Ms Lorna Xin Chen > Shearman & Sterling > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling
21st Floor Gloucester Tower
The Landmark
15 Queen’s Road Central
Hong Kong
Lorna Xin Chen photo

Work Department

Investment Funds

Position

  • Partner
  • Asia Regional Managing Partner
  • Head of Greater China

Career

Lorna Xin Chen is the firm’s Asia Managing Partner, Head of Greater China and leader of the Asia Investment Funds practice. Lorna advises clients in the structuring, restructuring, formation and operation of alternative investment products, including private equity funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds and funds of funds. Lorna has extensive experience representing investors in making investments in private funds and co-investment structures worldwide. Lorna also advises on regulatory and compliance matters related to investment funds and their managers. She is qualified under NY, HK and PRC laws and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.

Languages

English
Mandarin

Memberships

ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • People’s Republic of China
  • Hong Kong

Member, Technical Committee of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Member, Women’s Committee of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Education

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
J.D.

  • Managing Editor of the Asian Law Review

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
LL.M.

BEIJING FOREIGN STUDIES UNIVERSITY
M.A.

CAPITAL NORMAL UNIVERSITY
B.A.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Investment funds: foreign firms

Shearman & Sterling‘s Lorna Xin Chen heads the Greater China practice and the Asia investment funds practice. The team has specific expertise in complex policy funds sponsored by multiple governments, government-owned financial institutions and development finance institutions. Chen and counsel Sean Murphy regularly advise on major PRC and international sovereign wealth funds, policy banks and development finance institutions in their investment fund and co-investment mandates around the world across key sectors and asset classes, including natural resources, infrastructure, TMT, AI and emerging technologies, real estate, healthcare, education and credit investments.

Hong Kong > Investment funds

(Leading individuals)

Lorna Xin ChenShearman & Sterling

Shearman & Sterling’s investment funds and private equity team is headed by Lorna Xin Chen, whose specialisms include the structuring, restructuring, formation and operation of alternative investment products. The team advises on private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, funds of funds, project funds and co-investment structures. Clients include global institutions, sovereign wealth funds, wealth management platforms, banks and insurance companies.