Rooney Nimmo Grows Presence in Asia

June 25, 2018 – Rooney Nimmo, an international corporate law firm based in New York, London, Edinburgh and San Francisco, has entered into an affiliation with JC Legal, a Hong Kong law firm, to extend its reach into Asia.

JC Legal, led by principal Janice Chew, brings to the agreement a legal team of eight professionals, including lawyers qualified in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom. The firm specializes in commercial transactions, intellectual property, dispute resolution, compliance and other corporate matters in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, and Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Singapore.

Allan Rooney, founding partner of Rooney Nimmo in New York, said, “We are excited to join forces with JC Legal in Hong Kong. Expanding our legal services to include additional Asia coverage is a natural extension of the strong cross-border expertise that our clients value so highly. Janice Chew has built a great practice with a team of outstanding lawyers who share our vision of providing top-class legal services to a growing base of international clients. Together we are able to provide seamless business and legal advice to our clients across jurisdictions.”

Janice Chew, principal of JC Legal, said, “Rooney Nimmo shares our philosophy of providing legal solutions with an entrepreneurial approach. On top of our solid experience in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and the United Kingdom, their expertise in corporate finance in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union will add tremendous value to businesses growing beyond Asia to tap into mature markets. We look forward to the affiliation integrating our respective specialties and networks to render all-round support to our clients in dynamic business environments.”

– E N D S –

Rooney Nimmo is an international corporate law firm based in New York, London, Edinburgh and San Francisco. Our lawyers represent a wide range of clients around the world, including established multinational public corporations, emerging start-up enterprises, investment funds, financial institutions, governments, educational institutions and non-profit entities. We have lawyers admitted in the US, the UK, Germany, Hong Kong and Australia.

For more information visit our websites, Rooney Nimmo and JC Legal.


Rooney Nimmo

Frank De Maria –

Charles Arrowsmith –


JC Legal

Lesley Cheung –

Insight Search

Insight Topics

Keep in touch

Recent Posts

Related Articles

Scroll to Top