Jill is Counsel in the Hong Kong office where she specialises in financial services and corporate regulatory and compliance issues.
Jill was previously Deputy General Counsel at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and has also worked in leading international law firms in Hong Kong. Before joining King & Wood Mallesons, Jill was Head of the Asia-Pacific Regulatory Advisory Group, Legal and Compliance at a major international bank. This has allowed her to develop unique skill sets and in-depth perspectives into the issues and challenges facing financial institutions and corporations.
Jill has 20 years of experience advising financial institutions and corporates on both contentious and non-contentious regulatory, compliance and risk management matters in Hong Kong and other Asian jurisdictions. She also has hands-on practical experience in liaising with regulators, licensing, regulatory compliance and implementing changes to internal practices, conducting internal investigations and advising on corporate governance. Jill has also advised on key changes to financial regulatory regimes, including: enhancement of investor protection; sale of structured products; changes affecting listed companies; establishment of clearing & settlement system deposit insurance; and alternative dispute resolution for bank-client disputes.
She has been identified as a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 and 2013 and in IFLR 1000 for 2013.