Expertise

  • Capital markets
  • Commercial and technology
  • Corporate / M&A
  • Defamation and reputation management
  • Dispute resolution
  • IP and trademarks
  • Real estate
  • Real estate finance

Our dedicated team comprises lawyers with in-depth legal and commercial knowledge of both Asian and UK markets. Several of our lawyers have lived and worked in Asia, and have a wide network across local law firms, financial institutions and corporate contacts. We advise clients from Asia across a range of sectors, including, real estate, construction, hospitality and leisure, media and entertainment, retail, fashion and sport.

We are highly regarded for our advice on a wide range of corporate acquisitions, real estate investment and development, equity and debt finance, cyber security, dispute resolution, privacy and defamation. We advise extensively on transactions of all types and sizes for Asian investors including corporate bodies and private individuals.

Expertise

  • Capital markets
  • Commercial and technology
  • Corporate / M&A
  • Defamation and reputation management
  • Dispute resolution
  • IP and trademarks
  • Real estate
  • Real estate finance

Our dedicated team comprises lawyers with in-depth legal and commercial knowledge of both Asian and UK markets. Several of our lawyers have lived and worked in Asia, and have a wide network across local law firms, financial institutions and corporate contacts. We advise clients from Asia across a range of sectors, including, real estate, construction, hospitality and leisure, media and entertainment, retail, fashion and sport.

We are highly regarded for our advice on a wide range of corporate acquisitions, real estate investment and development, equity and debt finance, cyber security, dispute resolution, privacy and defamation. We advise extensively on transactions of all types and sizes for Asian investors including corporate bodies and private individuals.

Examples of work undertaken by our lawyers

    • Acting for Bangkok Bank pcl in relation to secured and unsecured loans (between £3m and £25m) for the purposes of acquisition of real estate assets and manufacturing & trading businesses in the UK.
    • Advising clients from Thailand and Malaysia on acquisition and development of several prominent commercial properties (offices, retail and student accommodation) in London (including advice on debt finance)
    • Advising on the acquisition of a Hong Kong based consumer electronics manufacturer, a household name for decades and a then world leading producer in car sat nav systems, by a BVI special purpose vehicle, backed by two Bermudan hedge funds, for circa $32m.
    • Advising on the sale of shares in an Isle of Man manufacturer and distributor of adaptive living products, with manufacturing facilities in China, in a private equity backed MBO, with a total transaction value of £90m, of which £39m was attributed to the client.
    • Advising a family office based in Bangkok, Thailand, on the proposed sale of a Channel Islands based single real estate asset SPV valued at £80m to an ultra-high net-worth family fund based in China.
    • Advising a high net worth individual from Thailand on his investment in an auto manufacturing business in the UK.
    • Advising a sovereign wealth fund on its UK property portfolio including major central London office redevelopments to the enfranchisement of prime Mayfair dwellings.
    • Advising Asian investors on the acquisition of commercial and residential property investments in London.
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