Ester Chow advises clients on transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and capital markets. She represents corporate borrowers, private equity funds, banks, and alternative credit providers on a variety of structured cross-border finance transactions in the Asia Pacific market, including acquisition financings, leveraged financings, syndicated and bilateral loans, pre-IPO transactions, margin lending transactions, and other event driven financings. Ester is dual-qualified in Hong Kong and New York.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ester worked at a Magic Circle firm and another global law firm in Hong Kong. Her career experience includes a secondment to the in-house legal team of a leading European investment bank, and one year based in the New York office of a global law firm where she primarily represented sponsors and corporate borrowers in leveraged buy-out transactions in the US. Ester is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English.
University of Hong Kong, 2008, PCLL
University of Hong Kong, 2007, LL.B., Second Class Honours (Division One)
University of Hong Kong, 2006, Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government & Laws), Second Class Honours (Division One)