Kenneth Ching

Kenneth Ching

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Kenneth Ching is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office and a member of the Firm's Banking & Finance Practice Group. He has extensive experience advising banks, alternative capital providers, private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers on a wide range of cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts, take-privates, acquisition financings, funds financings, real estate financings, loan-like notes, non-contentious restructurings and other event-driven financings in the Asian, European and US markets.

Clients comment that Kenneth is "technically strong and is very attentive and responsive. He safeguards clients' interests and facilitates completion of transactions by providing practical solutions. His involvement is reassuring for us and makes us feel like we are in safe hands." - IFLR1000 (2020)

Practice Focus

He has counseled leading Chinese and international companies on the financing of their outbound acquisitions in the technology, telecommunications, entertainment, real estate, consumer goods and retail industries across Asia, Europe and North America.

Professional Honors

  • Rising Star (Banking, Hong Kong), IFLR1000 (2021-2022)
  • Rising Star (Leveraged Finance, Hong Kong), IFLR1000 (2021-2022)
  • Recognised Lawyer (Leveraged Finance, Hong Kong), IFLR - Asia Future Leaders (2021)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Leveraged & Acquisition Finance - Committee member, Hong Kong
  • Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) - Committee

 

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • England & Wales~United Kingdom
  • New South Wales~Australia

Education

  • University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Economics)
  • University of New South Wales (Bachelor of Laws)
  • The College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice)
  • City University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin