Julianne is President of Hong Kong Federation of Women Lawyers and Senior Consultant of Dentons.
Julianne joined Dentons Hong Kong on its establishment in Hong Kong in 2011. She is a seasoned corporate lawyer with more than 25 years of experience on M&A, capital markets and corporate finance. Her work has included structuring strategic acquisition and investment transactions, including cross-border M&A and private equity, as well as bringing companies to initial public offerings and other forms of capital raising. She is admitted to practise in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Australia.
Julianne has extensive experience with domestic and cross-border transactions, and represents a diverse client base which covers industries such as telecommunications, health care and assisted living projects, retail, luxury brands, insurance, mining and commodities trading, entertainment and gaming, aircraft acquisition and financing, and real estate. She has advised on transactions which have been nominated for M&A Deal of the Year awards in Hong Kong.
Julianne has acted for financial advisers and companies on a wide variety of public company- and securities-related matters, including IPOs, secondary fundraising, private placements, corporate rescues/restructurings, privatizations, company and securities compliance and corporate governance, establishment of financial services and securities business, as well as the operation of various types of investment vehicles.
Activities and Affiliations
Julianne is President of the Hong Kong Federation of Women Lawyers. She is also a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, a task force member of the Hong Kong Women Professionals and Executives Association, a panel examiner for the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination in Hong Kong and an external examiner for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was a member of one of the advisory groups to the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong government on company law reform, and she holds various community leadership roles both with nongovernmental organizations and under the auspices of the Hong Kong government.