Jeckle Chiu

Financial Services M&A, Capital Markets, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

“[Jeckle Chiu is] singled out as being particularly good.”
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018)


Jeckle Chiu is a partner of Mayer Brown. He has extensive experience in representing corporations and investment banks in both Hong Kong and the PRC on the full array of corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions and transactions under the governance of the Hong Kong listing rules and the takeovers code. This includes strategic investment, private placements of securities, convertible securities issues, corporate reorganisations, spin-offs, initial public offerings and takeovers. Jeckle has been named one of the Highly Regarded lawyers for Equity Capital Markets in Hong Kong by IFLR1000 (2018-2023). He speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


M&A and related transactions

  • Advised Link REIT, Asia’s largest real estate investment trust, on its acquisition of the office building at 25 Cabot Square (“The Cabot”) in Canary Wharf, London from HGR Liquidating Trust (formerly Hines Global REIT) for £380 million (subject to adjustment). It is the largest single asset UK office building deal for 2020 to date, and is Link REIT’s first acquisition in the UK. 
  • Advised an Asian sovereign wealth fund on its acquisition of a Hong Kong holding company of prominent office towers located in the central business district of a major Asian city from an Asian multinational conglomerate.
  • Advised leading financial institutions in the making of a voluntary conditional cash offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of a leading outdoor advertisement agency in China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and to cancel all its outstanding options, with an aggregate offer value of approximately HK$3.8 billion.


  • “[Jeckle Chiu is] singled out as being particularly good.” – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018)
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer - Hong Kong, Capital Markets: Equity – IFLR1000 (2018-2023)
  • "He has in-depth knowledge of our group's business, culture, objectives and people, is proactive, very responsive and capable of providing concise and to the point legal advice." – IFLR1000 (2018)
  • Leading Lawyer - Hong Kong, Capital Markets: Equity – IFLR1000 (2013-2017)
  • A-List of the top 100 private practice lawyers for the China market – China Business Law Journal (2016)

Formação Acadêmica

  • The University of Hong Kong, PCLL
  • The University of Hong Kong, LLB


  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong


  • Inglês
  • Cantonês
  • Mandarim