Hong Kong Law

Hong Kong

Loeb Smith Hong Kong office is a full service offshore law firm offering award-winning legal services, governance and regulatory compliance, managed corporate services and consulting to clients based in or doing business across Asia.

For the Asia region, we focus on international finance and corporate with a particular emphasis on investment funds, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and finance. We also have a private wealth practice, which advises high-net-worth individuals and families throughout Asia, as well as intellectual property, dispute resolution practice and restructuring and corporate recovery legal services.

* Please note that Loeb Smith Attorneys is registered as a Foreign Law Firm in Hong Kong and does not practice Hong Kong Law. 

Why Hong Kong? 

Loeb Smith Hong Kong advises financial, institutional, business and private clients. Our Hong Kong legal services include a wide scope of practice areas built to help our clients with all their needs.

Located in the heart of Hong Kong's financial district, our legal services team advises on the laws of the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands delivering Asian time zone convenience to cater international clients doing business in and from Hong Kong, mainland and the wider Asian region and provide advice in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. We don't practise Hong Kong law.

Investment Funds

The Loeb Smith Investment Funds Group in Hong Kong is renowned for its practical, insightful, high-class experience when it comes to advising clients on the development, form and launch of a wide variety of investment funds with the Hong Kong territory.

With a whole wealth of knowledge and experience, the team helps our clients with a comprehensive set of investment fund areas:

  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Distressed Funds
  • Other Asset Classes  

Capital Markets

Our Hong Kong firm has proficient attorneys on hand to create innovative solutions that meet our client’s objectives in capital markets. In addition to our one-to-one client consultations, our team in Hong Kong have been deeply involved in directing issuers, lead & investment managers, underwriters, arrangers, trustees and more with a broad scope of international debt offerings.

  • Medium-term note programs
  • High-yield bonds
  • Convertible and exchangeable bonds
  • Tender offers
  • Sovereign debt offerings
  • Loan participation notes
  • Variable funding notes
  • And more  

Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring

When complex strategic matters arise, our Hong Kong attorneys provide successful solutions for our clients, giving expert advice in matters relating to insolvency, liquidation, and corporate restructuring.

Every client has a specific need, and our professionals are on hand to provide real-time solutions to ensure all our client’s needs are met. 


We provide our clients in Hong Kong with issues about shareholder disputes, fiduciary issues, issuing legal opinions, legal due diligence reports, and more. In doing so, we make sure our clients acquire insightful, practical advice that will deal with their primary concerns. These include:

  • Legal due diligence reports
  • Issuing Legal Opinions
  • Cross border joint venture transactions
  • Solvent group reorganizations via scheme of arrangement
  • Acquisition and disposal of shares and business assets
  • Re-domiciliation of corporate vehicles from other jurisdictions to Hong Kong
  • Migration of corporate vehicles from Hong Kong to other jurisdictions
  • Shareholder disputes, including derivative actions and class actions
  • And more

Banking & Finance

Our Hong Kong firm offers practical, intuitive advice that is tailored to each client. The attorneys work hard to give customized advice regarding registration of security and enforceability of security documentation, parent and sister company guarantees and first demand guarantees, asset-backed and receivable financing.

Included in the banking & finance legalities are:

  • Complex group financings
  • Corporate debt refinancing
  • Comprising syndicated loan agreements
  • Private placements and inter-creditor agreements
  • Debt subordination issues

Private Equity Transactions

As an offshore Hong Kong firm, our team gives insightful advice on all types of private wealth transactions for our clients.

With a significant amount of experience, we assist PE funds and asset managers with their objectives and goals as well as working with other clients to create systematic plans that secure their financial future.   

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Our legal experts in Loeb Smith’s Hong Kong office are acclaimed for providing client-focused, success-driven services in an ample range of practices.

Hong Kong Office

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Room 306, 3/F Printing House6 Duddell Street
Hong KongTel: +852 3583 5000
Email: [email protected]

* Please note that Loeb Smith Attorneys is registered as a Foreign Law Firm in Hong Kong and does not practice Hong Kong Law.

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