Derrick Lau

Derrick Lau

Associate, Hong Kong

Email derrick.lau@hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5069

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupFinance

Having qualified as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, before relocating to Hong Kong in 2011, Derrick Lau focused his practice on all areas of debt financing. 

Derrick regularly advises banks and financial institutions in secured and unsecured lending, bilateral and syndicated loans and cross-border financing transactions. He is also developing a practice in leveraged and acquisition finance and restructuring. 

Derrick has a good understanding of the commercial realities of debt financing transactions, having worked as an in-house legal counsel at a major investment bank.

Education and admissions

Education

B.Com (Finance), University of Sydney

LLB (Hons), University of Sydney

PCLL (Distinction), University of Hong Kong

Bar admissions and qualifications

Hong Kong

New South Wales, Australia

Representative experience

Advising a committee of bondholders on a high profile, cross-border debt restructuring of a PRC-based timber flooring company.

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