CONSTANCE CHOY is a member of Sidley’s Management Committee and Executive Committee, the managing partner for the Asia Pacific region and the senior partner in the Hong Kong office. She is the global leader of our multidisciplinary China Corporate and Finance practice. Her practice covers a broad spectrum of securities, mergers and acquisitions and Hong Kong-listed companies work, including initial public offerings, secondary equity and equity-linked offerings, public company takeovers and reverse takeovers, as well as restructurings of listed companies.
Constance has been recognized as a leading lawyer for both capital markets and corporate/M&A work in Hong Kong and China by IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, she is described as “very experienced” and an “adept practitioner” who is “good at what she does” “with in-depth knowledge about all things corporate law.” Chambers Global states that Constance is “deeply respected for her work acting for clients on a range of cross-border equity issuances” and is considered by peers to be “sharp and very hands-on.”
Constance was awarded “the Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service” in 2018 by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR). She also received a “Gold Award” by the Law Society of Hong Kong’s Pro Bono and Community Service Awards 2018 in recognition of her devotion and contribution to community service.
Admissions & Certifications
- England and Wales (Solicitor)
- Hong Kong (Solicitor)
- Schulich School of Business, York University, MBA, 1989
- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.M., 1987
- University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, 1985
- University of Hong Kong, LL.B., 1984