Christopher Hooley

Chris advises on a wide range of corporate commercial, corporate finance, mergers and acquisition, information technology matters, from strategising on tech driven start ups to drafting documentation required for complex cross border transactions.

Chris was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 1980 and worked in the City of London before moving to Hong Kong in 1987.

In Hong Kong, he has worked for three large Hong Kong law firms, in each as the Partner in charge of the Corporate Commercial Department.

He has written articles and conducted seminars on a variety of different commercial topics in Asia, Europe and North America and has a strong commitment to social endeavours, one of which is the World Justice Project, where Chris is an accredited contributor.

In addition to his Honours Degree in Law, Chris has a Masters Degree in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law from Strathclyde University.

Chris is recognised by Chambers Asia, Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business for his expertise in Mergers and Acquisitions and he is recognised by Practical Law, as being one of the leading employment lawyers in Hong Kong.

  • Leading Individual (Band 3) in Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms – Chambers Greater China Region
  • Leading Individual (Band 2) in Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms – Chambers Greater China Region
  • Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate and M&A (Notable Firm) – Asialaw
Previous Years (2016-2022)
  • Leading Individual in Corporate / M&A – Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global (2016-2022)
  • Leading Individual in Employment: Hong Kong Law – Chambers Asia-Pacific (2018)
  • Leading Lawyer in Corporate and M&A – Asialaw (2016-2022)
  • Recommended in Labour, Employment & Benefits (National Guide) – Who’s Who Legal (2022)
  • Presenting at legal updates/seminars and at international conferences.
Podcast S3E2 | Corporate & Commercial: Shareholder Disputes 1920 700 Christopher Hooley

Podcast S3E2 | Corporate & Commercial: Shareholder Disputes

Podcast S1E4 | Corporate & Commercial: Essential Considerations 1200 800 Gary Wong

Podcast S1E4 | Corporate & Commercial: Essential Considerations


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