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Roger Lui

Partner

Hong Kong

Lui Roger
Roger Lui

Partner

Hong Kong

Roger is a partner in our Banking department and has over 20 years’ experience advising financial institutions, credit funds, sponsors and corporates on a wide range of complex, high-profile and highly structured financing transactions across Asia Pacific and beyond.

Roger has a varied and extensive practice, having regularly advised on corporate lending, pre-IPO financing, equity-backed financing, structured and acquisition financing, real estate financing and project financing.

Over the years, Roger has advised on numerous significant, award-winning financing transactions involving market-first features, setting industry precedents.

Before settling in Hong Kong, Roger spent time in both of A&O’s London and Tokyo offices.

Being fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Roger is recognised by clients for his knowledge of the markets across the region and the diversity of his practice.

Band 1 Leading Individual: Banking and Finance (International Firms), China
Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

Leading Individual: Banking and Finance, Hong Kong 
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2021

“I would really single him out, he's terrific, a real gentleman.  He can really calmly bring the deal together, he's the best I deal with.”
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

Office

Hong Kong

Allen & Overy
9th Floor, Three Exchange Square, Central
Hong Kong

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 2000

Academic

BA, The University of Sydney, 1993

BA (Juris), Oxford University, 1996

MA (Juris), Oxford University, 2001

Published work

Lui. R, Silk. M, Tse. J, 2002, "Portfolio project financing - The Asian perspective", Project Finance International Asia Pacific Review Supplement

Lui. R, Thierne. C, Brown. T, 2005, "Nam Theun 2 Powers Ahead", Project Finance International Asia Pacific Review Supplement

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