Founder & Managing Partner
Mr. Loh founded the firm in 2004 and has led it since its inception. He is responsible for the firm’s overall management and direction.
Since founding this firm, he has advised clients on mergers & acquisitions, the aggregate value of which has exceeded US$1 billion. He has particular expertise in mergers & acquisitions involving regulated financial institutions.
He is recognized by independent editorial publications, including Chambers & Partners, the Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Asialaw Leading Lawyers, as a leading lawyer in the regulation of financial markets. He has taken lead roles in representing clients in seminal enforcement cases defining the ambit of the law at the Court of Final Appeal and the Market Misconduct Tribunal. He works regularly with the world's leading derivatives trading and clearing systems on matters related to the regulation of their systems as well as some of the world's leading asset managers on fund formation, trading strategies and segregated account mandates.
He has appeared before the Legislative Council of Hong Kong a number of times to speak on proposed legislative changes to redefine the regulatory framework governing the financial markets in Hong Kong.
Mr. Loh holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Osgoode Hall School of Law in Canada and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.
Mr. Comtois joined the firm in 2014 and has executive responsibility for the firm’s day-to-day operations, including finance, human resources and information technology.
He has broad experience in litigation and arbitration, with particular focus in the areas of banking, securities and insolvency. He has represented clients before the Court of Final Appeal, the Court of Appeal and the Court of First Instance as well as before the Securities and Futures Commission and the Market Misconduct Tribunal. He has substantial experience in disputes between financial institutions and their clients and in regulatory enforcement action.
Mr. Comtois holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was a recipient of a JD Bronze Scholarship and a PCLL scholarship, and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Economics from McGill University in Canada, where he graduated with distinction.