Brett Stewien

Partner

Bachelor of Commerce, Deakin University, 1997
Bachelor of Laws, Deakin University, 1997

Barrister & Solicitors, Victoria, Australia, 1998
Solicitor, Hong Kong, 2006

Affiliations and memberships
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Chairman of Feeding Hong Kong
Chairman of Valley RFC

Notable representations

Brett is a corporate/ transactional lawyer based in Hong Kong for over 20 years.

He is a M&A and joint venture specialist. Brett regularly counsels clients on their strategies and implementation of their acquisitions, disposals, investments and joint ventures across Asia Pacific, including handling negotiations and drafting of deal documents. He has been the lead counsel on a number of ground breaking China related corporate transactions. His clients include multinationals and SMEs—including both foreign and Chinese enterprises.

Brett also has extensive experience acting for clients in respect of private equity investments, business and corporate restructurings, corporate finance and foreign direct investment.

He has extensive experience advising on transactions in the following sectors:

• Healthcare and life sciences

• Retail and consumer

• Technology

• Industrial, manufacturing and distribution

• Professional services

• Banking and financial services

Brett regularly assists clients with “General Counsel” type advisory services including issues and risks concerning corporate governance, directors duties, general regulatory and compliance, competition law, financial regulations and commercial and employment issues.

Brett is chair of Feeding Hong Kong, one of Hong Kong’s largest food banks, and chair of Valley Rugby Football Club, one of Hong Kong’s largest sporting clubs.