Katherine Ke

Katherine’s practice area focuses on cross-border financing transactions, asset finance and the aviation sector.

Katherine has more than 15 years’ experience representing PRC and global lenders, lead arrangers, sponsors and corporates in a range of PRC inbound and outbound financing transactions including general syndicated loans, project finance, structured finance, trade finance and receivables finance.

Katherine also has extensive experience representing PRC and international lessors and financiers in the leasing and financing of commercial aircraft and business jets, portfolio purchase and sale, purchase orders and commercial agreements with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

She has been named as a Leading Lawyer in Aviation Finance by Chambers Asia Pacific since 2017. Clients describe her as “a very professional and responsible partner. She understands what the clients need and always provides very thoughtful advice and comments."

Katherine is admitted in England and Wales and the State of New York, United States. She speaks native Mandarin and fluent English. She has also passed the PRC bar exam.

Katherine graduated from Fudan University and Stanford Law School.


Legal insights

We highlight a few implications of the PRC Civil Code and the SPC Interpretation on Security on guarantees and security in favour of offshore lenders.

05 May 2021

We cover 6 key points on financing space assets.

26 June 2020

Focusing on the aviation sector, we recap the Feb 2019 Outline Development Plan for the Greater Bay Area and identify new opportunities.

18 June 2020

With the volatility in world markets impacting on finance transactions, we look at certain key aspects of existing and future finance transactions under English and Australian law which we are...

06 March 2020

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