Janice Lee > Ince > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

4404-10, 44th Floor, One Island East
18 Westlands Road
Taikoo Place
Hong Kong
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Work Department

Maritime, Aviation & travel, Banking & finance




Janice was trained in Ince Hong Kong office. She is an asset finance lawyer who advises prominent PRC clients on ship and aviation finance matters. Janice has extensive experience in structured financing particularly in sale and lease back transactions. She advises major ship finance lenders and renowned PRC based financial leasing companies within the shipping and aviation sectors.

Highlight Matters:
> Advised a major Chinese leasing company on the sale and leaseback of two 162,000m3 ice breaking LNG carriers with a Greek shipowner. The aggregate loan amount was around US$363,800,000. The vessels are each being employed for the Yamal LNG project.
> Advised a leading Chinese leasing company on the sale and leaseback of a fleet of 51 vessels with a French shipowner as well as the multi-tiered structured financing in relation to the acquisition. The total value of the vessels exceeds US$900 million.
> Advised a major Chinese leasing company on the sale of certain ship-leasing portfolio to another major Chinese leasing company.
> Advised a major Chinese leasing company on the sale and leaseback of four Boeing 737-800 commercial aircraft with a major Chinese airline with an aggregate loan amount of approximately US$207 million and the subsequent refinancing of the aircraft.
> Advised a European private wealth bank on the financing and refinancing of various business jets owned by high net worth individuals.


English, Cantonese, Mandarin


> Law Society of England and Wales

> Law Society of Hong Kong

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Asset finance (including aviation and shipping finance)

(Next Generation Partners: Shipping Finance)

Janice LeeInce

Combining vast maritime industry sector knowledge, with expertise at the leading-edge of leasing and finance structures, Ince remains a popular choice among a fairly balanced roster of owners, lessors, and lenders. Team head Gary Wong typifies the varied work handled by the practice, and regularly advises international/domestic banks and owners across a myriad new money and restructuring mandates. Janice Lee has an excellent reputation among PRC-based lenders and lessors; she recently advised CMB Financial Leasing, as one of the participating lessors, in a high-profile syndicated sale and leaseback transaction. Managing associate Lorraine Mok is also recommended.