Walkers Strengthens China Corporate Practice with Jenny Nip Hire

Leading international law firm Walkers is pleased to announce that Jenny Nip has joined its Hong Kong office as a Partner in the firm's Corporate & Investment Funds Group.

With substantive offshore experience and a particular focus on the Hong Kong and China markets, Jenny Nip is well regarded for her legal expertise and exceptional client service.

Jenny Nip specialises in all areas of corporate transactions including capital market transactions, mergers & acquisitions and downstream private equity financing and investment deals. Jenny has extensive experience in representing issuers, arrangers and investors in connection with pre-IPO financings and listings of BVI and Cayman Islands companies on global stock exchanges, including Hong Kong and the United States. In addition to her corporate practice, Jenny also has significant expertise advising international banks, financial institutions, leasing companies and corporations on bank finance and debt capital market transactions.

Andy Randall, Managing Partner of Walkers’ Hong Kong office commented: "We are delighted with the arrival of Jenny Nip who will bolster our already substantial China corporate practice. With the addition of Jenny Nip, Walkers has an unparalleled depth of China facing trilingual offshore partner talent making Walkers unique amongst offshore law firms."

"The lure of Jenny Nip to Walkers, as well as the seven newly promoted partners in Hong Kong and Singapore last year, demonstrates a continuation of our regional growth and Walkers' commitment to maintaining our market leading position in Asia." Andy Randall added.

Commenting on her appointment, Jenny Nip said, "Walkers is a world class international offshore law firm providing a broad range of leading legal services across multiple offshore jurisdictions. I look forward to working with the dynamic and entrepreneurial Walkers team and to continue to develop and expand the already very strong presence in Hong Kong and Mainland China."

About Walkers
Walkers is a pre-eminent offshore law firm which operates through a network of offices and affiliations providing advice in relation to the laws of Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey with a particular focus on investment funds, private equity, finance, structured products, capital markets, private wealth, insolvency and dispute resolution.

With 20 Partners currently based in Hong Kong and Singapore, Walkers is one of the largest offshore law firms in Asia.

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