Name: Rossana Chu
Firm Name: YYC Legal LLP
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong
Practice Area: M&A Law


View website

Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Rossana Chu as our exclusively recommended M&A Law expert in Hong Kong. If you wish to get in touch with Rossana please use the contact information provided above.
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
  • Fund & Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Education

  • University of Hong Kong, LL.M.
  • City University of Hong Kong, PCLL
  • University of London, LL.B. (Hons.)
  • City University of Hong Kong, B.A. (Accountancy)

Admission

  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales (non-practising)

Languages

English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Partner

Rossana Chu has more than 26 years of legal experience with deep knowledge and skills. She is best known for her expertise in M&As including takeovers and privatisations of Hong Kong listed companies, capital markets, corporate financing, asset management, corporate restructuring, private equity/venture investments, trusts and family offices, ESG and sustainability, technology law as well as employment legal issues. She advises multi-national and Chinese corporations, securities firms, investment banks, funds, non-profit making organisations, families and individuals in respect of their domestic and overseas legal matters.

Rossana Chu is an award-winning lawyer, international accolades include: “Leading Individual” by Chambers Greater China Region (2024); “Leading Individual” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023-2024); “Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer” by IFLR1000 (2015-2023); “asialaw Distinguished Practitioner” by asialaw (2023-24); “A-List: Visionaries (International)” by China Business Law Journal (2023-24); “A-List – China’s Elite Lawyers (Foreign Firms)” by China Business Law Journal (2020-2022); “Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year in Hong Kong” at Global Law Experts Annual Awards (2022-2023), “Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year in Hong Kong” at Leaders in Law Global Awards (2022-2023); “Winner in M&A Law Expert of the Year in Hong Kong” at The Lawyers Network Annual Awards (2022); “The Highest Rated Lawyer to work with of the Year” by asialaw Client Service Excellence (2021); “Ranked Lawyer” by Legal Media 360 (2021, 2023), “Commended External Counsel of the Year” by In-House Community (2017, 2021 and 2022-23); “Winner in Capital Markets for Hong Kong” at Lexology Client Choice Awards (2019); “Takeover Deal of the Year 2016 Award” by Lawyer Monthly (2016).

As a thought leader in the legal industry, Rossana has been recognised as a #Lexology Legal Influencer (Individual Expert) respectively in “Future of legal services – Cross-border” and “Corporate – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2021, “Employment – Asia Pacific” for Q2 2021, and “Infrastructure – Asia-Pacific” for Q1 2022.

Rossana has been a partner in international law firms since 2008. From 2018 to early 2024, she was the Managing Partner of a Hong Kong law firm as a member of the global network of a Big Four accounting firm.  She is a co-founder of the Association of Retired Elderly Limited, a non-profit-making organisation with a focus on improving the welfare of the elderly in Hong Kong. She is also an affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom.

Firm Description:

YYC Legal LLP (formerly known as Yang & Yang Solicitors LLP) is a Hong Kong law firm dedicated to providing comprehensive and efficient legal services to a wide variety of clients including corporations, financial institutions, funds, governmental and official authorities, family offices, individuals, charities and non-profit-making organizations.  With rich experience, extensive professional knowledge, and licenses in multiple jurisdictions, such as USA, Canada, England and Wales, the lawyers of YYC Legal LLP have established a global vision, diversified layout and license in Hong Kong.  A comprehensive law firm with first-class service capabilities.

YYC Legal LLP is familiar with Hong Kong’s legal system and business environment. It has been in Association with East & Concord Partners (Hong Kong) Law Firm which is the Hong Kong office of a PRC-based law firm, East & Concord Partners.  Our alliance with East & Concord Partners which enables YYC Legal LLP to provide clients with a wide range of legal services in the Greater Bay Area (Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong), including 7 other offices (Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Nanjing and Xi’an) in mainland China, as well as an office in Vancouver of Canada and help the clients handle complex cross-border matters.

 

Location: