Siavush Mokhtar
Associate

HONG KONG

T: 852 2168 6700
D: +852 2168 6737
M: +852 9108 6079

Summary Open

Siavush is an Associate in the Finance group of Watson Farley & Williams, based in Hong Kong. He focuses primarily on advising international banks, financial institutions and corporate clients on asset finance transactions (including restructurings) and on related areas.

Siavush re-joined the firm’s Hong Kong office in 2017, before which he worked in the firm’s London, Bangkok and Hong Kong offices and at another leading law firm in Hong Kong.

Experience Open

    Mokhtar’s experience includes:
    • Acting for a major PRC leasing company on a pioneering US$1bn sale and leaseback transaction involving 51 offshore supply vessels, with three levels of financing, and awarded Seatrade Deal of the Year.
    • Assisting one of the world’s leading intermodal container operators with its financing arrangements, including on JOL structures and borrowing base facilities secured on a fluctuating pool of containers.
    • Advising a private equity client on the US$350m proposed acquisition of a loan portfolio from a large PRC bank with a view to taking enforcement action.

Education Open

  • 2011: College of Law, Manchester
  • 2009: University of York

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Law Society of England and Wales

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2017: Norton Rose Fulbright
  • 2011 – 2015: Watson Farley & Williams (London, Bangkok and Hong Kong offices)