Vicki Liu



Hong Kong SAR

Vicki is Co-Managing Partner of Greater China and Managing Partner of Hong Kong, and a member of the Executive Committee.

She has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee since its inception in 2017. She has expertise in a broad range of banking and finance transactions throughout Asia Pacific. She has acted for banks and funds on a variety of structured debt financings, including acquisition finance transactions and hybrid debt and equity products such as pre-IPO financings and other forms of equity-backed financings. She also has experience advising on debt restructuring and has advised private equity funds and investments banks on distressed debt opportunities.

She is highly ranked in the leading legal directories ("Vicki Liu is hands-on and provides practical and innovative advice to her clients. Perfect engagement with her clients and counterparties." - 'Hall of Fame', Legal 500, 2024; 18 years ranked in Chambers); and has also received industry recognition for her leadership roles (including Managing Partner of the Year at the 2021 ALB Women in Law Awards and the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyer Award in 2020.)

Vicki regularly speaks on panels in relation to both legal practice and leadership, including often with a focus on diversity.




Admitted as solicitor and barrister, Victoria, Australia, 1993

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 1994


LLB (Hons) BA, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 1992


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.