Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

Lorna Chen is head of Greater China, and founded and leads our asset management and investment funds practice in Asia. Lorna's combined experience working in New York and Asia has proven to be invaluable in advising clients in cross-border transactions.

She is one of the most senior international lawyers in Asia who serves clients in the fund formations area, focusing on the structuring, restructuring, formation and operation of alternative investment products, including private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and funds of funds. Lorna has extensive experience in representing investors in making investments in private funds and co-investment projects around the globe. Lorna is also respected by clients as an expert on regulatory and compliance matters related to investment funds and their managers.

Lorna represents major financial institutions such as sovereign wealth funds, banks, development financing institutions, wealth management firms, as well as family offices and startups.

She is active in cross border transactions participated by private capital clients, covering sectors such as asset management, energy, healthcare, TMT and entertainment.

Lorna is a frequent speaker on major conferences such as AVCJ Asia Forum, HKVCA Asia Forum and HKVCA China Forum, on topics such as private equity market trends, private equity fund structuring, co-investments, private equity transactions, and due diligence. She is also a respected instructor and faculty for various training courses such as HKVCA Master Courses.