Mr Michael Wong > Dechert > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

31/F Jardine House
One Connaught Place, Central
Hong Kong

Work Department

Investment Funds: Asia; Financial Services and Investment Management; Investment Advisers; Investment Funds and Investment Companies; Private Equity; Private Funds; Regulatory Compliance


Michael P. Wong’s practice focuses on fund formation, fund investments and retail fund registration. Mr. Wong covers a broad range of investment funds, including hedge, private equity, private debt and venture capital. His clients include international and PRC asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks, venture capitalists and institutional investors.

Mr. Wong also has extensive experience advising on financial services regulatory matters such as financial intermediaries licensing, compliance, financial products marketing and distribution, listed shareholdings disclosures and market misconduct, and has been active in advising on acquisitions of financial intermediaries in Hong Kong and Asia.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Wong was a partner in the investment management practice at another international law firm.


Cantonese; Mandarin; English


University of New South Wales, B.Com., 1999
University of New South Wales, LL.B., 2000
The University of Hong Kong, P.C.LL., 2001
The College of Law, Sydney, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Investment funds

Dechert draws on strength from its European and US-qualified partners to offer a holistic approach to fund formation, fund raising, fund investments, and regulatory and fund disputes matters. The firm is well-versed in private equity funds, hedge funds, registered funds and regulatory matters, including licensing, non-contentious regulatory advice and compliance. It counts investment funds and asset managers, diversified financial institutions, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks and private banks amongst its clientele. Michael Wong, who has deep regulatory experience, heads the practice.