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Madeline Leong has over 25 years’ experience practising law on an international basis. Her practice focuses on asset finance, project finance, leasing structures, ECA financings, structured finance, debt restructuring and work-outs. She has acted for most of the leading banks, leasing companies, other financial institutions and major sponsors, contractors, transportation, logistics and shipping companies/operators, and has particular experience in the transportation, natural resources and energy sectors.
Recognised by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as possessing “mastery of the subject” of asset finance, a “star” who is “responsive, precise and knowledgeable” in banking and finance and an “intelligent, practical advisor” in the area of debt restructuring and insolvency.
A top ranked lawyer in Shipping Finance (China) by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016, her clients note, “If you need any help she’s fantastic. I’d definitely recommend her, she’s outstanding.“
Legal 500: Madeline Leong is ranked as Leading Individual for Asset Finance (including aviation and shipping finance). Chambers Asia Pacific: Madeline Leong is ranked in China, Shipping: Finance (International Firms): Band 1.
Qualified in Hong Kong, England & Wales and Australia, she is also fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
2005 – present: Watson Farley & Williams – Partner
2004-2005: Watson Farley & Williams, Singapore – Consultant
1995-2003: Johnson Stokes & Master, Hong Kong – Partner
1992-1995: Johnson Stokes & Master, Hong Kong – Associate
1990-1991: Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong – Associate