Senior Partner of the firm and Head of the Property Department, Lilian is a doyen of the real estate world in Hong Kong. She is among the best-established and best-known names in the field, with strong links to many of the major players and a track record that includes many of the key real estate deals of the last decade.
Lilian is deeply experienced in all kinds of property related transactions, including sale and purchase of commercial, residential and industrial properties, tender and auction transactions, exchange and partition of land arrangements and documentation, all types of conveyancing matters, leases, tenancies, joint venture agreements and all types of property related advice including stamp duty and regulatory advice. She also advises on planning and zoning advice and appeal.
She has considerable experience of residential and commercial development project works including negotiations with the Hong Kong Government on terms of the Land Grants, preparation of Deeds of Mutual Covenants and Agreements of Assignments.
Lilian frequently counsels major banks in Hong Kong on numerous land related security financing including building mortgages, all types of mortgages and security documentation.
Head of Property Department, Deacons
Member, Committee on Real Estate Investment Trusts at the Securities and Futures Commission (Present)
Chairman, Property Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong (15 April 2015 – Present)
Member of the Council of City University of Hong Kong (from 1 January 2014)
Honorary Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Society of Transplantation, 2007 - Present
Member, Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Boards, 2006 - 2008
Member, Vetting Committee for the Professional Services Development Assistance Scheme, 2006 - March 2008
Adjudicator, Immigration Tribunal, 1998 - 2004
Adjudicator, Registration of Persons Tribunal, 1998 - 2004
Member, The Hong Kong Housing Authority Complaints Committee, 1996 - 2001
External Examiner in Law, The University of Hong Kong, 1989 - 1991
LLB, PCLL, University of Hong Kong
“Lilian Chiang is ‘the preeminent property lawyer in Hong Kong, and very well connected’” – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014
"Best in Real Estate" – Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2013
Leading lawyer for Real Estate in Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2001- 2016)
Leading lawyer for Real Estate in Hong Kong by Chambers Asia-Pacific (2007 - 2017)
Recognised in Euromoney’s Expert Guides – Women in Business Law (Real Estate) (2012-2013)
Selected as one of Corporate INTL Magazine‘s “50 Best Lawyers in Hong Kong” (2011 edition).