Simon’s areas of practice cover corporate finance, litigation and intellectual property. The clients Simon serves include certain major household brands and a number of companies whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and also other local non-listed companies.
Simon’s experience in the areas of corporate financial matters covers both mergers and acquisitions matters, and IPO projects. His practice also covers banking and securities matters. One of his clients in the banking area includes the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. The IPO projects which Simon handled include Kwong Luen Engineering Holdings Limited (01413.HK) , Legion Consortium Limited (02129.HK) , Winson Holdings Hong Kong Limited (08421.HK) and AV Promotions Holdings Limited (08419.HK) . Simon also acted as the legal adviser to Hong Kong Finance Group Limited (01273.HK) in its IPO project on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He also acted for Ample Capital Limited as the Sponsor’s legal advisers in relation to the transfer of listing of XiangXing International Holding Limited (01732.HK) from GEM to the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and acted for Winson Holdings Hong Kong Limited (06812) as the Company’s legal advisers in relation to its transfer of listing from GEM to the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
In addition to IPO projects, the acquisition cases handled by Simon include the acquisition by our client Hao Tian Development Group Limited (00474.HK) (through its wholly-owned subsidiaries) of all the issued domestic shares and H shares of Fujian Nuoqi Co., Ltd. (01353.HK) by way of mandatory unconditional general offers; and the acquisition by our client Smart Excel Group Limited of all the issued shares of Milestone Builder Holdings Limited (01667.HK) by way of mandatory unconditional general offer.
Simon’s other major clients whose shares are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange include but not limited to Four Seas Mercantile Limited (00374.HK) , and Nanjing Sample Technology Company Limited (01708.HK) , plus a number of other local and overseas companies. Simon advised numerous companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on various compliance matters including but not limited to notifiable transactions (Superactive Group Company Limited (00176.HK)), issuance of convertibles bonds (China Innovative Finance Group Limited (00412.HK)), share consolidation and change in board lot size (Zhuoxin International Holdings Limited (08266.HK)), rights issue as well as other general compliance matters.
Other than the area of corporate finance, Simon has also handled dispute resolution matters. He acted for National United Resources Holdings Limited (00254.HK) in an arbitration matter before the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre on a dispute involving approximately US$11.5 million.
Apart from being an Honourable Legal Adviser of Wanchai and Central & Western District Industries and Commerce Association, Simon is also a Founding Member of the Lions Club of Hong Kong (Kowloon Tong Yau Yat Chuen) and a member of the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association.
Simon has on many occasions given talks in Hong Kong and China for various organizations such as the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, on many topics including, amongst others, the rules governing directors in dealing with securities, duties of listed companies’ directors, and the protection of intellectual property rights.
Simon obtained his BA (Hons) degree in the United Kingdom in 1993, and then obtained his Post Graduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong in 1994.
He speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Parry and his partner established Cheung & Choy in 2002. Over the years, Cheung & Choy has developed rapidly with solid foundation in providing wide range of legal services. Parry is an experienced lawyer specializing in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and conveyancing matters. In addition to the legal qualification, Parry is also a Civil Celebrant of Marriages and a China-Appointed Attesting Officer.
Over the years, Parry has represented both corporate and individual clients in a wide range of civil and commercial matters, including but not limited to matters related to estate agencies, negligence claims, restrictive covenants disputes, property disputes, moneylenders cases. Parry’s major clients include the leading property agency in Hong Kong, Centaline Property Agency Ltd.. His major piece of work involves obtaining an Anton Pillar order from the court for Centaline Property Agency Ltd. to enforce a restrictive covenant in an employment contract. Many of the litigation cases he handled were considered as significant and reported in the Hong Kong Law Report and the official website of the Hong Kong Judiciary.
Parry also regularly advises clients of difference sizes and natures on acquisition and disposal, leasing and property management of the residential, commercial and industrial properties in Hong Kong, advice and negotiation in resumption matters, documentations and representation for auctions or tenders sale and purchase of shares of private company holding properties. He also has extensive experience in acting for vendors in sub-dividing factory buildings for re-sale. Some of the key projects include Richwealth Industrial Building, Yee Lim Industrial Building, Wing Wah Industrial Building, Join-In Hang Sing Centre, acting for Purchasers i.e. The Capital, OK Mall, Wah Fung Industrial Centre, Yip Fung Industrial Building, etc.; joint sale project i.e. 洋松街.
Parry also provides legal advice on mortgages and other legal documents for banks and financial institutions.
Parry obtained his degree in BA (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Hong Kong in 1988, and then passed his Common Professional Examination (conversion course to the laws) in 1993, followed by the obtaining of his Post Graduate Certificate in Laws in 1994, also from the University of Hong Kong.
He speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.