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.  Our lawyers handle a diverse range of complex corporate transactions including foreign investment in China, cross-border mergers and more.

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 range of complex corporate transactions including foreign investment in China, cross-border mergers and acquisitions for Asia-headquartered and international companies as well as global financial institutions, and representation of private equity and pooled investment funds across Asia.  Our lawyers have comprehensive experience in capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on those governed by the Hong Kong Takeovers Code and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) Listing Rules.  The Hong Kong team also has broad familiarity with energy and infrastructure projects, banking and finance (including project finance), real estate development and distressed asset transactions.

Our office in Hong Kong leads Gibson Dunn’s investigation 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, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.  Our Asia investigations team regularly conducts matters in Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese, Hindi and Korean.  We routinely provide proactive compliance counseling and guidance, including risk assessments, due diligence reviews, and program and policy development.

Gibson Dunn is recognized as one of the world’s premier litigation firms.  We regularly represent Asian and global clients in court actions, arbitrations and other forums in connection with their most significant matters.

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global 2018 ranked our Hong Kong office and partners in the fields of Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (China), Corporate/M&A (China), Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (China – Band 1), Competition/Antitrust (China), Dispute Resolution (China), Private Equity: Buyouts & Venture Capital (China) and Projects & Infrastructure (China).
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 recommended our Hong Kong office and partners for areas including Antitrust and Competition, Banking & Finance, Corporate (including M&A), Private Equity, Projects and Energy and Regulatory: Anti-Corruption and Compliance.
  • IFLR1000 2018 recognized our Hong Kong office and partners in the fields of Banking, Capital Markets: Equity, Competition, Energy and infrastructure, M&A, Project Development, Project Finance  and Restructuring and Insolvency.
  • Euromoney’s Expert Guides named two Hong Kong partners to its 2017 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, which recognizes top female legal practitioners advising on business law. ​
  • The Asian Lawyer named a Hong Kong partner as the Regulatory/Compliance Lawyer of the Year at its annual Asia Legal Awards 2016.
  • Euromoney Legal Media Group named a Hong Kong Partner the “Best Lawyer” in the Energy and Natural Resources category of the 2016 Asia Women in Business Law Awards.