Justin Lau practices corporate finance law, with a particular focus on equity and debt securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He advises a wide range of public and private corporations, financial institutions, and private equity funds on corporate, commercial, and finance matters, including initial public offerings, secondary fund raisings, investment-grade and high yield debt offerings, block trades, and cross-border acquisitions, disposals, and corporate reorganizations.
The clients that Justin has recently advised include Trafigura, WIND Hellas, Koch Industries, Goldman Sachs International, Pepper Group, Lincoln Electric, Loungers, Lion Capital, Omnicom Group, TransDigm Group, Delancey, APG, GCA Altium, Berenberg Bank, Cantor Fitzgerald, Cenkos Securities, Liberum Capital, and Wilmington Trust.
Justin's recent transactions include advising: Trafigura on numerous debt securities offerings and private placements, including the issue of notes under its euro medium-term note (EMTN) programme, and of perpetual securities, in connection with the acquisition and restructuring of the Nyrstar group; WIND Hellas on its issue of high yield bonds on the International Stock Exchange; Loungers on its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange; DV4 (advised by Delancey) and APG on the acquisition of the Earls Court site from Capco; Pepper Group on the disposal of its European loan servicing business to the Link Group; and GCA Altium and Berenberg Bank on Team17 Group's initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2016; Graduate Diploma in Law with commendation 2015); University of Oxford (M.St. in Global and Imperial History with distinction 2014); London School of Economics (B.A. in History with first class honours 2013)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales