Antony Cowie > Hill Dickinson Hong Kong > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong
33B United Centre
95 Queensway
Admiralty, Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Work Department

Corporate, commercial and finance transactions.

Position

Antony is a partner of transactional practice in Hong Kong.

Antony is a corporate, commercial and finance transactional lawyer, with a broad range of experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements, share sale and purchases, sale and purchases of businesses/assets, equity capital markets work, hire purchase and financial leasing arrangements, ship/yacht sale and purchase agreements, ship/yacht new-build contracts, ship/yacht management agreements, chartering/pooling agreements, private equity investments, regulatory advisory and general commercial transactional work.

Antony advises clients in a broad range of industries including financial services, technology, high-value luxury assets, yachting, marine/shipping, medical services and equipment, media and entertainment, food and beverage and manufacturing industries.

Over the last 20 years, Antony has gained significant experience working in private practice with leading law firms, as well as in senior in-house roles with a prominent London-based ship broker and as head of legal and insurance with a leading ship management company in Hong Kong.

Career

Robert Fleming & Co (Investment Bank)

Freshfields – Solicitors – London

Vincent T.K. Cheung, Yap & Co – Solicitors – Hong Kong

Richards Butler – Solicitors – Hong Kong

Lewis Silkin – Solicitors – London

Simpson, Spence & Young – Shipbrokers – In-House Legal – London & Singapore

Anglo-Easter Ship Management – Ship Managers – Hong Kong

Hill Dickinson (Hong Kong). 

Made Partner at HDHK in May 2020.

Languages

English

Memberships

Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong.

Education

LLB/LLM/LPC/PCCL. 

King’s College London/College of Law (London)/The University of Hong Kong.

Leisure

Sailing, Tennis, Hiking and Reading.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Shipping

Hill Dickinson Hong Kong provides a ‘very responsive, user-friendly and cost-effective‘ service across the gamut of wet and dry shipping matters. The Hong Kong team comprises of four partners and numerous ‘very gifted and diligent associates‘. The firm is also able to leverage its wider presence in other key global shipping centres in the provision of cross-border advice. The ‘incredibly well regardedDamien Laracy is equally adept at handling wet and dry shipping cases, and is sought after for advice on ship mortgage enforcement and ship arrests. Antony Cowie excels at advising clients on corporate and finance-related shipping work, including in the context of ship sale and purchase agreements. Bryan O’Hare and ‘very hardworking‘ associate Maggie Lee are also recommended.