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Simon Cooke

Simon Cooke

Latham & Watkins

Central, HKG

Simon Cooke is a partner in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Hong Kong office and the global Co-chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice. Based in Hong Kong since early 2009, Mr. Cooke is an M&A lawyer specializing in public and private M&A and corporate finance with a focus on pan-Asia private equity transactions.

Mr. Cooke regularly advises a range of clients on general private company and cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions. He also advises Asian and international private equity clients on a broad range of domestic and cross-border buy-outs, growth capital, pre-IPO, PIPE and other private equity transactions.


LPC, College of Law, 1995

BA in Law, Queen's College, University of Cambridge, 1994

Bar Qualifications

England and Wales (Solicitor), Hong Kong (Solicitor)



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