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Derrick Kan

Maples and Calder Hong Kong
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Hong Kong
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Derrick is a partner in the corporate team of Maples and Calder in Hong Kong.  Derrick's practice covers a broad range of corporate and finance matters, with particular focus on private equity investments, joint ventures, pre-IPO financings, IPOs in Hong Kong, US and Taiwan, debt capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and ship financing.

Professional Background

Derrick joined Maples and Calder in 2003 and was elected as a partner in 2016.  He previously worked for Holman Fenwick Willan LLP in Hong Kong.


University of Melbourne, Australia, LLB, 1997
University of Melbourne, Australia, B Com, 1997


Derrick is a native Cantonese speaker and is fluent in Mandarin.

Bar Admissions

1998 – Admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia (not practising as a solicitor in Victoria)
2003 – Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong
2007 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (practising as an English solicitor in Hong Kong only)

Areas of Expertise

Private Equity

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