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Kathleen Wong



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Kathleen Wong



Kathleen is a Banking Partner based in our London office. She advises lenders and borrowers on a wide range of international finance and restructuring transactions.

Kathleen joined A&O in 2002. She has built on-the-ground expertise in emerging markets, having been based in Singapore, Shanghai and Johannesburg. She is named one of the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2020, a list of leading female transactional lawyers in the world, recognised by clients and peers for the quality of their advice and service.

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

News & insights

The sun shining behind a row of modern skyscrapers

Publications: 03 AUGUST 2021

LIBOR transition: less is more

In the race to remediate, the moment has come for lenders to lighten up on corporate authorisations and legal opinions.

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Skyscraper city scape with tall buildings and harbour

Publications: 05 MAY 2021

Criteria published for registering as a bankruptcy expert in UAE

In a development which will be of interest to those in the restructuring community, the UAE’s Financial Reorganization Committee (the FRC) has codified, via an Approved Guide1, the steps that…

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Panoramic view of the New York skyline

Publications: 29 MARCH 2021

Sustainable finance: Key considerations for loan documents

As regulators, shareholders, investors and wider society increasingly focus their attention on ESG matters, they have crept up the boardroom agenda of large companies and financial institutions and…

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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2020

Charting a course for greater inclusion in a year of accelerated change

A&O’s five new Regional Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) partners reflect on their first year in the role and the impact events of 2020 have had on D&I at the firm.

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Admitted as barrister and solicitor, Quebec, Canada, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005


LLB, Université de Montréal, 1998

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