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Asia Pacific

Since establishing a presence in Asia Pacific more than 30 years ago, we have earned a reputation for providing innovative and high-quality advice that has stewarded numerous complex deals to successful conclusion for our clients.

Our lawyers are based throughout the region which enables us to keep our clients up to speed with local legislative and regulatory developments as and when they occur around the region. We are one of very few global law firms that can provide a truly integrated capability across the Asia Pacific region.

In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Asia Pacific.

Countries/regions covered in Asia Pacific:

Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated bespoke solution for clients doing business in the region.

We advise international organisations, investors, banks, governments multi-lateral organisations, export credit agencies and non-profit organisations on transactions across these countries.

News and insights


News: 13 September 2023

Allen & Overy advises Port of Melbourne on its first Sustainability-Linked Loan

Allen & Overy has advised Australia’s largest general cargo and container port – Port of Melbourne (PoM) – on securing its first sustainability-linked loan (SLL). The AUD475 million working capital…

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Publications: 11 September 2023

Private capital perspectives podcast: the dynamics of NAV financing for APAC investors and fund managers

Net Asset Value or NAV financing is gaining popularity among private equity and other alternative asset managers seeking liquidity in a challenging market.

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Publications: 06 September 2023

Allen & Overy and Standard Chartered launch guide to payment regulations in Asia

Allen & Overy and international banking group Standard Chartered have today launched the first Guide to Payment Regulations for corporates and fintech customers navigating the evolving payments…

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Hong Kong

News: 24 August 2023

A&O advises the HKMA on legal and regulatory considerations for tokenisation of bonds in Hong Kong

Allen & Overy (A&O) has advised the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the HKMA) on the deployment of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in real capital markets transactions – culminating in the launch of…

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Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America

In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Global Experts and Markets

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Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients. 

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Grace Zhang
Grace Zhang

Senior Comms & Marketing Manager, APAC

Hong Kong

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