Central, Hong Kong
Tel: (+852) 2522 9183
Fax: (+852) 2530 9627
Current position: Partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus: General corporate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, tax, labour & employment, regulatory & government, taxation, trusts & estates
Career highlights: Patty Chan is a partner of Vivien Chan & Co and has been in practice for over 20 years.
Patty’s practice areas include general commercial matters, employment, cross-border M&A, China direct investment and real property matters. She has advised multinational companies in relation to M&A in Greater China, including due diligence, labour and employment issues, and regulatory compliance. She regularly advises on tax-related matters, which include tax saving structures and tax appeals and prosecutions for both Hong Kong and China. Patty is very experienced in all aspects of real property matters, such as sale/purchase, tenancies, sales & leaseback, and loan and finance documents.
Patty has advised clients on a broad range of commercial matters in the PRC, including tax issues arising from M&A deals, distribution and licensing agreements, and service agreements. She regularly advises on corporate restructuring for multinationals in Greater China for regulatory compliance, asset protection and tax efficiency. She has participated as a panel speaker on employment, tax and M&A law at numerous international conferences.
Patty received her law degree from the University of Hong Kong, and is admitted in England and Wales, and Hong Kong. Patty is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 in Corporate/M&A