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Rossana Chu

  • Firm: YYC Legal LLP
  • Practice Area: M&A
  • Country: Hong Kong
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  • 2803 & 2803A China Resources Building, 26 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

About Rossana Chu

Rossana has been practising in law for more than 26 years. She is known for her expertise across mergers and acquisitions (including takeovers and privatizations of Hong Kong listed companies, cross-border acquisitions and disposals of private companies and businesses/assets, private equity investments), capital markets, corporate financing, asset management, fund formation, corporate restructuring, debt restructuring, family offices and wealth management, ESG and sustainability, legal and regulatory compliance matters for Hong Kong-listed companies, and employment legal issues. 

She represents multi-national and Chinese corporations, securities firms, banks, funds clients, families and individuals, as well as non-profit-making organisations in their domestic and overseas financial and commercial legal matters.

She is an award-winning lawyer, international accolades include: 

  • Chambers Greater China Region Leading Individual (2024)
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific Leading Individual (2023-2024)
  • IFLR1000 Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer (2015-2023)
  • asialaw Distinguished Practitioner (2023-24)
  • asialaw Client Service Excellence – The Highest Rated Lawyer to work with of the Year (2021)
  • China Business Law Journal – A-List: Visionaries (International) (2023-24)
  • China Business Law Journal – A-List: China’s Elite Lawyers (Foreign Firms) (2020-2022)
  • Global Law Experts Annual Awards Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year for Hong Kong (2022-2023)
  • In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year (2017, 2021 and 2022-23)
  • Leaders in Law Global Awards Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year for Hong Kong (2022-2023)
  • The Lawyers Network Annual Awards Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year for Hong Kong (2022)
  • Legal Media 360 Ranked Lawyer (2021, 2023)
  • Lexology Client Choice Awards Winner in Capital Markets for Hong Kong (2019)

As a thought leader in the legal industry, Rossana has been recognised as a #Lexology Legal Influencer (Individual Expert) respectively in “Future of legal services – Cross-border” and “Corporate – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2021, “Employment – Asia Pacific” for Q2 2021, and “Infrastructure – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2022.

Rossana has been a partner in international law firms since 2008. From 2018 to early 2024, she was the Managing Partner of a Hong Kong law firm as a member of the global network of a Big Four accounting firm.  She is a co-founder of the Association of Retired Elderly Limited, a non-profit-making organisation with a focus on improving the welfare of the elderly in Hong Kong. She is also an affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom.

The Firm

YYC Legal LLP (formerly known as Yang & Yang Solicitors LLP) is a Hong Kong law firm dedicated to providing comprehensive and efficient legal services to a wide variety of clients including corporations, financial institutions, funds, governmental and official authorities, family offices, individuals, charities and non-profit-making organizations.  With rich experience, extensive professional knowledge, and licenses in multiple jurisdictions, such as USA, Canada, England and Wales, the lawyers of YYC Legal LLP have established a global vision, diversified layout and license in Hong Kong.  A comprehensive law firm with first-class service capabilities. YYC Legal LLP has been in Association with East & Concord Partners (Hong Kong) Law Firm which is the Hong Kong office of a PRC-based law firm, East & Concord Partners.  Our alliance with East & Concord Partners which enables YYC Legal LLP to provide clients with a wide range of legal services in the Greater Bay Area (Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong), including 7 other offices (Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing and Xi’an) in mainland China, as well as an office in Vancouver of Canada and help the clients handle complex cross-border matters.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
  • Fund & Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Admission

  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales

Languages

  • English, Mandarin and Cantonese

Q&A With Rossana Chu

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Education

LL.M.
  • University of Hong Kong
  • 2003
PCLL
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • 1997
LL.B. (with Honours)
  • University of London
  • 1996
B.A. (with First Class Honours)
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • 1996

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