Hong Kong Partner, Chris Cheng was named among Asian Legal Business’ top “40 Under 40” in their October edition of “The Next Generation of Asia’s Lawyers.” The annual list profiles the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under 40 years of age and showcases 40 outstanding legal professionals in the region, these lawyers have worked on significant deals and disputes in the past year and have earned accolades from their peers, superiors and clients.

Chris Cheng’s practice areas span corporate, M&A, IPO’s, equity capital, markets and debt capital markets. He has been part of a number of significant deals with Appleby, including an investment holding company’s HK$3 billion (USD 383 million) listing on the Main Board. Chris joined Appleby in September 2007, and became Partner in 2017.

Cameron Adderley, Managing Partner of the Hong Kong office commented “Chris was promoted to partner in 2017 in recognition of his excellent capital markets practice and expertise. This is a core element of our Corporate practice and he is highly respected having led our fee earners on more than half of the 50 IPOs that were successfully launched by our clients last year.”

You can read the 2018 October edition of ALB’s “The Next Generation of Asia’s Lawyers” here.

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