J. S. GALE & CO - Lawrence Chan

Lawrence Chan

Partner - Corporate


Lawrence Chan Lawrence has extensive experience in capital markets and corporate finance. He advises on every stage of development of his corporate clients’ businesses, including the initial set-up, private equity investments, group reorganization, listings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, rights issue and share placement, board migrations, spin-offs, corporate governance, general offers, whitewash waiver applications, share buy-backs, privatizations and resumption applications. He also advises leading private equity firms and financial advisers in corporate finance transactions.

Lawrence’s expertise is to design the deal structure to fulfil the objectives of different parties in a transaction. With his extensive knowledge of securities law, listing rules and takeovers code in Hong Kong and his experience in multi-jurisdiction transactions, Lawrence provides innovative solutions with sound legal and commercial considerations to resolve the complicated issues faced by clients in structuring a deal.

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Lawrence graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1997 and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2000.


Lawrence speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.