Angela Lai is counsel in the London office of Mayer Brown’s Banking & Finance practice.

She focuses on corporate lending, distressed debt and restructuring, and has extensive experience in both the European and the Asia-Pacific markets. She regularly advises on complex cross-border loan transactions, in particular negotiation and execution of new money, refinancing and facility amendment in a stressed or distressed scenario involving different debt instruments and intercreditor issues.

She also has experience in real estate financing and acquisition financing, and has worked in Hong Kong.

Spoken Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Mandarin


The University of Hong Kong, BSocSc
Government & Laws, First Class Honours

University of Oxford, MSc
Politics and International Relations Research

The University of Hong Kong
LLB, First Class Honours

The University of Hong Kong, PCLL, with distinction


  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong