Michael Lu

Registered Foreign Lawyer (New York)

Hong Kong, China Hong Kong SAR

Michael has over a decade of experience in cross-border capital market transactions, particularly issuance of various types of debt securities and liabilities management. He represents international investment banks and Hong Kong and Chinese mainland state-owned and private companies in the real estate, banking, automobile manufacturing and distribution, consumer goods and services, infrastructure, energy and mining sectors.

Michael was named “Rising Star Partner” by IFLR1000 in 2022 and was shortlisted as the "Young Lawyer of the Year" by Asia Legal Business Hong Kong Awards in 2019. In 2021 and 2022, Michael has been recognised as “Leading Lawyers” in Debt Capital Markets (International Firms) by Chambers Asia Pacific. Clients praise for Michael:

“He is solid, skilful and professional in acting in his clients' best interests, especially when it comes to negotiations."

"He is our to-go partner on all technical issues. He's extremely diligent and very approachable."

Michael practiced at a well-known Wall Street law firm and a leading UK law firm before he joined KWM. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, United States and registered as a Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. He speaks native Mandarin and Cantonese and fluent English.

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