Amelia Cheng

Amelia Cheng:

Trainee Solicitor

Amelia Cheng is a second year trainee solicitor currently sitting within the Corporate M&A team.

Amelia is currently undertaking her final seat which is with our Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions team.

She has previously undertaken seats in the Family, Residential Property and Capital Market teams. She has also been involved in Howard Kennedy's business development projects in relation to Chinese clientele.

Before joining Howard Kennedy, Amelia was an investment banking analyst at JP Morgan Chase for two years. Her specialty was securities lending and asset management for full spectrum of clients in over 40 jurisdictions. Amelia also managed the tax matrix for the bank's securities lending sector. Her previous experience also includes working as a paralegal in structured finance and working as an in-house counsel for a fintech trading company.

Recent work

In Capital Market team, Amelia has:

  • Assisted with share premium cancellation matters for funds;
  • Assisted with verification process in relation to prospectus for VCT offerings;
  • Assisted with mergers of fund companies.

In M&A teams, Amelia has:

  • Assisted with share sale and purchase of businesses;
  • Assisted with joint venture projects involving international parties;
  • Assisted with group restructuring matters.

Random fact

Before studying law, Amelia was a day trader at home and seriously considered a career as an actuarial scientist.

Amelia Cheng: Trainee Solicitor

Corporate and M&A