JOY LAM focuses primarily on investment funds and covers a wide range of investment fund formation transactions, including real estate funds, private equity funds and hedge funds. She also focuses on advising clients within the virtual assets ecosystem in relation to tokenized funds, non-fund tokenized offerings, and the complex and rapidly evolving regulatory requirements for managing virtual assets and operating secondary exchanges for virtual assets.
Joy also has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, and advises both fund managers and investment funds in relation to downstream acquisitions and disposals, upstream management and seeding arrangements, and other corporate matters.
Joy is recognized in Chambers Global 2021 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 as “Up and Coming” and has been featured among the “Rising Stars – Investment Funds” by Expert Guides in 2020. She was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 in its 2018 annual report that recognizes the “top legal talent under 40” who are practicing at a level “usually seen from veteran attorneys.” Joy was also recognized by IFLR1000 2019 and 2020 as a notable practitioner in the Hong Kong investment funds area. She is part of Sidley’s Investment Funds Group which has been ranked Band 1 for Investment Funds: Private Equity and Band 1 for Investment Funds: Hedge Funds by Chambers Asia-Pacific.