Monica Chu Partner

Hong Kong
+852 5806 7831
+852 6629 7132

Expertise and Professional Background

Monica Chu is a partner in our Hong Kong office, having joined from a leading offshore firm in 2009. She specialises in advising local and international financial institutions and onshore law firms on the BVI and Cayman Islands aspects of a wide range of secured and unsecured finance transactions, including acquisition finance, bond issues, project finance and property finance. She also advises on general corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, takeovers and restructurings) and acts as Cayman Islands counsel on Hong Kong Stock Exchange listings of Cayman Islands issuers.
 
Monica speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She was named in Asia Legal Business’ Top 40 Under 40 list for 2016, an annual list which showcases 40 of the brightest young legal minds in Asia.

Directories

“She is hardworking and responsive”. A client said of Monica in IFLR 1000 2018 directory lawyer rankings

Education & Admissions

Education
University of Hong Kong (Postgraduate Certificate in Law) 2003
London School of Economics (LLB) 2002
Bar Admissions
Hong Kong 2005
England and Wales 2006
British Virgin Islands 2010

Expertise

Banking and Finance
BVI
Corporate and Commercial
Cayman Islands
Asia
PRC Practice

Latest Deals

Harneys acted as BVI counsel to Sinochem Group on the issue of CHF250 million guaranteed notes. The notes were issued by a BVI incorporated special purpose vehicle, Sinochem Offshore Capital Company Limited, and are listed on the SIX Swiss... read more