Winnie Weng

Senior Associate | Hong Kong

Winnie is a senior associate in our corporate team.

She is experienced in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including cross-border and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employment issues, franchising, licensing, distribution, intellectual property and data privacy matters. She aims to provide all-rounded legal services to clients to enhance and safeguard their interests against possible business and structural risks, such as regulatory compliance, corporate governance and exit mechanisms.

Winnie has advised clients and negotiated with counterparties coming from a broad spectrum of background ranging from start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to listed companies and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Withers, she was the head of the corporate and commercial department of a long-standing local law firm in Hong Kong.

Secretary Jase Tang

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One of the things I valued most was Winnie’s client focus. She consistently met my needs in a way which conferred maximum expediency. Winnie’s performance as a lawyer is exemplary.

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I believe that Winnie Weng truly deserves to be congratulated and rewarded for providing legal expertise and service well beyond the expectations of our company.

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Winnie is a very experienced and dedicated lawyer. She has the ability to turn around a new contract overnight and provides practical advice that is in the client’s best interest.

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She is astute, efficient and is able to provide practical solutions on the negotiation table.

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She is outstanding and performs with the highest level of professionalism.

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Track record

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Represented an international investment management firm in its investment in a Beijing based developer of an open-source, distributed SQL databased for real-time analytics for US$40 million.

Representing a global media company in forming a joint venture with a listed company in Hong Kong in respect of its media and networking business in the PRC and Taiwan.

Representing an Australian-based software development company with their various corporate matters, including designing, discussing and setting up an employee share option scheme.

Hong Kong, 2012

‘Fight Against Doxxing: The Hong Kong Response and Regional Landscape in Mainland China and Singapore’, Hong Kong Lawyer - Dec 2021, co-author

‘Cross-border employment between Hong Kong and Mainland China’ - April 2021, co-author

Hong Kong Society of Notaries

Law Society of Hong Kong

‘China subcontractors and logistic in the time of covid – useful tips for sourcing from China’, Confindustria Vicenza – Dec 2021

‘Data Theft – What Employers Should Know’, Withers and FTI Consulting - Apr 2021

‘Protecting Wealth: How to safeguard corporate and personal interests’ , The French Chamber of Commerce – 27 October 2021

Education


Languages


  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Shanghainese

Dates


Joined

2020

Hong Kong

30/F United Centre,

95 Queensway

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