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Annie Tsoi

Annie TsoiCo-head of Intellectual Property Department


Hong Kong, China | Beijing, China | Guangzhou, China | Shanghai, China

Deacons's Overview

Deacons is the oldest and largest independent law firm in Hong Kong. We provide an extensive range of legal and commercial services to local and international corporations with business interests throughout this region. With over 160 years of experience in providing legal services, our clients are assured of the integrity and stability of one of the region's oldest and most respected law firms.

Beyond the firm's headquarters in Hong Kong, we have three representative offices in the People's Republic of China; in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou , ensuring we are conveniently located to provide market-sensitive legal advice.

Our principal service areas include Banking & Finance, China Trade & Investment, China Intellectual Property, Communications & Technology, Company Formation & Corporate Services, Competition, Compliance Services, Construction & Arbitration, Corporate Finance & Capital Markets, Entertainment & Media, Financial Services, Human Resources & Pensions, Insolvency & Restructuring, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Japan Services, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, M&A and Commercial, Patents & Designs, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Property, Regulatory and Tax.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1851
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 4
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 279


Areas of Practice
  • Banking & Finance
  • China Trade & Investment
  • Communications & Technology
  • Company Formation & Corporate Services
  • Competition
  • Compliance Services
  • Construction & Arbitration
  • Corporate Finance & Capital Markets
  • Entertainment & Media
  • Financial Services
  • Hong Kong and International Trade Mark Registration
  • Human Resources & Pensions
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Japan Services
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • M&A and Commercial
  • Patents & Designs
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Property
  • Regulatory
  • Tax


Ronnie Bow

Ronnie BowPartner

Karen Chan

Karen ChanPartner

Lilian Chiang

Lilian ChiangSenior Partner, Head of Property Department

Ronny Chow

Ronny ChowPartner, Head of Corporate Finance Practice Group

Cynthia Chung

Cynthia ChungHead of Corporate Commercial Group

Simon Deane

Simon DeanePartner, Head of Finance & Insolvency Department

Rory Gallaher

Rory GallaherConsultant

Rodney Goh

Rodney GohPartner

Taylor Hui

Taylor HuiPartner

Christina Hung

Christina HungConsultant

Charmaine Koo

Charmaine KooCo-head of Intellectual Property Department

Joseph Kwan

Joseph KwanHead of Litigation and Dispute Resolution Dept.

Paul Kwan

Paul KwanPartner

Alex Lai

Alex LaiPartner

Jeremy Lam

Jeremy LamHead of Financial Services Practice Group

Patsy Lau

Patsy LauPartner

Teresa Lau

Teresa LauPartner

Linda Lee

Linda LeePartner

Alwyn Li

Alwyn LiPartner

Gary Lui

Gary LuiPartner

Myles Seto

Myles SetoPartner

Dora Si

Dora SiPartner

Gere Sit

Gere SitPartner

Peter So

Peter SoPartner

Alfred Tam

Alfred TamPartner

Kevin Tong

Kevin TongPartner

Annie Tsoi

Annie TsoiCo-head of Intellectual Property Department

Rhoda Yung

Rhoda YungPartner


Samantha Yung

Samantha YungAssociate


Scott Carnachan

Scott CarnachanConsultant

Winnie Lai

Winnie LaiConsultant

Wing Wo Lam

Wing Wo LamConsultant

David Lawrence

David LawrenceConsultant

Gavin Nesbitt

Gavin NesbittConsultant

Sharon Pang

Sharon PangPrincipal Economist, Competition

John Richardson

John RichardsonConsultant

John Rose

John RoseConsultant

Nina Fitzgerald

Nina FitzgeraldSenior Associate


Deacons advises on GEM IPO of Asia Grocery Distribution
Deacons, April 2017

Deacons has advised Asia Grocery Distribution Limited in relation to its listing on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of share offer, seeking to raise up to HK$81.2 million (subject to the offer size adjustment option). Asia Grocery Distribution is an established food and beverage grocery distributor in Hong Kong with over 40 years of experience since its original “Hung Fat Ho” grocery store was established in the 1970s. Asia Grocery Distribution published its prospectus on 31 March 2017. Dealings in its shares are expected to commence on 13 April 2017. Deacons’ team is led by corporate finance partner Kelvan Cheung...

CFPG advised Chongbang Holdings (International) Limited on its close to US$920 million institutional capital raising
Deacons, June 2015

24 June 2015 – Hong Kong) CFPG advised Chongbang Holdings (International) Limited (“Chongbang”) on its close to US$920 million institutional capital raising from, among others, Canadian real estate company Ivanhoe Cambridge and Dutch pension asset manager APG Asset Management N.V. in June 2015. Chongbang is a leading Shanghai-focused developer, owner and operator of retail-anchored mixed use projects. This transaction has received wide media coverage including Reuters and Bloomberg...

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