Winnie Weng

Senior Associate

Winnie is a senior associate in our corporate team.

She is experienced in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employee share incentive schemes, franchising, licensing, 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, and to advise on 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.

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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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Advised a global media company based in the US 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, and to advise on relevant licensing arrangement.

Advised a British multinational company in the business of marketing and trading of car accessories in several rounds of reorganisation (including share swap and share buy-back) and its subsequent merger into one of the world’s largest manufacturers of batteries on acquihire basis.

Advised a listed company in acquiring PRC manufacturing facilities and business from a renowned Switzerland manufacturer and designer of surveying products and systems.

Hong Kong, 2012

Notary Public, 2020

‘Cross-border Data Transfers between Hong Kong and mainland China - what do we need to know?’ - July 2022, co-author

‘Working and holidaying across Hong Kong and Mainland China, there is tax to consider’ - July 2022, co-author

‘The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2022 in Hong Kong – a closer look’ - Mar 2022, 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

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  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Shanghainese

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2020

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