Philip Gilligan > Deacons > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile
5TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE
18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL
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Banking and Finance practice
Philip is a partner in the Banking and Finance practice.
Finance: Represents lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured syndicated and single bank loan facilities in various countries in Asia, as well as shareholder financings, security arrangements, structured trade, commodities finance, asset finance, acquisition finance, securitisation and derivatives.
Finance Regulatory: Licensing, revocation and cancellation of licences, and ongoing compliance requirements for banks, money lenders, money brokers, commodities traders and foreign exchange traders in Hong Kong. Advising on electronic transactions, payment systems, stored value facilities and virtual banks. Advising on financing and insolvency/bankruptcy related aspects of gaming. Preparing and reviewing standard forms and advising on related legal issues (including preparing and reviewing account opening terms and conditions and ancillary documents, loan, guarantee and security documentation, equipment financing documentation and factoring documentation).
Restructuring and Insolvency: Represents liquidators, trustees, creditors and debtors in upstream and downstream restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency in Hong Kong, China and regionally, as well as debt trading and non-performing loan transactions, with particular experience in distressed banks and commodities companies/transactions, and acts as liquidator in members’ voluntary liquidations.
Projects and Infrastructure: Represents sponsors and lenders on the commercial and financing aspects of projects in various sectors (such as water, power, petrochemicals and industrial plant) throughout Asia (particularly Hong Kong, China and Indonesia) and globally.
Asia Pacific Loan Market Association
Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
B.A. and M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge (First Class Honours each year)
LL.M., Trinity College, Cambridge (First Class Honours, First in Class)
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