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Mei Mei Wong


Mei Mei Wong is a banking and finance lawyer experienced in advising investment managers and funds on both fund financing and portfolio level financing, corporates in respect of their corporate treasury matters and event driven financings and financial institutions and credit funds in respect of a range of their loan product offerings, including in the sustainable financing space. In addition to front end finance work, Mei Mei also regularly advises on the finance aspects of restructurings and liability management.

Mei Mei is dual-qualified in England and Wales and in Australia. Her versatility across different financial products and structures and the ability to efficiently grasp client's objectives equips her to consistently provide tailored and value-add advice.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Supreme Court of VictoriaSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Fund Finance

Mei Mei’s experience includes: 

  • Advising a US investment manager in respect of various capital call facilities made available to it, totaling up to EUR400m, for its European investment strategy.
  • Advising a private equity fund focused on secondary markets in respect of a USD310m NAV facility and other uncommitted lines made available to it. 
  • Advising a US real estate fund manager in respect of its EUR120m NAV facility made available to it.
  • Advising a European investment manager in respect of various capital call and NAV facilities made available to it across its strategies ranging between EUR40m to EUR180m.

Corporate and Acquisition Finance 

  • Advising Azrieli Group on the syndicated refinancing of its approximate USD850m acquisition of Norwegian data centre provider Green Mountain, and the financing considerations of Green Mountain's expansion into the United Kingdom.
  • Advising VEON, a major global telecommunications group, on over USD3bn of financing facilities, including its USD2.1bn term and revolving credit facilities. Certain of such facilities included emerging markets loans and facilities backed by export credit agency guarantees.
  • Advising Global Telecom Holding, an Egyptian listed company, on a USD200m bridge facility to finance a tender offer to buy back 10% of its share capital, and subsequently the finance aspects of VEON's mandatory tender offer for the remaining shares in Global Telecom Holding for USD2.3bn which won “Telecom M&A Deal of the Year – Emerging Markets” at the TMT M&A Awards.
  • Advising Neqsol Holdings and Bakcell on the bridge financing and bond take-out for its USD743m acquisition of Vodafone Ukraine.
  • Advising Preem AB, Sweden’s largest fuel company, and Corral Petroleum on their USD2.14bn refinancing by way of a new revolving borrowing base facility and term facility.
  • Advising Merlin Entertainments plc, one of the world’s largest attraction operators, on the refinancing of its bank facilities including an increased and extended GBP600m revolving credit facility and the English law aspects of its issue of USD400m 5.75% Senior Notes due 2026.
  • Advising the joint administrators of NMC Health PLC on the finance aspects of developing and implementing a restructuring strategy for the NMC group (the UAE’s largest private healthcare group).
  • Advising the Department for Transport on the finance aspects of the Heathrow Expansion Programme, including advising on the financing structure of the Heathrow Group and delivery support options.
  • English
  • Monash University, Bachelor of Laws, honours
  • University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Commerce


  • Mei Mei has been recognised by Legal 500 for Bank Lending – Investment Grade and Syndicated Loans and Acquisition Finance, and was named a “Rising Star” for Bank Lending – Investment Grade and Syndicated Loans in 2022 and 2023.
  • Mei Mei is “… extremely good from a technical perspective…has excellent analytical skills, is extremely detail orientated and always provides sound advice which is credible, thoughtful and commercial.” Legal 500, UK


Mei Mei has presented on acquisition financing at DLA Piper’s “M&A Academy” attended by a wide range of industry professionals, and has separately conducted client presentations on finance and security structures and security enforcement matters.

Mei Mei has conducted seminars at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia on international business negotiations which were widely attended including by members of the Ethiopian government.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • The Law Institute of Victoria