Tim Fletcher

Tim Fletcher

Hong Kong

Email tim.fletcher@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5011

Fax +852 2219 0222


Practice groupCorporate

Tim is a partner in the corporate practice in Hong Kong. He has over 24 years' experience in the Asian markets and has acted on some of the region's most high-profile and ground breaking deals. 

Tim enjoys a wide practice, embracing global and regional clients, and relishes providing practical, commercial and proactive responses to clients' diverse needs against the fast changing local and international landscape.

Tim has a broad spectrum of expertise, which includes: financial services, where Tim leads a dedicated team of lawyers advising funds and insurance clients, intermediaries and advisers on both regulatory and transactional matters; complex cross-border transactions, including public company takeovers and private transactions for corporates and institutions; and securities, including primary and secondary market transactions for sponsors, issuers and sophisticated investors such as hedge funds. 

Awards and recognitions


Insurance: Non-contentious - International Firms (China)
Chambers Asia-Pacific


Leading Individual in Corporate/ M&A
PLC Which Lawyer?


Leading Individual in Insurance
PLC Which Lawyer?


Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
Chambers Global


Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms) (China)
Chambers Asia-Pacific

Education and admissions


LL.B, with honors, The University of Nottingham, 1983

Court admissions

England and Wales

Hong Kong

Representative experience

Advising Prudential on US$21bn transfer of life and general insurance businesses in Hong Kong to new locally incorporated insurers.

Advising Aviva plc. in relation to the set-up of a life insurance joint venture with leading Vietnam local bank Vietinbank.

Advising Actavis on the acquisition of Silom Medical Company Limited, a leading Thai drug manufacturer.

Advising Emerald Plantation Group Limited on its general offer for Greenheart Group Limited, a forestry company.

Advising Publishing and Broadcasting on its gaming joint venture with Melco Development and US$900m acquisition of Macau Casino, sub-concession from Wynn Resorts.

Advising a bank on equity linked deposit product including authorisation of its product with the Securities and Futures Commission.

Advising various clients on employment-related matters including employment agreements, employee benefits schemes, secondment arrangements, retirement schemes, restrictive covenants, termination of employment, severance payment requirements and general employment advice for carrying on a business in Hong Kong.

Advising ING Bank N.V. in the disposal of its Asian equities business to Macquarie Bank Limited including employment issues. The Asian equities business comprises cash equity brokerage sales, equity trading, facilitation, execution, research and equity capital markets businesses in 11 Asian jurisdictions.

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