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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Connie Heng

Connie Heng

Regional Managing Partner, Asia Pacific

Regional Managing Partner, Asia Pacific
Connie Heng

Connie Heng is Clifford Chance's Regional Managing Partner in Asia Pacific and partner of the Greater China Capital Markets team. During her 20-plus year career, she has assisted many Hong Kong and Chinese issuers with their securities offerings in the international debt capital markets and has advised on numerous landmark transactions. She is recognised as a Leading Individual by Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500 and has received a Highly Regarded ranking from IFLR 1000. Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000 have all ranked the capital markets (debt and equity) practice as Band 1 for five consecutive years.

Connie is a member of the Firm's Group Global Executive Leadership Group and has represented the firm as part of its delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos since 2012. Connie is an active supporter of diversity and gender issues and founded the region's first women's network.

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Career and qualifications

  • National University of Singapore (LLB Hons) 1995
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Singapore 1996, Hong Kong 1999, England & Wales 2000
  • Herbert Smith 1998
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2000
  • Partner since 2005

Awards and citations

  • Women Leader and Highly Regarded
    IFLR1000 – Hong Kong Capital Markets: Debt – 2023
  • Managing Partner of the Year
    ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2022
  • IFLR1000 Women Leader 
    IFLR 1000 2022 - Hong Kong
  • Band 1
    Chambers Global & Greater China Region 2022 - Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)
  • Hall of Fame
    Legal 500 2022 - Capital Markets: Debt - Hong Kong
  • A client appreciates Connie as "very experienced and can mobilise the firm’s resources and lead her team to provide best-in-class legal services for clients."
    Chambers Global & Greater China Region 2022 - Capital Markets: Debt (International Firms)