Shirley Chan is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice in Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office.

Shirley was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia. She has completed the Oxford Fintech Programme at Saïd Business School, The University of Oxford and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Shirley has a solid background in financial services regulations. She worked on the policy team of various departments (including intermediaries supervision, corporate finance and investment products) at the Securities and Futures Commission and has both transactional and advisory experience as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the corporate finance department and financial services regulatory department in international law firms. She advised financial institutions, banks, and public and private companies on a broad range of corporate, financial and banking regulatory and compliance matters. Immediately prior to joining Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office, Shirley worked on the policy team at the Resolution Office of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin


University of Oxford, Oxford Fintech Programme

University of Melbourne, Master of Laws

University of Sydney, Bachelor of Commerce/Laws


  • Australia, New South Wales