Banking lawyer joins DLA Piper in Hong Kong

Crystal Chen

DLA Piper has strengthened its finance, projects and restructuring practice in Hong Kong with the hiring of banking and finance lawyer Crystal Chen as a partner. Chen joined from Linklaters, where she worked in energy and infrastructure practice in Hong Kong for more than five years as counsel before being promoted to partner in 2019.

Qualified in New York, Hong Kong and the PRC, Chen focuses her practice on China’s inbound and outbound transactions. She has served a broad range of clients, including policy banks, commercial banks, multilateral development agencies, governments, export credit agencies, private equity funds, project sponsors and other project participants.

Chan is experienced in the development, financing, acquisition and disposal of projects in the power, petrochemical and mining sectors. She has extensive experience in a wide range of other types of financing work, including leveraged finance buy-outs, acquisition finance and other structured event-driven financings.