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Jeanette Chan

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Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

The head of the China practice group and the Asia communications and technology practice group, Jeanette K Chan is a partner in the corporate department, and splits her time between the firm’s offices in Hong Kong and Beijing.

With extensive experience in advising clients on complex cross-border M&A and private equity investments, Jeanette has particular experience advising on international joint ventures and foreign direct investments in the PRC, as well as major corporate restructurings of Chinese related assets. She has been involved in many transactions involving regulated industries, including telecommunications, IT, media, insurance and financial institutions. Jeanette's major M&A and private equity clients include Microsoft, Motorola, Asia Satellite, The Carlyle Group, Oaktree Capital, General Atlantic and Morgan Stanley.

She is frequently recognised as one of the world’s leading PRC law practitioners, particularly in the communications, media and technology industries, by various publications, including AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, the Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Who's Who Legal. Jeanette was recognised as the leading female lawyer in M&A/private equity at the International Financial Law Review Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2012. Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012 recognises Jeanette as a leading individual in the areas of corporate M&A, TMT, investment funds and private equity. Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012 recognises her as a "Band 1" Leading Individual in private equity and TMT in China and IFLR 1000 2013 recognises her as a "Leading Lawyer" in Hong Kong and China private equity.

Ms Chan is a member of the New York Bar. She is also admitted to practise law in Canada and Hong Kong, and is a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales. Jeanette is a foreign legal consultant of the All China Lawyer's Association.

WWL says: Jeanette Chan is a "gifted lawyer" who advises on foreign direct investment into the PRC. She is "highly sought after" by clients in the telecommunications, IT and media markets

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Who's Who Legal Telecommunications Media & Technology: Telecoms and Media

Managing partner of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison’s China practice and head of the Asia communications and technology practice, Jeanette Chan is a member of the corporate department and splits her time between the firm’s offices in Hong Kong and Beijing.

Jeanette has extensive experience advising clients on complex private equity and M&A investments in Greater China, as well as major corporate restructurings of Chinese related assets. She has particular experience with international joint ventures, specifically in the PRC, as well as foreign direct investments in Asia. In particular, Jeanette has been involved in many transactions involving regulated industries, including telecommunications, IT, media, insurance and financial institutions.

Jeanette spent several years with Paul, Weiss in Hong Kong, New York, Beijing and Shanghai prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 1992. She also spent almost two years based in Hong Kong as the senior international legal adviser of Cable & Wireless plc for the Asia Pacific region, assisting with their operations and business development teams in the region.

Jeanette is frequently recognised as one of the world’s leading PRC law practitioners, particularly in the communications, media and technology industries, by various publications, including being listed as a “Leading Individual” for TMT in Hong Kong and private equity/venture capital (foreign firm) in China by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017); as a “Leading Lawyer” in Hong Kong for private equity and M&A by IFLR1000 (2017); receiving the “Outstanding Practitioner Award” at the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asia Women in Business Law Awards (2016); receiving “International Dealmaker of the Year” at the China Law & Practice Awards, a publication of ALM Media Properties, which also publishes The American Lawyer (2016); being listed as a “Band 1” leading individual for private equity, buyouts and venture capital investment (international firm) and TMT (international firm) in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific (2016); as a leading lawyer for corporate and telecommunications, media and technology in Hong Kong by Who’s Who Legal (2016); named “Best in M&A and Private Equity” at the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asia Women in Business Law Awards (2015); and “Dealmaker of the Year” at the Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards (2015)

Jeanette is a member of the New York Bar. She is also admitted to practise law in Canada and Hong Kong and is a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales. Jeanette is a foreign legal consultant of the All China Lawyer’s Association.

WWL says: Chan is described as an "outstanding local counsel who is very dedicated to her work".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Telecommunications Media & Technology which can be purchased from our Shop.

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