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Paul W.
Languages
  • English
Professional Qualification
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, 19987 and in Hong Kong, 1991
Professional Membership
  • International Bar Association
Education
  • Kingston University, London and College of Law Guildford
Paul Westover
Partner
Biography
Languages: English
Professional Qualification: Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, 19987 and in Hong Kong, 1991
Professional Membership: International Bar Association
Education: Kingston University, London and College of Law Guildford

Paul, who is an experienced expert in all areas of corporate/commercial work, started his career with a magic circle law firm in London and has over 30 years’ experience of working in Asia with leading law firms, having been admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales since 1987 and in Hong Kong since 1991.

Paul’s particular focus is on mergers and acquisitions, specifically cross border, related due diligence, private equity and inward investment into Asia.  Paul’s experience encompasses advising on M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate and debt restructurings, outsourcing and other commercial agreements, as well as the establishment of off-shore funds, across the Asia region.  He has worked on complex transactions in a range of industries including manufacturing, supply chain, corporate services, laboratory testing services, real property, I.T, sports and entertainment.

As part of Paul’s broad corporate practice, he is frequently called upon to advise directors, fund managers and general partners on related matters such as corporate governance, employment related issues, incentive schemes and to provide insolvency and restructuring advice.

Paul also has experience of corporate finance matters, including right issues, convertible bonds, and both US dollar and RMB denominated bond issues for listed companies.

Paul regularly speaks at conferences on a variety of topics, and has lectured on company law at the University of Hong Kong.  He is a member of the International Bar Association.