SHERLYN LAU is a member of Sidley's Executive Committee and the deputy head of our multi-disciplinary China Corporate and Finance practice. Her practice focuses on corporate finance transactions including representing both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. She has experience in a wide range of general commercial and corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, secondary equity fund raisings, and pre-initial public offering private placements. Sherlyn has also handled a number of initial public offerings on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, debt offerings, and general compliance matters.
Sherlyn is a recognized as a leading individual in Equity Capital Markets by Chambers Greater China Region 2022 and Chambers Global 2022. She is described as “very business-savvy and is extremely strong in communicating with regulatory bodies.” Clients often “go to her when situations become complicated” and “like to work with her because she puts a considerable amount of thought into deal structuring and is willing to go the extra mile, even when time is tight.” China Business Law Journal has also named Sherlyn as one of 2020’s “A-List Top 100 Lawyers” for her continued outstanding performance.
Sherlyn is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese and has a working knowledge of Malay.