You will be working with optimists, innovators and thinkers. Most importantly, we deliver.

You will be working with optimists, innovators and thinkers. Most importantly, we deliver.
Meet the Team
Meet the Team

Founder

Ben is an industry leading transactional lawyer and an active leader in sustainable finance. He is a founder of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association and is the Hong Kong representative and member of the Steering Committee of the United Nations Financial Centres for Sustainability network.

He has more than 20 years of legal experience, with a focus in M&A, projects and financings. Ben has represented a broad range of clients (including SOEs, MNCs, PE, financial institutions and start-ups) on a diverse range of transactions including deals in excess of many USD billions.

Co-Founder, Executive Committee Member and Special Advisor to the Chairman, Hong Kong Green Finance Association (www.hkgreenfinance.org)

Hong Kong representative, United Nations network of international Financial Centres for Sustainability (www.fc4s.org)

Lead, APFF/SFDN Carbon Markets Workstream to develop policy recommendations for APEC finance ministers

Member, Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) Working Group on Carbon Market Opportunities

Advisory Panel Member and contributor, BIS Innovation Hub & Hong Kong Monetary Authority “Project Genesis”, A vision for technology-driven green finance

Advisory Panel Member, BIS Innovation Hub & Hong Kong Monetary Authority “Project Genesis 2”, mitigation outcome securities

Project Coordinator, The Greater Bay Area Green Finance Alliance

Founder, Angel Attorneys

Board member, The Alliance for Sustainable Schools

Founder and Co-chair, Hong Kong Green Finance Task Force (2017-2018)

Global Head of Climate Change and ESG Transition

Paul is universally recognised as one of the world’s foremost Climate Change, ESG, Business and Human Rights and Sustainable Finance lawyers. He led the Freshfields team and was the principal author and project head of the UN report on fiduciary duties, known as The Freshfields Report, which provides the legal foundation for ESG investment.

He has had a long association with the United Nations and the Principles of Responsible Investment (UN PRI) and for almost 20 years has acted as Special Legal Counsel and Special Advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

Recognised as one of the 6 most influential figures worldwide on sustainable finance (2006) 

Winner of the Thomson Reuters Award for Contribution to the Development of ESG (2020), the only lawyer to receive this award

First person to be inducted into the Triple Bottom Line Initiative (TBLI) Hall of Fame (2021)

Special Legal Adviser, UNEP Principles of Sustainable Development Net Zero Insurance Underwriters Alliance

Special Legal Counsel and Special Advisor, UNEP Finance Initiative

Honorary Professor, The University of Glasgow School of Law

Visiting Professor, University of Aberdeen

Consultant, The Blended Capital Group ESG Advisory Group

Director of Sustainable Finance, CCP Research Foundation (2016-2019)

Associate

Sean is a corporate and commercial lawyer, with particular experience in fintech and digital assets. He previously worked in a law firm specialising in cryptocurrency laws.

In addition to guiding clients on a range of regulatory and licensing matters, he advises on M&A transactions and commercial agreements.

Associate

Jessica has a combined background in sustainability and law, having graduated from a BSc in Environmental Management and Technology at HKUST. She has dived into sustainability solutions for a plethora of sectors including green buildings and retail and consumer, and is currently active in exploring impact investing and solutions in the circular economy space.

Jessica has legal experience in M&A transactions and commercial agreements, as well as real estate matters.

Founder

Ben is an industry leading transactional lawyer and an active leader in sustainable finance. He is a founder of the Hong Kong Green Finance Association and is the Hong Kong representative and member of the Steering Committee of the United Nations Financial Centres for Sustainability network.

He has more than 20 years of legal experience, with a focus in M&A, projects and financings. Ben has represented a broad range of clients (including SOEs, MNCs, PE, financial institutions and start-ups) on a diverse range of transactions including deals in excess of many USD billions.

Co-Founder, Executive Committee Member and Special Advisor to the Chairman, Hong Kong Green Finance Association (www.hkgreenfinance.org)

Hong Kong representative, United Nations network of international Financial Centres for Sustainability (www.fc4s.org)

Lead, APFF/SFDN Carbon Markets Workstream to develop policy recommendations for APEC finance ministers

Member, Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) Working Group on Carbon Market Opportunities

Advisory Panel Member and contributor, BIS Innovation Hub & Hong Kong Monetary Authority “Project Genesis”, A vision for technology-driven green finance

Advisory Panel Member, BIS Innovation Hub & Hong Kong Monetary Authority “Project Genesis 2”, mitigation outcome securities

Project Coordinator, The Greater Bay Area Green Finance Alliance

Founder, Angel Attorneys

Board member, The Alliance for Sustainable Schools

Founder and Co-chair, Hong Kong Green Finance Task Force (2017-2018)

Global Head of Climate Change and ESG Transition

Paul is universally recognised as one of the world’s foremost Climate Change, ESG, Business and Human Rights and Sustainable Finance lawyers. He led the Freshfields team and was the principal author and project head of the UN report on fiduciary duties, known as The Freshfields Report, which provides the legal foundation for ESG investment.

He has had a long association with the United Nations and the Principles of Responsible Investment (UN PRI) and for almost 20 years has acted as Special Legal Counsel and Special Advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

Recognised as one of the 6 most influential figures worldwide on sustainable finance (2006) 

Winner of the Thomson Reuters Award for Contribution to the Development of ESG (2020), the only lawyer to receive this award

First person to be inducted into the Triple Bottom Line Initiative (TBLI) Hall of Fame (2021)

Special Legal Adviser, UNEP Principles of Sustainable Development Net Zero Insurance Underwriters Alliance

Special Legal Counsel and Special Advisor, UNEP Finance Initiative

Honorary Professor, The University of Glasgow School of Law

Visiting Professor, University of Aberdeen

Consultant, The Blended Capital Group ESG Advisory Group

Director of Sustainable Finance, CCP Research Foundation (2016-2019)

Associate

Sean is a corporate and commercial lawyer, with particular experience in fintech and digital assets. He previously worked in a law firm specialising in cryptocurrency laws.

In addition to guiding clients on a range of regulatory and licensing matters, he advises on M&A transactions and commercial agreements.

Associate

Jessica has a combined background in sustainability and law, having graduated from a BSc in Environmental Management and Technology at HKUST. She has dived into sustainability solutions for a plethora of sectors including green buildings and retail and consumer, and is currently active in exploring impact investing and solutions in the circular economy space.

Jessica has legal experience in M&A transactions and commercial agreements, as well as real estate matters.

Are you looking to drive positive impact through legal solutions too?

We are not your conventional law firm. Not only do we deliver first-class legal support, we care about the impact of our work too. We believe we can help build a future that is more resilient and equitable through our focus on sustainability and innovation. This purpose motivates us to do more.

We have a dynamic, flexible and exciting workplace where our team members are motivated and their contributions are meaningful. It is our belief that happy team members make higher-performing ones. If creating impact also drives your career aspirations, we’d love to hear from you.

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