Experience / Expertise:
Alternative Investment Funds (incl. Private Equity)
Banking and Finance
Compliance / Regulatory
Coporate and M&A
Applicable Fee Earners

Main Practice Areas

  • Asset Management
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Company Formation
  • Compliance and Regulatory Advisory
  • Corporate
  • Financial Regulatory
  • Investment Funds
  • Licensing Advice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Securities
  • Structured Finance
  • Succession Planning
  • Trust Planning
  • Taxation
  • Wealth Management

Firm Profile

Vivien Teu & Co LLP is a Hong Kong corporate and commercial law firm established with the philosophy of a boutique law firm, with particular focus on investment funds, asset management and financial services, securities and regulatory, tax and trusts. The lawyers at the firm carry in-depth Hong Kong and international legal practice experience, combined with deep and broad knowledge of China and regional markets.

The legal practice areas at Vivien Teu & Co LLP encompass providing corporate and commercial law advice, as well as on securities law and financial regulatory advice in local and international transactions, and typically a go-to firm for corporate transactions, funds formation and clients seeking legal and regulatory advice involving Mainland China and Hong Kong elements. The firm has gained a reputation of offering seamless support on cross-border Hong Kong and Mainland China matters in the areas of asset management, investment funds, cross-border securities and investments, inbound and outbound mergers & acquisitions, China market entry strategies.

Vivien Teu & Co LLP combines the specialist knowledge and experience of its asset management and financial services practice in advising financial institutions including securities brokers, asset management firms, private banks and trust service providers. The firm also increasingly serves high-net-worth private clients and entrepreneurs in private trusts, tax, corporate and investment matters, in its wider financial services and wealth management practice; while the firm’s tax advisory capability is an integral part of its corporate and commercial practice and augments its asset management and financial services practice.

The team has strengthened an ESG focus of its investment funds and corporate practice, as well as working with charities, foundations, social enterprises and impact investors, seeing these as natural and necessary extensions of its existing practice areas. This latest development also reflects values embraced by the firm, as it believes sustainable finance is the future of investing and capital markets, and is committed to being a strong partner in this journey.

Recognition and Awards

The firm has been ranked “Highly Recommended” in the practice area of “investment funds” by Asialaw Profiles 2019 and Asialaw Profiles 2020, “Recommended” for “Banking & Finance”, “Regulatory” and “Private Equity”, and as a notable firm for “Banking and Financial Services” and “Private Client”. It has also been recognised by the China Business Law Awards 2019 in the category of Family Wealth Management – International Law Firm.


Vivien Teu & Co LLP

Address: 17/F, No. 29 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2969 5300

Fax: (852) 2997 3385

Email: enquiry@vteu.co

Website: www.vteu.co

Contact: Vivien Teu

Number of employees: 10 – 15

Offices in Asia: Hong Kong

Year Established: 2015

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, and Cantonese

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