Robert H. Y. Chan

Robert Hung Yuen CHAN 陳鴻遠律師

Partner, Robert Chan & Co., LLP
Joined So, Lung & Associates in 2019
(robert@solung.com)

Experiences

Over 39 years of experience in handling a wide spectrum of legal work, primarily in commercial and financing matters

Involved in China-related work since 1986 and played a key role in many clients’ projects
• Acted as lead legal counsel for foreign investors syndicate in the negotiation and bidding of the BOT project of Line No.2, Nanjing Mass Transit Railway (2003/2004)
• Acted as the vendor’s negotiating counsel in the sale of a telecom services business in China to a major international telecom corporation (2014/2015)
• Led the negotiating team for a client in respect of a US$200m transaction with a global leading private equity fund (2017)

Significantly engaged in trust work involving various jurisdictions for private clients since 2001

Serves on the board of clients’ companies spanning across different industries in a non-executive capacity as well as on the enforcer committee of clients’ asset protection structures

Career

Mr. Chan started his legal career in 1980 as a court prosecutor at the Attorney General’s Chambers of the Hong Kong Government. He has worked in both international and local firms. He is currently in private practice at Robert Chan & Co., LLP in association with So, Lung & Associates.

Qualifications/Accreditations/Appointments

Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Directors
Accredited Independent Director Certificate, Shanghai Stock Exchange (2015)
Accredited Mediator, CEDR, England (2010)
China-Appointed Attesting Officer (1995)
Diploma in Chinese Law, University of East Asia (1987)
LL.M., University of Cambridge (1985)
B.A. (Hons), University of Hong Kong (1976)
Qualified to practice law in Hong Kong (1983), England & Wales (1987), Singapore (1990) and Australia (ACT/Federal High Court) (1988)

Community Services

Founding Member, Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association (www.hkpasea.org)
Consultant Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University
Founding Governor, Hong Kong Institute of Public Administration (www.hkipadmin.org.hk) [which offers training for middle and senior civil servants from Mainland China]
Board Member, World Green Organization (www.thewgo.org) [which promotes environmental awareness]

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