"David Ellis has a helpful dose in cynicism and coolness, combined with a high level of efficiency."
Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2010/11)
David Ellis is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. His work focuses on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial transactions with particular emphasis on the real estate sector.
He is noted for being "very easy to deal with" (Asian In-House Handbook (2003/04)) and is recommended by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2010/11) and considered by them to provide "a helpful dose in cynicism and coolness, combined with a high level of efficiency". He was chosen as "Real Estate Lawyer of the Year - Hong Kong" by Acquisition International M&A Awards (2015), is listed as a leading lawyer for private equity by IFLR1000 (2014-2017) and was nominated as one of Asia's leading lawyers in the real estate sector by Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2011).