Salam is a counsel in the banking group in Hong Kong.

Salam focuses on leveraged and acquisition finance and also advises on a full range of banking transactions including trade and receivables finance, property finance and general banking transactions. She brings a wealth of experience in cross-border work throughout the Asia region, including the PRC.

Before moving to Hong Kong at the start of 2013, Salam spent 10 years practicing as a lawyer in London, and prior to that she started her career as a lawyer in New Zealand. She is qualified in all three jurisdictions.

Education and admissions


LL.B. (Hons), The University of Auckland, 1998


Law Society of Hong Kong

Bar admissions and qualifications

England and Wales

Hong Kong

New Zealand

Representative experience

Acting for the bank syndicate on a U.S.$2.45bn loan to internet giant, Tencent.

Acting for the mezzanine lender on a highly structured cross-border financing of a share acquisition in relation to a real estate company in Taiwan.

Acting for the banks on the U.S.$125m secured financing of Seek's acquisition of the JobStreet online recruitment business, across 8 jurisdictions.

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