Our Professionals

Annie Wong

Annie Wong

Partner

Head of Real Estate Department

Tel : +852 2825 2629
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : anniewong@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • LL.B. (Hons.) University of Hong Kong
  • LL.M. University of Hong Kong
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (1994)
  • Solicitor of England and Wales (1994) (non-practising)
  • China-Appointed Attesting Officer
Practice Areas
Development and Construction, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate and Retail Leasing, Project and General Conveyancing, Banking and Finance, Notarization and Attestation
Experience


  • Focus on real estate and development projects in Hong Kong. Extensive experience in acting in all stages of real estate investment cycle including acquisition, financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and disposals.
  • Specialize in project conveyancing (advising developers in Hong Kong on sale of first-hand properties (including residential, office, commercial, industrial, retail shopping malls, mixed-use composite developments), commercial real estate (M&A, acquisitions and sales of shares and joint ventures), strategic acquisitions for redevelopment purpose, building plans and town planning matters (including judicial review, building appeals and planning appeals), land compulsory sale.
  • Advise on compliance with first-hand sales legislations.
  • Advise on Government leases matters (including applications for in-situ land exchange, modification of Government leases, assessment of land premium, master layout plans applications, lease extensions, removal of non-offensive trade clause and extension of building covenant).
  • Advise on large-scale leasing projects in Hong Kong and stamp duty matters.
  • Advise banks and financial institutions on secured loans, project loans, construction loans, acquisition financing and syndicated lending.
  • A delegate of the firm’s team in advising the HKSAR Government in its negotiation with The Disney Group in setting up a theme park in Lantau Island, Hong Kong.


Languages
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
Public Services
  • Mentor of the Law Mentorship Programme of the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Legal Consultant of The Hong Kong Federation of Women
  • Member of the Standing Committee on Compliance, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of the Consents Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • External Examiner for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) of the core course, Property Transactions I and the elective course, Property Transactions II at The University of Hong Kong
  • External Examiner for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) of the core course, Conveyancing Practice at the City University of Hong Kong
  • External Examiner for the BCom (Hons) in Law & Business at Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • Member of Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation)
  • Member of Appeal Board (Clubs (Safety of Premises))
  • Member of Appeal Board (Bedspace Apartments)
  • Member of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance)
  • Member of the Transport Tribunals' panel
  • Member of the Property Management Services Authority
  • Member of Disciplinary Tribunal Panel of the Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers Limited

Publication
  • Contributing Editor of Professional Conduct and Risk Management in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2007)