between banks in the Mainland China and overseas borrowers, onshore RMB construction loans, loan restructuring and China foreign exchange and security issues. Joe is also a China-Appointed Attesting Officer appointed by the Ministry of Justice of the PRC.

Irene Lau advises on various aspects of domestic and cross-border debt financing including acquisition financing, various types of asset-based financing, syndicated loan transactions and debt restructuring. She also advises on banking products. Irene acts for banks and other financial institutions and deals with regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Futures Commission.

Stanley Chung has considerable experience of working on a variety of banking and finance projects; he also has experience of working in tax advisory capacity and in tax fraud investigation. He has acted for banks on various bilateral and syndicated loan facilities and on obtaining security in relation to loan facilities.

Raymond Cai has extensive experience in advising on banking & finance, banking regulatory & compliance, M&A, real estate, and foreign direct investment. Raymond acts for overseas banks in strategic investment in and acquisition of domestic banks, and for foreign direct investment in China in various sections.

About Zhong Lun Law Firm

Zhong Lun Law Firm is a leading law firms in China with 15 offices in China and major financial centres around the world including Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles and more than 260 partners and 1,200 professionals.. Zhong Lun is consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners, IFLR and ALB as the top national firm in China in various practice areas. The Hong Kong office has over 50 professionals focused in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking and Finance, Employment, Family, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Private Clients, Tax, Real Estate and Securities Regulatory and Enforcement. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at