Michael P. Wong


Michael P. Wong


Hong Kong | Dechert, 31/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
+852 3518 4738 | +852 3518 4777

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Michael P. Wong’s practice focuses on fund formation, fund investments and retail fund registration. Mr. Wong covers a broad range of investment funds, including hedge, private equity, private debt and venture capital. His clients include international and PRC asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks, venture capitalists and institutional investors.

Mr. Wong also has extensive experience advising on financial services regulatory matters such as financial intermediaries licensing, compliance, financial products marketing and distribution, listed shareholdings disclosures and market misconduct, and has been active in advising on acquisitions of financial intermediaries in Hong Kong and Asia.

Mr. Wong is recommended in the areas of investment funds and financial services regulatory by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018, noting him for delivering "more than the scope of the work: his quick responses and outstanding knowledge impress client," and the 2017 edition described him as “an excellent, efficient and professional lawyer, with strong industry knowledge and high integrity." He is a frequent contributor to funds and financial services publications and is a regular speaker at industry events.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Wong was a partner in the investment management practice at another international law firm.

  • University of New South Wales, B.Com., 1999
  • University of New South Wales, LL.B., 2000
  • The University of Hong Kong, P.C.LL., 2001
  • The College of Law, Sydney, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2002
  • Hong Kong
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • English

The Law Society of Hong Kong