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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6064, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 373 3000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 757 3990
Web:
www.paulweiss.com
Beijing, Hong Kong, London, New York, Tokyo, Toronto and 2 more
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Jeanette K Chan, New York, USA

Jeanette K Chan

Tel:
Work +8610 5828 6388
Email:
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Partner in the corporate department; head of the firm’s China practice group and the firm’s Asia communications and technology practice group. Ms. Chan also is the representative of the Beijing office and splits her time between the firm’s offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. Her practice has focused on foreign direct investments into the PRC, with emphasis on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments. She has also been an active participant in the Chinese telecommunications, IT and media markets since 1994, when they first opened to foreign companies. The other industries Ms. Chan has been involved in include insurance, banking, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and health care.

Career

Ms. Chan spent several years with Paul, Weiss in Hong Kong, New York and Shanghai prior to relocating to Hong Kong. From 1987 to 1989, she managed the firm's Shanghai presence, assisting clients in their investments and operations in Shanghai and elsewhere in China. In addition, Ms. Chan spent almost two years based in Hong Kong as the senior international legal advisor of Cable & Wireless, plc for the Asia Pacific region, including their operations in China.

Languages

Mandarin, Shanghainese and Cantonese.

Member

Elected member Council of Governors of the Cable and Satellite Breoadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA); New York, UK, Canadian and Hong Kong Bar.

Education

University of British Columbia Law School and an LL.M. degree in international law from Harvard Law School.

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