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Walter Son

Walter Son

Allen & Overy

Central, Hong Kong, HKG

Walter is a partner in the Hong Kong office of Allen & Overy.  He advises on a wide range of debt, equity and equity-linked international capital markets transactions as well as structured finance and liability management exercises, acting for international and domestic underwriters, issuers, corporate trustees and principal investors.  He has worked on a number of innovative transactions and market "firsts" in the region and has been active on deals out of Hong Kong, the PRC, Korea, India, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Mongolia, Australia and other jurisdictions.  He also heads the firm's Korea Group.

Career history
  • Partner, Allen & Overy, Hong Kong, 2006-Present
  • Associate, Allen & Overy, Hong Kong, 1996-2005
Legal qualifications
  • Admitted to the bar, State of California, USA, 1995
  • Registered foreign lawyer, Hong Kong, 1998
  • Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005
Academic qualifications
  • BA, Harvard College, 1992
  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1995

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