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Karen  Lee, Senior Associate

Karen  Lee

Senior Associate


English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice areas

  • Banking and finance

Practice notes

Karen is a senior associate in our Banking and Finance group.

Her area of practice focuses on advising local and international financial institutions and corporations on a broad range of general banking and finance matters, including acquisition loans, real estate finance, bilateral and syndicated lending, leverage and project finance and structured and commodities finance.

Her recent experience includes advising a leading international bank on the financing of the acquisition of shares of a global digital cinema solutions provider based in Asia and a syndicated lending to a major PRC film entertainment and production company involving cross-border elements.

Karen has also advised various local and international banks and an Asia-based independent real estate investment fund in various real estate financing involving land acquisition and construction and development projects in Hong Kong and the UK.

Karen has spent periods of repeated secondment in Standard Chartered Bank’s Corporate Finance Legal Department in Hong Kong overseeing the Leveraged & Structured Solutions, Loan Syndication and M&A Advisory teams in the Greater China & North Asia region. Karen has also spent periods of repeated secondment in Hang Seng Bank’s Legal Department responsible for various business units within the Commercial Banking and Global Banking divisions.