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Thomas Ng


Good judgement in making strategic decisions and in negotiation and for being very responsive and accessible

Chambers Asia-Pacific

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About Thomas Ng

Tom is Freshfields' Asia Managing Partner. He is a partner in the firm's Global Transactions Group, specialising in leveraged and project financings. He also has a special focus on global energy and resources transactions, on which he advises both PRC and non-PRC clients.

Tom joined Freshfields in 2015, having previously worked at another leading international law firm in Hong Kong and Beijing.

He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Recent work

  • Advising ChemChina on the acquisition financing in respect of KraussMaffei Group, a German machinery manufacturing company.
  • Advising China Minsheng Investment in respect of its investment in Luxaviation, the related acquisition financing and refinancing.
  • Advising Permira on the senior and mezzanine acquisition financing for its purchase of Tricor Holdings Limited.
  • Advising Tesco on its sale of its Homeplus business in Korea and advising Tesco on certain funds aspect of the bidders’ acquisition financings in respect of such sale.
  • Advising a consortium of Chinese investors on the senior and junior acquisition financing for its purchase of Spanish waste management business Urbaser, S.A., the largest FDI into Spain to date from China.



  • Magdalene College, Cambridge

Professional qualification

  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, and England and Wales.