Mr Li Chuan Hsu > Dentons Rodyk > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, Capital Markets, Corporate, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies


Hsu Li Chuan is a senior partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Corporate practice group and co-head of the Fintech/Blockchain practice group. He is also co-head of the Regional practice and the Singapore-China relationship partner.

Li Chuan graduated from the National University of Singapore on a Singapore Armed Forces Training Award. After serving his bond in the armed forces as a combat officer, he was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore.

Li Chuan’s main areas of practice encompass corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate commercial transactions, with an emphasis on equity capital markets transactions. He is effectively bilingual in both English and Chinese, and has advised various Chinese clients and companies.

Li Chuan has experience in a broad scope of transactions in the area of corporate finance and capital markets, for both listed and private companies. He has acted on initial public offerings (IPOs), with experience as issuer’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel, share placements and other fundraising transactions. He has also acted for clients in post-listing advisory and compliance. Of recent years, he has been involved in listings of MOG companies.

In the area of mergers and acquisitions, he has experience in mergers and acquisitions for both public and private companies, including reverse takeovers (RTOs).

In the area of private equity investments, he has been involved in fund raising transactions relating to the issue of equity, convertible and debt securities.

Li Chuan has also advised on a wide range of general corporate advisory work ranging from joint ventures, corporate restructurings and debt restructurings.

He is active in his national service duties and currently serves in an infantry brigade, holding the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He graduated from the 10th National Service Command and Staff Course from the Singapore Armed Forces’ Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College in 2009.


Senior Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP (formerly Rodyk & Davidson LLP), 2010 – present
Shook Lin & Bok LLP, 2007 – 2010


English, Mandarin


Member, The Law Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Academy of Law


LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Capital markets: equity and debt: local firms

Lawyers at Dentons Rodyk advise the spectrum of market participants on domestic and cross-border public offerings of equity. The group has particular experience assisting clients with operations in China, India, Indonesia and Taiwan. On the debt side, the group has experience in convertible, exchangeable and asset-backed debt securities, as well as standalone debt issues. Nicholas Chong  focuses on real estate investment trusts and debt capital markets transactions and jointly leads the group with Valerie Ong , an expert in bond issuances. Li Chuan Hsu, bilingual in English and Chinese, is a co-leader of the China desk, advising numerous Chinese companies on their capital markets transactions.