Davina primarily handles corporate and commercial transactions, regularly dealing with company establishment in Asia, drafting and negotiating shareholders agreements, joint venture agreements,franchise and distribution agreements, general business T&C’s as well as advising on general commercial enquiries.Davina is a dual-qualified commercial lawyer. She has been based in Hong Kong since 2012, having previously practised in England. She is a trusted business advisor to her clients, (which include international fashion houses, F&B multinationals, global insurers and Fintech companies), providing pragmatic and commercial advice to help them deliver their strategic goals. Davina has a breadth of corporate and commercial legal experience, from drafting and negotiating standardised and bespoke commercial agreements (such as franchise and distribution agreement) to managing corporate transactions (such as JV's and M&A's). She also specialises in reviewing internal control mechanisms (with a particular focus on the insurance sector) to identify legal and regulatory risks and provides commercial solutions and compliance guidance.
In addition to providing in-house seminars for companies on key compliance issues, Davina has also had articles and her comments published in a number of leading Hong Kong journals. She has been shortlisted as a Rising Star in the Women in Business Law Awards Asia 2021.