Samuel Chau is an associate in the Banking & Finance practice in Mayer Brown’s Hong Kong Office. He advises banks, financial institutions, debt funds, private equity houses and corporates on complex multi-jurisdictional, multi-tiered, full and limited recourse financings.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin


General Banking

  • Advised as Hong Kong lead counsel for a syndicate of banks in relation to offshore and onshore secured term loans, for refinancing a grade A office building in Shanghai, PRC previously acquired by a leading private equity real estate fund.
  • Acted for a Hong Kong bank in respect of a US$75 million acquisition financing provided to a Hong Kong listed company for an acquisition of a PRC technology company.
  • Acted for a Dutch bank in respect of a HK$940 million sustainability-linked loan provided to a global property corporation listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

Fund Financing

  • Advised a California-based bank on more than a dozen of subscription line financings provided to closed-end private equity funds.
  • Acted for a Singapore-based bank in respect of a US$45 million subscription line financing provided to a real estate private equity fund.


University of Oxford, MSc, Law and Finance

City University of Hong Kong, PCLL

City University of Hong Kong, LLB


  • Hong Kong