Hong Kong

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Hong Kong office provides an extensive range of U.S., Hong Kong and English legal advice to global and Asia-based clients.  We offer our clients all the advantages of deep local expertise combined with the strengths of a global firm.  Our lawyers handle some of the most challenging and complex transactions, regulatory matters and disputes across Asia.

Gibson Dunn’s Hong Kong office opened in 2010, expanding our existing Asian presence and our international platform and allowing us to serve clients wherever they need us.  Lawyers in the office have lived and worked in the region for many years and possess an in-depth understanding of Hong Kong’s legal and business culture.  The Hong Kong team works closely with our Beijing and Singapore offices to provide complete and seamless legal services throughout Asia.

Office

32/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Tel: +852 2214 3700

Fax: +852 2214 3710

PARTNER(S) IN CHARGE

Austin, Kelly S.

Tel: +852 2214 3788

Gibson Dunn’s Hong Kong office guides clients through a diverse range of complex corporate transactions, including foreign investment in China, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.  We also advise on transactions relating to private equity, investment funds, public company takeovers and privatizations, capital markets, joint ventures and international corporate finance.  The Hong Kong team additionally has broad familiarity with energy and infrastructure projects, banking and finance (including project finance), real estate development and distressed asset transactions.  Our competition team is well-versed in handling merger control matters across the region.

Our office in Hong Kong leads Gibson Dunn’s investigations and regulatory compliance practice for Asia.  We have deep expertise with anti-corruption, competition, anti-money laundering and trade sanctions matters across the region, including in Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.  Our Asia investigations team regularly conducts matters in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi and Korean.  We routinely provide proactive, sophisticated compliance counseling and guidance to multinational, regional and portfolio companies, including risk assessments, due diligence reviews, and program and policy development.

Gibson Dunn is recognized as one of the world’s premier litigation and dispute resolution firms.  In Hong Kong, we regularly represent Asian and global clients, including high net worth individuals and trusts, in court actions, arbitrations and other forums in connection with their most significant matters.  We have particularly strong experience in civil and commercial litigation, including trust and contentious probate, tax, company and shareholder disputes, and estate administration.

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global 2020 ranked our Hong Kong office and partners in the fields of Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (China); Competition/Antitrust (China); Corporate/M&A (Asia-Pacific and China); Corporate/M&A: The Elite (China); Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Asia-Pacific); Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (China – Band 1); International & Cross-Border Disputes (China); International & Cross-Border Transactions (China); Investment Funds: Private Equity (Asia-Pacific and China – Band 1); Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital Investment (China); and Projects & Infrastructure (China).
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 recommended our Hong Kong office and partners for areas including Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Investment Funds, Private Equity, Projects and Energy, and Regulatory: Anti-Corruption and Compliance.
  • IFLR1000 2020 recognized our Hong Kong office and partners in the fields of Banking, Capital Markets: Equity, Competition, Energy and Infrastructure, Investment Funds – Private Equity Funds, M&A, Private Equity, Project Development, and Restructuring and Insolvency.
  • Benchmark Litigation named two Hong Kong partners to its inaugural 2020 Asia-Pacific Top 100 Women in Litigation list, which recognizes Asia-Pacific’s leading female trial lawyers. And Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 recognized three Hong Kong partners as stars in their respective practice areas, one for Hong Kong White Collar Crime, and two in the Hong Kong Commercial and Transactions category.
  • In-House Community, publisher of Asian-mena Counsel magazine, named Gibson Dunn an “Asian-mena Counsel & In-House Community: Firm of the Year, 2018” in the Projects and Project Financing category in the Hong Kong region.