Updated: Jul 28, 2020
Eversheds Sutherland Hong Kong expands banking team with hire of senior lawyer
Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its Banking and Finance practice with the appointment of Stephanie Wong as an Of Counsel.
Stephanie is a highly experienced, senior banking lawyer with a strong market reputation. She advises local, PRC and international banks on a broad range of matters including acquisition finance, corporate/secured lending, asset finance, real estate finance, ship finance, structured finance and syndicated lending.
Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Stephanie was a partner at Stephenson Harwood, Hong Kong.
Michael Yau, Head of Banking and Finance, Asia commented:
“I am very pleased to welcome Stephanie to the team. She has a well-deserved reputation in the market as a senior, and highly accomplished, lawyer. Her experience in advising on asset and shipping finance, together with complex secured lending, will strengthen our existing offering to our banking and corporate clients.
“Her expertise, clients and contacts will ensure that our team continues to grow as we develop the business.”
Stephen Kitts, Managing Partner Asia, commented:
“This is a strategic move for Eversheds Sutherland.
“With a broad array of experience and deep ties in Hong Kong’s business community, Stephanie will be a key member of our growing banking practice.
“Stephanie’s arrival is also a clear demonstration of our commitment to develop our Hong Kong, and Asia, banking practice.”