Geoffrey Chan

Bio

Geoffrey Chan is a leading private funds lawyer with significant experience in structuring and forming private equity and venture capital funds for Asia-based managers, especially in China and Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan has represented a variety of investment advisers and sponsors throughout Asia in fund formation and other related internal funds issues. In addition, Mr. Chan regularly represents institutional investors in their commitments to Asia-based private equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Chan was a partner at the Hong Kong office of a leading U.S. law firm.

Mr. Chan is a frequent speaker at trade conferences on key issues related to the private funds formation industry.

Leading international legal publications including Who’s Who Legal, Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 repeatedly have named Mr. Chan as a leading lawyer in Asia Pacific. He also has been named in The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers and listed as one of the top 15 lawyers under 40 in China by Asian Legal Business.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2004
  • B.Com., University of Toronto, 1998

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • New York

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Geoffrey Chan

Partner, Investment Management
geoffrey.chan@skadden.com