John Lee

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W


Hong Kong SAR

John is Regional Co-Head of International DCM, Derivatives & Securitization 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.



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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