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 individual for both capital markets and corporate/M&A work by independent publications. In Chambers Greater China Region 2022, she is praised by clients as “an outstanding partner with in-depth legal knowledge in capital markets." Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 described her as a “very respected and adept practitioner” being able to offer clients with three decades of experience in advising IPOs. Market sources recognize Constance, who is “good at what she does” with “in-depth knowledge about all things in corporate law.” Chambers Global 2020 states, 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.” China Business Law Journal also named her to its 2021 “A-List” of China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Firms).
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.