Patrick Sheil

Partner, Hong Kong


Patrick Sheil, a partner since 2001, is a specialist in U.S. securities law matters, advising on high yield and covenant intensive debt transactions and equity securities offerings, including initial public offerings. He has lived and worked in some of the world’s major financial centres, advising clients out of Hong Kong ,Tokyo, New York and London.

He has advised issuers and underwriters in high yield bond offerings by China Glass Holdings Limited, Road King Infrastructure Limited, Lai Fung Holdings Limited, Xinhua Finance Limited, Shanghai Real Estate Limited, Media Nusantara Citra, Hopson Development Holdings Limited, DSG International plc (Dixons), Metinvest B.V.’s, and Daar Al-Arkin Real Estate Development Company.

Industry quotes include: “Head of the U.S. practice, Patrick Sheil is well known for advice on equity matters and high-yield debt offerings” – (Chambers Asia); “On the U.S. securities side, Patrick Sheil has built an impressive record in high-yield bond transactions, . . .” - (Asia Pacific Legal 500); "Established players such as Linklaters that can offer [China] expertise, combined with Hong Kong listing experience and the New York product experience from partners such as Patrick Sheil, have seen great success in high yield..." - (IFLR).