Partners

Billy Tun
Tun Tin Yan Billy
Partner
D: +852 2541 1520
E: bt@cheungandchoy.com

Billy has over 19 years of private practice experience. Prior to joining Cheung & Choy in September 2012, he was a partner in an established local firm. He is also a Notary Public and a Civil Celebrant of Marriages.

His legal works include entertainment, intellectual property, civil/commercial litigation, corporate and commercial, property, tenancy, employment, probate, health care and notarial practices.

Billy represented the “4 Major” music record companies, namely Universal Music Limited, Warner Music Hong Kong Limited, Sony Music Entertainment Hong Kong Limited and EMI Group Hong Kong Limited in their licence dispute with Television Broadcasts Limited. He also acts for two leading music licensing bodies in Hong Kong - Hong Kong Recording Industries Alliance Limited and Hong Kong Karaoke Licensing Alliance Limited in Copyright Tribunal cases, infringement actions and advises them extensively on licensing matters.

He frequently advises local and overseas clients on various IP right acquisition, protection, exploitation and enforcement issues and handles contentious IP cases. He has a strong and diverse commercial/civil litigation practice.

His also advises clients from different sectors on commercial/corporate matters including formation of companies, shareholders agreement, joint venture, business acquisition, loan, guarantee, licence agreement, distribution agreement, employment, restrictive covenants, management agreement, personal data protection, insurance, ORSO/MPF, discrimination, competition, trust and insolvency.

He is a member of the Asian Patent Attorney Association.

He speaks fluent English and Cantonese.

Chan Chun Kau
Chan Chun Kau Lawrence
Partner
D: +852 3907 0975
E: ck.lchan@yahoo.com

Lawrence completed his computer science and law degree from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1997 and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from The University of Hong Kong in 1998. He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2000. Prior to joining Cheung & Choy, Lawrence has worked in an international law firm for over 10 years.

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.

Lawrence has advised on projects related to a wide range of trades such as information technology (system integration, enterprise resource planning software, computer graphics animation), media (television and radio broadcasting, newspaper, outdoor media, advertising and internet), infrastructure (railways, highways, natural gas liquefaction and regasification, telecommunication equipment and network construction), power plants (coal-fired, hydro plants, solar and wind farms), energy and natural resources (oil and gas, petrochemicals, metals, coal and forestry), LED lighting, energy-saving projects, traditional manufacturing, electronics, semiconductor, retail, agriculture, financial services (loans, project finance, fund establishment, asset management, financial advisory, small-sum lending in China, third party payment systems in China), culture and education, construction materials, furniture, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, casino and lotteries, hotel management and property development.

Recent projects of Lawrence include:

  • Advising a construction company on its listing on the GEM Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in July 2018
  • A HK$44 million private equity fund-raising of a Hong Kong based internet media company
  • Disposal of a 1.2 million tonnes cement production line in Guizhou to a Hong Kong listed company
  • A HK$2.1 billion disposal of interest in a Thailand-listed utility company by a Hong Kong listed company
  • A HK$16 billion privatization bid by a Hong Kong listed company of certain Australian state-owned utility assets
  • Advising a US OTC listed company on its group reorganization and establishing a new vehicle for Hong Kong listing, completion of a HK$275 million private equity investment and the successful listing of the new listing vehicle on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in December 2010

Lawrence speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Chan Hun Man Lena
Chan Hun Man Lena
Partner
D: +852 2192 0702
E: lena@cheungandchoy.com

Lena Chan has about 20 years experience in the legal field. She primarily focuses on corporate finance and listing. Lena has worked at a number of law firms and a leading investment bank in Hong Kong. She has experience in outbound investments of Chinese companies, acquisitions of overseas listed companies, joint venture, private equity investment, M&A, listings, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and various commercial transactions.

The transactions handled by her include:

  • Advising a listed client on its sale of certain interests in a property in the PRC to a private equity fund
  • Advising a PRC company on its acquisition of 100% interest in an ASX listed company, which has mining assets in two African countries for a consideration of A$1.4 billion
  • Advising a PRC company on a project finance loan facility in the sum of US$665 millions in relation to the investment in a mining project in the US
  • Advising a PRC company on its project finance loan facility in a sum of US$500 millions in relation to the development of a mining project in Australia
  • Advising a leading US private equity fund in its investments in China and subsequent listing of its investee companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Advising a US private equity fund in relation to its acquisition of certain equity interest in a coal mine and a beneficiation and coking plant in the PRC
  • Advising a client on its sale of a health food manufacturing company with well known brand name to a prominent health food company in the PRC, whose shares are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange
  • Advising a client on its sale of a majority interests in a Hong Kong company, which owned the rights to build and operate a water plant in the PRC, to a listed company in Hong Kong

Lena obtained her Bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia, LLB (Hons) from the University of London and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong.

She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Yick Ting Fai Jeffrey
Yick Ting Fai Jeffrey
Partner
D: +852 2192 0703
E: jeffrey@cheungandchoy.com

Jeffrey principally engages in Hong Kong listing projects (including IPO on both Main board and GEM board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as well as transfer listing from GEM board to Main board) and assists in listing rules compliance of Hong Kong listed companies (including continuing obligations, notifiable transactions, connected transactions, share options schemes, open offers and share subdivision). Jeffrey’s practice also covers mergers and acquisitions matters and other corporate finance matters (including but not limited to preparation of documents relating to placing of shares, convertible bonds and issuance of warrants).

Jeffrey successfully handled a number of IPO projects including four Main board cases, three GEM board case and three transfer listing cases.

The recent IPOs which Jeffrey was involved in include but not limited to the following:-

  • Kwong Luen Engineering Holdings Limited (01413.HK) - 2021
  • Legion Consortium Limited (02129.HK) - 2021
  • Winson Holdings Hong Kong Limited (06812.HK) - 2020 (transfer listing from GEM Board to Main Board)
  • XiangXing International Holding Limited (01732.HK) - 2019 (transfer listing from GEM Board to Main Board)
  • AV Promotions Holdings Limited (08419.HK) - 2017
  • Winson Holdings Hong Kong Limited (08421.HK) - 2017
  • Jia Yao Holdings Limited (01626.HK) - 2014
  • HC International, INC. (02280.HK) - 2014 (transfer listing from GEM Board to Main Board)
  • JC Group Holdings Limited (08326.HK) - 2013
  • Ngai Shun Holdings Limited (01246.HK) - 2013

In 2021, Jeffrey offered legal advice to Smart Excel Group Limited and assisted the company to acquire all the issued shares in Milestone Builder Holdings Limited (01667.HK) through a mandatory unconditional cash offer.

Jeffrey also has experience in handling land compulsory sale for redevelopment cases. One of the recent selected cases relates to the redevelopment of Nos.134 & 136 Yee Kuk Street, Kowloon and Nos.138 & 140 Yee Kuk Street, Kowloon.

Jeffrey also has experience in handling SFC investigation cases on insider dealing and other SFC offences. Before joining Cheung & Choy, Jeffrey worked in both international and reputable local law firms and is currently an independent non-executive director of China Eco-Farming Limited (08166.HK). Jeffrey obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in surveying from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2007. He subsequently obtained the Juris Doctor degree as well as the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 and 2010. He was admitted to the High Court of Hong Kong as qualified to practise as a solicitor in 2012. He speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.