Rupen Shah

Rupen Shah


T +852 2596 3314
M +852 2284 4560

Practice Areas

Rupen is a partner in the Finance and Corporate Group of Walkers' Hong Kong office. He advises on a wide range of financing transactions, including acquisition finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, private jet finance, bond issuances, margin lending, premium insurance finance, restructurings and general lending. Rupen also advises on general corporate matters including re-domiciliations and mergers and acquisitions.

Rupen's clients include commercial banks, private banks, financial institutions, international corporations and insurance companies. In addition, he has many years of Bermuda law experience and works closely with Walkers' Bermuda office to service their Asia based clients.

After completing his training with McGrigors (now merged with Pinsent Masons) in London, Rupen moved to a leading offshore firm in Jersey where he joined the Finance Services Group, dealing with securitisations and general lending transactions.  In 2007 Rupen joined the Corporate & Commercial department of another offshore firm in its Hong Kong office where he developed expertise advising on a broad range of cross-border multi-jurisdictional financings and general corporate matters.  Rupen joined Walkers' Hong Kong office in January 2016.

Admitted in:
British Virgin Islands 
Bermuda, Registered Associate
England and Wales (not practising)


LL.B (Hons) in Law & Politics, Cardiff University
LL.M in Computer & Communications Law, University of London

Legal 500 2015 - understands the practical issues banks face and provides workable solutions

Chambers 2015 – well versed in banking and finance matters, particularly in relation to Jersey and Hong Kong

Chambers 2014 – "singled out by clients for being "prompt and keen to get the deal done" when handling a wide range of corporate, banking and finance matters"