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Paul Christopher

Paul Christopher
Managing Partner, Hong Kong
T +852 3995 5700



Hong Kong

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Practice Areas:

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Funds, Financial Services & Regulatory, Insolvency & Restructuring, International Trusts & Private Client

Employment history:

Paul specialises in corporate, banking and finance work. He regularly advises on the establishment and structuring (as well as restructuring) of offshore investment funds. He has an established trust practice and acts for a number of leading trust institutions.

Professional Qualifications:

Paul qualified as a Solicitor (England) in 1999 (currently non-practising), an Advocate (Guernsey) in 2003 and was admitted as a solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in 2013.

What the directories say:

"Hong Kong managing partner Paul Christopher is singled out for his quality corporate and finance advice, especially on major M&A transactions. As one client reports: 'He's very responsive, he knows his stuff and he's good under pressure'," Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2016

"Managing partner Paul Christopher is noted for equity-side work and for his ‘balance of technical excellence and commerciality’," Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016.

"Managing partner Paul Christopher is a highly respected practitioner who regularly advises on the structuring and restructuring of offshore funds. 'He's just an easy person to deal with, commercial, sensible, and has a no-nonsense approach,' according to one client," Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2015. Paul is ranked in Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds.

"Paul Christopher is 'good to deal with and understands the big issues'," Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015.

Who's Who Legal, 2014 lists Paul in Private Client.

"Paul Christopher is 'very responsive and thoroughly commercial'," Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014.

"Managing partner Paul Christopher has 'a wealth of experience and is a pleasure to work with'," Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2014. 

Paul is recommended in the International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2014.

Paul is "always on my shortlist for external legal advice" Citywealth Leading Lawyers List, 2013.


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