Louise Leung

Louise Leung

Hong Kong

Email louise.leung@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5012

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice groupFinance

Louise is a partner in our banking and finance practice. She has extensive experience in structured, acquisition, leveraged and real estate finance, as well as restructuring matters. She regularly acts for international and Chinese financial institutions, private equity sponsors, and multinational and Chinese corporations; advising them on their most important financial issues.

Louise is known to be responsive and is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, which allows her to advise clients on onshore and offshore financing transactions. Her in-depth knowledge and experience in the financial sector allows her to thoroughly understand the issues that her clients face and to provide effective commercial solutions to her clients to help them overcome legal challenges in the complex financial and economic landscape.

Louise joined the firm in 2006 as a trainee, qualified in 2008, and was promoted to counsel in 2017 and partner in 2019.

Education and admissions


B.Comm., University of British Columbia

LL.B., University of Ottawa / Université d'Ottawa

Bar admissions and qualifications

Hong Kong

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising HNA Group on the secured financing provided to finance the acquisition of Carlson and Rezidor Hotels groups.

Advising the mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners on a €630m term loan facility for China National Tire & Rubber's acquisition of Italian tire maker Pirelli – one of the first take-private transactions for an Italian-listed company incorporating leveraged and high yield financing – The American Lawyer Asia Legal Awards' Finance Deal of the Year: Banking 2016.

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