Karen Chan > Deacons > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Deacons
5TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE
18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL
HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Property practice group

Position

Partner

Career

Karen Chan has considerable experience of different kinds of property related transactions, including sale and purchase of commercial, industrial and residential properties, leasing and licensing of all kinds of properties, all types of general conveyancing matters and advice.

She has acted for major banks in Hong Kong on numerous land related security financing, including all types of mortgages and security documentation.

Some of Karen’s experience includes acting for clients in the sale of properties directly by private treaty or public tender or through sale of shares of the companies owning the properties; acting for clients in the purchase of properties directly or through acquisition of shares of the companies owning the properties; and acting for large corporations involving intra-group restructuring and transfer of properties and giving various advices in relation thereto.

Karen has also acted for major landlords and tenants on commercial and residential leasing matters and advised banks in Hong Kong on property financing and refinancing transactions.

Languages

English
Cantonese
Mandarin

Memberships

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Education

LLB, University of Hong Kong

PCLL, University of Hong Kong  

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Real estate

A firm founded in Hong Kong, Deacons offers a thorough knowledge of the market and local regulations, as well as the capability to advise on large developments and cross border transactions. The real estate practice is led by the ‘outstandingLilian Chiang, who advises on major development projects and is recommended for her ‘technically sound advice‘. Wallace Wong has over two decades of experience and has handled many large real estate M&A deals in that period. Consequently, Wong has developed strong and lasting relationships with several major developers in Hong Kong, including the Urban Renewal Authority. Karen Chan and Wai Tung Yu are also key names to note. They assist on property transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and property investment.