Charles Lam


Charles Lam


Hong Kong | Dechert, 31/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
+852 3518 4753 | +852 3518 4777

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Charles Lam focuses his practice on corporate matters, with particular emphasis on corporate finance transactions including public and private mergers and cquisitions, initial public offerings, debt offerings, and general compliance matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lam worked at another international law firm.


Takeovers, Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Advised a HK-listed construction company on its HK$2.6 billion acquisition of a Singapore property development and construction business which constituted reverse takeover and deemed new listing
  • Advised a HK and Shenzhen listed PRC-based engineering equipment manufacture company on its RMB11.6 billion major disposal of its environmental sanitation business and assets
  • Advised a HK-listed PRC-based hypermarket operation company on its RMB998 million asset swap transaction for the acquisition of hyermarket chain and shopping centre in the PRC
  • Advised a substantial shareholder on the acquisition of a controlling stake in a HK-listed elecommunication equipment company and the subsequent mandatory general offer
  • Advised the financial adviser to the offeror on the HK6.11 billion acquisition and mandatory cash offers for a HK-listed PRC-based dairy products manufacture company

Capital Markets

  • Advised a HK-listed property development and construction company on the establishment of US$500 million medium term note and perpetual securities programme
  • Advised a HK-listed PRC-based property development company on the offering of US$400 million senior notes
  • Advised the joint underwriters on the HK$1.2 billion rights issue by a HK-listed PRC-based securities and brokerage company 

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University College London, LL.B., 2010
  • The University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, 2012
  • Hong Kong
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin