Denise Wong

Denise Wong


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M +852 9265 3303

Practice Areas

Denise Wong is based in Walkers' Hong Kong office and is a partner in the firm's Global Investment Funds and Corporate Groups.  She has a broad investment funds practice specialising in both private equity and hedge funds.

She has extensive experience advising private equity and hedge fund sponsors on the structuring and formation of funds and co-investment and alternative investment vehicles and the completion of transactions undertaken by them.

Her practice also encompasses advising on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, initial public offerings as well as general corporate matters.  Denise leads regular seminars in relation to the legal issues affecting investment fund formation and Cayman corporate and transactional matters.

Denise trained as a solicitor with Herbert Smith in Hong Kong where she remained after qualification and specialised in corporate matters. She acted for investment banks and corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and general corporate matters.

Admitted In:
British Virgin Islands
England and Wales (not practising)
Hong Kong (not practising)

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (Distinction), The University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Laws, University of London
Bachelor of Commerce (High Distinction), University of Toronto

The Legal 500 2020 – Leading Individual – "A fluent Mandarin speaker, the 'thorough and commercial' Denise Wong heads up the China practice and excels in handling private funds work, both on the fund formation side and M&A front."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 - Band 2 – "Denise Wong is a well-known practitioner based in Hong Kong, and is described by one client as a 'very responsive and knowledgeable lawyer'."

IFLR 1000 2018 – 2020 - Highly Regarded

Who's Who Legal: Private Funds 2011 – 2019

Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2018

Citywealth Magazine - 2016-2018 IFC Power Women Top 200

Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2016 - Best in Offshore

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 - 'Denise Wong is described as having "a great reputation" by interviewees.'

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 - "Denise Wong is fluent in Mandarin and is very popular among interviewees, who consider her to be 'very responsive' and testify to her 'good reputation in the market'."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 - "Denise Wong attracts strong market recognition for her broad corporate and investment funds practice acting for significant Chinese clients on major transactions."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 - "Denise Wong is well known in the market for her hedge fund and private equity fund work. 'She's very practical, very commercial and responsive and she anticipates what our needs are'." Admitted In