Woo Kwan Lee & Lo is recommended by the Chambers Asia 2015
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms) – China

What the team is known for Well-respected and long-established Hong Kong firm with complementary strengths in capital markets and corporate transactions. Experienced in providing counsel with regard to M&A deals concerning listed companies, and also in relation to the real estate sector.

Work highlights Represented Hong Kong-listed property company China New Town Development in relation to China Development Bank International Holdings' subscription to HKD1.44 billion worth of shares in the company.

Counselled New World Development in its proposed take-private of New World China Land for HKD18 billion.

Notable practitioners

Senior partner Carmelo Lee works on both M&A and capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on advising real estate companies. He was part of the team representing TCC International Holdings in a voluntary cash offer by Standard Chartered, on behalf of TCC International, for all of the issued shares of TCC International Holdings and the cancellation of all of its outstanding options and warrants.

Real Estate (International Firms) – China

What the team is known for Sizeable Hong Kong group widely highlighted for its handling of property issues and headline local transactions. Praised for its skill in representing developers in conveyancing matters.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"A very reputable local firm specialising in conveyancing and property work."

Notable practitioners  

William Kwan is the firm's managing partner. He is noted for his long-standing role in the market and has vast experience in acting on property development and conveyancing matters.

Senior practitioner Ma Ho Fai is highlighted for his work in conveyancing and property development. Of late, he has been involved with the sale, purchase and development of various high-value real estate assets around Hong Kong.

Dispute Resolution (International Firms) – China

What the team is known for Well-established practice encompassing the gamut of litigious real estate matters. Firm of choice for owners and developers throughout Hong Kong.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"A very well-established Hong Kong firm with a unique litigation practice."

Work highlights Obtained an injunction against demonstrators occupying the front area of the client's building.

Notable practitioners  

Kenneth Wong is a well-respected property litigator. He acted for a developer in a recent Court of Appeal case which succeeded in clarifying the scope of the rights and powers of incorporated owners.