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YAU Mei Ling, Winnie
YAU Mei Ling, Winnie


LLB, MSW, B.Soc.Scs

Accredited General and Family Mediator

Civil Celebrant of Marriage

Year of Admission: 1999 (Hong Kong)
+852 2180 9638
What People Say
"A hard to find professional lawyer who understands and genuinely cares for clients interests.


Ms. Yau is a solicitor admitted in Hong Kong, the England and Wales. She has about 20 years experience, working in notable international law firms and listed companies in Hong Kong.

Ms. Yau specializes in corporate and commercial practice such as cross border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), takeovers, IPO and securities offerings. General commercial advisory, compliance and trust are also her focused areas. Besides, Ms Yau provides all-rounded legal services for private clients of diverse cultural background through other practice areas of the firm.

Ms Yau is an accredited general and family mediator. She has been successful in mediating various types of dispute cases including commercial, personal injuries, intellectual property, landed property, probate and family disputes in the past 10 years.

Since 2010, Ms. Yau has served as part-time accredited Risk Management Education (RME) tutor for The Law Society of Hong Kong, conducting numerous RME courses for Hong Kong solicitors and registered foreign lawyers in Hong Kong.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Securities & Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trust & Probate
  • Dispute Resolution

Academic Achievements

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.Soc.Scs)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

Professional Qualifications

  • Solicitor, Hong Kong
  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • Civil Celebrant of Marriage of Hong Kong
  • Accredited General Mediator
  • Accredited Family Mediator 


  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • English 

Representative Transaction

  • Cross border merger & acquisition (M&A) involving acquisition of mines, landed property and companies in Australia, the USA and the PRC
  • PRC in-bound and out-bound investment and cross border loan transaction
  • Initial public offering of shares (IPO) on the Main Board and the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited (Stock Exchange)
  • Takeover, Debt restructuring and Resumption of Hong Kong listed companies
  • Notifiable transactions and connected transactions of Hong Kong listed companies
  • Fund raising transactions of Hong Kong listed company and companies with American Depositary Shares listed on Nasdaq National Market of the USA including issue of convertible and exchangeable bonds and placement of warrants and shares
  • on-going compliance and corporate governance advisory for Hong Kong listed companies, Licensed Entities of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC), Licensed banks and Insurance companies
  • Investigation of the SFC and the Stock Exchange on Hong Kong Listed Companies, Licensed Entities and their respective directors and substantial shareholders
What People Say
"A hard to find professional lawyer who understands and genuinely cares for clients interests.