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Shirley Fu Counsel

+852 5806 7835
+852 9381 5838

Expertise and Professional Background

Shirley Fu is counsel in Harneys’ Hong Kong office. Shirley specialises in the Cayman Islands and BVI law aspects of cross-border corporate and commercial transactions in China and across Asia, and has strong experience advising on high-value and complex transactions.

Her wide-ranging expertise spans mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, initial public offerings, restructurings, joint ventures, take-privates, bond issues and investment fund formation, as well as other general corporate matters. She is trusted advisor to numerous onshore law firms and a broad range of institutional clients including Chinese state-owned, privately owned and international enterprises, financial institutions, private equity firms, asset managers, and Hong Kong and US listed companies, and regularly opines on all aspects of transactional and general compliance matters.

Shirley brings extensive offshore experience from her time at Maples and Calder, prior to which she practised as an onshore corporate lawyer with leading international firms in both Hong Kong and Shanghai.  Shirley speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English.

Education & Admissions

University of New South Wales, Australia (LLB/BCom) 2003
Bar Admissions
New South Wales 2004
Hong Kong 2009
England and Wales 2012


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Commercial
Investment Funds