All paintings by Arthur Williams (11/12 years old)
New York State, USA 1993
Ted has been providing legal and general advisory services for more than 20 years as in-house counsel
for a number of large cross-border MNCs and Tier One law firms in both Hong Kong and New York.
Ted’s practice focuses on large corporations and financial institutions with transactional, commercial
and compliance issues and helping small and medium companies raise funds, streamline operations
and develop strong legal and commercial/operational frameworks. In particular, Ted has helped a
number of Asian clients with structuring and focusing multi-layer distribution and sales efforts,
strengthening corporate governance and setting up equity participation and sharing for investors and
employees in the US and all over Asia. Throughout his career, Ted has developed over a hundred
compliance programs for different industries, including documentation and training programs for AML,
FCPA, AIFMD, FATCA, etc. He has also served as corporate secretary and run board books for more
than 20 companies in various jurisdictions, including HKG, ASX and NYSE listed enterprises.
Ted’s unique set of global experience, language and cultural abilities and creative outlook provides
clients with valuable tactical and strategic depth and holistic advice that melds solid legal and
commercial advice with a practical approach.
Ted is fluent in English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and German.
Prior to joining Wellington Legal, Ted’s in-house background has included stints with a diverse roster of
large law firms and blue chip companies, including Baker& McKenzie, Motorola and Goldman Sachs,
respectively, providing counsel for a wide range of matters such on TMT, manufacturing, commercial
and finance. His experience includes: