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. The most recent IPO projects which Simon handled are Winson Holdings Hong Kong Limited (08421.HK) and AV Promotions Holdings Limited (08419.HK) which were listed in March 2017 and December 2017 respectively on GEM of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. We 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 in September 2019. Simon also acted as the legal adviser to Hong Kong Finance Group Limited (01273.HK) in its IPO project and the company was listed in October 2013 on 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.
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 some 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.
Simon was a Vice-Chairman of the Kowloon Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society and a Consultant of Hong Kong St. John Ambulance. At present, 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.
Having spent a number of years working in a major local firm, Parry and his partner established Cheung & Choy in 2002. Parry is now a Senior Partner at Cheung & Choy. He is also a Civil Celebrant of Marriages.
Parry is an experienced lawyer specializing in the areas of civil and commercial litigation and conveyancing matters. In particular, his practice focuses on complex litigation works involving issues of negligence claims, international trade disputes, restrictive covenants disputes, property disputes, and arbitration works.
Mr. Choy regularly advises on acquisition and disposal, leasing and property management of the residential, commercial and industrial properties in Hong Kong, sale and purchase of shares of private company holding properties, with clients of difference sizes and natures. He also has extensive experience in project conveyancing, advice and negotiation in resumption matters, documentations and representation for auctions or tenders. In the finance sector, his experience includes mortgages and other legal documents for banks and financial institutions.
Parry’s major clients include the leading property agency in Hong Kong, Centaline Property Agency Ltd..
His latest 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 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.