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Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
6th Floor
90 Grayston
90 Grayston Drive
South Africa

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  Kathleen Wong



Kathleen is a Banking Partner based in our Johannesburg office. She advises lenders and borrowers on a wide range of international banking and finance transactions, including syndicated loans, structured finance, project finance, leveraged finance, acquisition finance and debt restructurings.

Kathleen joined A&O in 2002. She has extensive banking and finance experience in developed and emerging markets, having worked in Europe, Asia and Africa.

In 2015, Kathleen relocated from A&O’s London office to Johannesburg to offer on-the-ground English law capability in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kathleen is ranked as an international expert in Chambers Global Directory 2017 and cited as a rising star in Expert Guides 2017.

Kathleen is fluent in French and English and operates in three dialects of Chinese, including Mandarin, Cantonese and Hoisanese.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as barrister and solicitor, Quebec, Canada, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Academic qualifications

LLB, Université de Montréal, 1998

LLM (with Merit), London School of Economics and Political Science, 2000

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