Partner, Head of Corporate & Commercial

China PracticeCorporate and Commercial Law

Profile

Tracy was admitted as a solicitor of Hong Kong in 2004 and joined OLN in 2009. She was promoted as a Senior Associate at OLN in 2009 and as a Partner in 2014 and now leading OLN’s Corporate Commercial and China Practice Department.

With Tracy’s solid, extensive and professional legal knowledge coupled with her proactive and practical approach in dealing with legal issues and handling transactions, including but not limited to mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, banking, project financing, and all other sale and purchase and commercial matters, Tracy has developed a strong and dynamic legal practice and has all along been highly regarded by a lot of corporate and individual clients, ranging from Banks and Financial Institutions, Listed Companies in Hong Kong, China, Japan, United States and all over the world and also Multinational Corporate Groups to Small-Medium Sized Enterprises and Sole-Proprietors.

Tracy’s legal professionalism but yet practical approach in conducting transactions and providing legal and strategic advice has received continuous recognition, throughout her extensive years of practice.

Chambers Greater China ranks Tracy as a “Leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A”, and Asialaw Profiles has recognised Tracy over the years as a “Leading Lawyer in Corporate and Commercial Practice” and most recently as a “Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A”.
Tracy has also been invited by the University of Hong Kong to act as a Part-Time Tutor in Employment Law under the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) program in light of her substantive experience in advising on employment law issues for her corporate clients as well as individuals.


Admissions and Memberships

Since 2004   Solicitor, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


Education

The University of Hong Kong

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)


What Others Say

Tracy Yip heads the M&A team at Oldham, Li & Nie. She maintains a wide-ranging corporate and finance practice, with considerable experience in handling cross-border M&A transactions. She also undertakes private equity investments.

– Chambers Greater China 2023

Both my firm and my client’s firms have had the privilege of working with Ms. Tracy Yip, of Oldham, Li & Nie on multiple engagements ranging from Asset and Share Purchase Agreements, Transition Service Agreements, High Court Legal Actions, Wills and Trusts, and various defense cases. Without exception, Ms. Yip not only represented herself and her firm to the highest standards, but she has proven to be a critical partner to our businesses. She has both proven to be a savvy business thinker as well as a legal advisor who helps us not only look at the critical actions we face, but also the future risks and opportunities. Of the more than two dozen law firms and dozens of partners that I have worked with, Tracy is among the very best.

– Philip Krichilsky (President), Innovative Directions)

Notable Cases
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE
  • Structured/ syndicated financing and securities
  • Mergers and acquisitions, convertible notes and bonds, shareholders/investment agreements
  • Cross-border transactions/ investments
  • Franchising, distributorship, sale and purchase of goods, service, consultancy agreements

REAL ESTATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE
  • Acting as lead counsel in several acquisitions involving the acquisition of holding companies with real estate holdings in China, Hong Kong and other jurisdictions across the region.
  • Representation of corporate clients as tenants in connection to leases of commercial properties, licences and sub-leasing their respective premises to sub-tenants.
  • Conveyancing matters.

Languages

English, Cantonese, Mandarin


Awards
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  • 2016

Chambers Greater China Region
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A – Band 3

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Recommended Lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Asialaw Profiles
Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Greater China Region
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A – Band 3

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Recommended Lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Asialaw Profiles
Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A

Legal Media 360 Market Sentiment Index
Ranked Lawyer – Tier 2 – Corporate and M&A

Chambers Greater China Region
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Asialaw Profiles
Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A

Legal Media 360 Market Sentiment Index
Ranked Lawyer – Tier 2 – Corporate and M&A

Chambers Global
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Asialaw Profiles
Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Global
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Asialaw Profiles
Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Future Star

Asialaw Profiles
Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A


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Education
What Others Say
Notable Cases
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Awards