Name: Rossana Chu
Firm Name: LC Lawyers LLP
Jurisdiction: Hong Kong
Practice Area: M&A Law

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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.


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


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


English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Managing Partner

Rossana has been recognised by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a “Recommended Lawyer” in Corporate (including M&A) for Hong Kong (2022); named as a “Recommended Attorney” by Global Law Experts (GLE) as its only recommended M&A law representative in Hong Kong (2021-2022); recognised by Asialaw Client Service Excellence as “The Highest Rated Lawyer to work with of the Year” in Capital Markets (Hong Kong) (2021); recognised as one of the A-List “China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Firms)” by China Business Law Journal (2020 and 2021); named as a “Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer in Capital markets: Equity, M&A, Private equity and Restructuring and insolvency” practices (2021-2022) and a “Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer in Financial & Corporate Law” (2015-2020) for 6 consecutive years by IFLR1000; “Winner in Capital Markets for Hong Kong” at the Client Choice Awards (2019) by Lexology and International Law Office (ILO); and “Shortlisted for Restructuring and Insolvency” (2019) by Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards.  Rossana is an Arbitrator of China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission.

Rossana was named as the “Commended External Counsel of the Year 2017” by the In-House Community. As the lead partner in a large-scale M&A transaction, Rossana led her team in winning the “Takeover Deal of the Year 2016 Award” by Lawyer Monthly. She was also recognised as an “Up and Coming” practitioner in the area of Private Equity: Buyouts (International Firms) in China by Chambers Asia-Pacific (2008 to 2013).

Rossana Chu is known for her expertise across mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and corporate finance. She also advises on corporate restructuring, wealth management, insolvency and debt restructuring, private equity/venture capital investments with Mainland China and Hong Kong elements, as well as on legal and regulatory compliance matters in relation to Hong Kong-listed companies.

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.

Firm Description:

An independent law firm in Hong Kong

LC Lawyers LLP is an independent law firm in Hong Kong providing legal services to financial institutions, corporate clients and private enterprises. Our law firm offers quality legal services to financial institutions, private enterprises and corporate clients in Hong Kong in a variety of areas including mergers & acquisitions (M&As of listed and private companies), takeovers, privatizations, corporate restructuring, corporate finance, HK IPOs, capital markets, legal due diligence, employee share-based incentive plans, private equity and venture capital investments, fund formation, asset management, wealth management, family trusts, family business, debt markets, debt restructuring (including re-financing arrangements, asset disposals and introduction of angel investors), bankruptcy, insolvency, dispute resolution (including mediation, arbitration and litigation), legal compliance and regulatory investigations (including bribery, corruption, fraud, market misconduct and money laundering), compliance training, legal & regulatory risk assessment, data privacy (including personal data, trade and state secret, data localization and data transfer laws), cybersecurity, employment law and labour law compliance, and talent management.

What our services can offer you:

At our law firm, together with other members of EY Law, we assist our corporate and private clients in Hong Kong with legal technologies. Our legal advice, combined with innovative technology-driven services, empowers process innovation and allows better control over legal costs. We provide services in contract lifecycle management (including contract creation, data abstraction and analysis, template design and obligations management), regulatory mapping and compliance monitoring, managed review and functional analysis (including data analysis, document redaction, audio and video file reviews and eDiscovery) and entity compliance and governance.

Whether you represent a corporate client or a private enterprise, as a law firm based in Hong Kong we can provide you with sound strategic advice, commercial solutions as well as detailed guidance that you need to navigate the increasingly complex legal environment of the ever-changing global economy.