Chan, Rico W.K.

Rico W.K. Chan

Baker & McKenzie


Rico Chan is a member of the Real Estate Investment Practice Group in the Firm’s Hong Kong office. He has consistently been recognized as a leading lawyer in his areas of practice by Chambers Asia. Mr. Chan is also the correspondent for China for the International Construction Law Review. Mr. Chan joined the Firm’s Hong Kong office in 1989 and was a resident partner in the Beijing office from 2000 to 2004. He now divides his time between China and Hong Kong, where he is a qualified solicitor.

Practice Focus

Mr. Chan represents major foreign and local investors in numerous real estate, hotel, construction and other China investment transactions. These transactions include greenfield development, acquisition, financing, disposal, local investment funds, property trusts, REITs, major tenancy and restructuring transactions. Mr. Chan is also experienced in infrastructure construction projects, including commercial, industrial and residential real estate, as well as hotel and mixed use projects.


  • England & Wales (non-practicing)~United Kingdom (1996)
  • Hong Kong (1991)


  • Sun Yat-sen University (LL.M.) (1998)
  • The University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.) (1989)
  • The University of Hong Kong (LL.B.) (1988)


  • Chinese
  • English

Previous Offices

  • Beijing