PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, the PwC network’s Taiwan member firm, has promoted Kent Chong from senior manager to managing director from 1 July.
Chong has been with PwC Taiwan since 2008. A specialist in cross-border corporate and M&A transactions, he is the lead legal contact for PwC’s Southeast Asia and India practice.
With more than 10 years of experience, he has advised numerous Taiwanese and multinational corporations on domestic or cross-border M&A, international corporate restructuring, and general corporate and commercial transactions.
At PwC, Chong regularly represents clients seeking multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring and M&A transaction counsel, dealing with transactions in the US, Europe, China and Southeast Asia.
From 2014 to 2016, he worked at PwC Legal, Sydney, primarily advising clients on foreign investment, M&A and corporate restructuring. He is admitted to practice law in Australia and is a registered foreign lawyer approved by the Ministry of Justice, Taiwan.