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 our Hong Kong office. She is the global leader of our multi-disciplinary 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 equity capital markets and corporate/M&A work by Chambers Greater China Region (GCR)/Asia Pacific and Legal 500 Asia Pacific. She is highly respected by clients as having “profound knowledge, a sophisticated approach and strong leadership”. “She herself is not only proficient in the fields of capital markets and commercial law, but the teams she has organised for us have always been our solid backing, with in-depth knowledge,” said a client quoted in Chambers GCR 2023. She is also described by clients as a “very respected and adept practitioner” who is able to offer clients three decades of experience in advising IPOs. Market sources recognize Constance as someone who is “good at what she does” with “in-depth knowledge about all things in corporate law”. China Business Law Journal also named her to its 2021 China’s “A-List Lawyers” (Foreign Firms).
Constance was awarded “the Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service” 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 in recognition of her devotion and contribution to community service.