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John Lee

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W

Hong Kong

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John Lee

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W

Hong Kong

John Lee is the Asia Pacific head of Allen & Overy’s international capital markets department and a registered foreign lawyer in Hong Kong. He has advised on various capital market transactions, relating to euro and global medium term note programme establishment and updates, Rule 144A and Reg S bonds, panda bonds, corporate hybrid securities, bank and insurance regulatory capital instruments, global depositary receipts, IPOs, convertible and exchangeable bonds, commercial paper programmes, certificate of deposit programmes, bonds with warrants, structured finance, securitisations, synthetic collateralised obligations and structured call warrants, involving Asian issuers.

John is “very responsive, takes responsibility and is able to assist in solving problems in a timely manner.”

Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms), China, Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

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Admitted as solicitor, England & Wales, 2013

Admitted as solicitor, State of California, USA, 2000

Registered foreign lawyer, Hong Kong, 2000


BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1999

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John advises on many capital market transactions, including; MTN programmes, bonds, corporate hybrid securities, regulatory capital securities, convertible and exchangeable bonds, asset-backed securities, covered bonds, IPOs, certificate of deposits and commercial papers involving issuers in Korea, Hong Kong SAR, Mainland China, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Mongolia and Fiji, among others.