Wai Tung Yu > Deacons > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile
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Wai Tung Yu
Property practice group
Wai-Tung has extensive experience in all aspects of property-related transactions including sale and purchase of residential, commercial and industrial properties in secondary market, disposal and acquisition of en-block premises, conditional purchase of units for re-development purpose, intra-group transfer, sale by mortgagee or receiver, tender sale, property mortgage financing, tenancies, leasing back, and other complicated conveyancing matters.
He specialises in title checking of different kinds of properties and conducting due diligence exercise on property ownership/encumbrances in shares sale and other commercial transactions.
He has a particular focus on the project sale work governed by Consent and Non-Consent Schemes. He represented a large number of major real estate developers and statutory bodies in drafting the Deed of Mutual Covenant and project sale documents; dealing with the Government for obtaining pre-sale consent and other relevant approvals; and handling the sale of project units during and after construction stage.
He also advises on compliance with the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance and many complex issues within the scope of land law.
Completed Legal Practice Course in De Montfort University, England
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 ‘outstanding‘ Lilian 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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Commercial, corporate and M&A: independent Hong Kong law firms
- Intellectual property
- Investment funds
- Labour and employment
- Real estate
- Antitrust and competition
- Capital markets (debt)
- Capital markets (equity)
- Corporate (including M&A)
- Dispute resolution: international arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Domestic and International Corporate Tax
- Private Client and Family
- Banking and finance