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Asia Banking & Finance

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Harneys' Asia banking and finance team represents some of the world’s largest international companies and commands unparalleled results for all clients seeking services regarding offshore law in Asia.


We regularly advise clients on BVI and Cayman law in Asia regarding all types of bilateral and syndicated secured and unsecured credit facilities and note issues and programmes.  Recently, we advised lenders on the first-ever non-recourse cross-border financing in Myanmar and also helped L’Oreal with the US$843 million acquisition of Hong Kong listed Magic Holdings by scheme of arrangement. Other notable clients include Citigroup, HSBC, Bank of China, UBS, Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered Bank.

The high profile nature of our clientele reflects Harneys’ results-oriented service. With a team of experts located in both Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer bilingual advice and support around the clock. Companies seeking a corporate lawyer offshore receive no better care, attention and results than when working with Harneys’ banking and corporate team.


  • Loan finance
  • Debt capital markets
  • Derivatives
  • International project finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset-based and property finance
  • Ship and Aircraft finance
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Structured finance
  • Share and all assets security
  • Preparation and registration of security documents
  • Security enforcement and distressed debt


Banking and Finance

Experience is what sets our banking and finance team apart from competitors and it is why clients trust Harneys for complex and challenging finance and banking work.Read More


Jonathan Culshaw
Jonathan Culshaw

Managing Partner
Hong Kong
Colin Riegels
Colin Riegels

Managing Partner
British Virgin Islands
Shari Hawke
Shari Hawke



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