Val Lam is a member of our Hong Kong office. Val has extensive experience in advising on the formation, structuring, maintenance and restructuring of various types of open-ended and closed-ended funds in the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands, including hedge funds and private equity funds. She is fluent in English and Cantonese, and is a native speaker of Putonghua. Her legal experience coupled with language proficiency has enabled her to serve the clients in this region well.
In her current practice, she works regularly with fund managers (both institutional and start-ups), administrators, banks and custodians. She has been regularly instructed by PRC managers, including one of the largest PRC asset managers on the formation and maintenance of various SPC funds, one of which totaled an AUM of US$2 billion as of March 2018.
Prior to joining us in 2012, Val practiced at Ogier Hong Kong as an associate for over four years, and her practice covered investment funds, capital markets and corporate finance.