JD, with honors (University of Texas School of Law)
BA (University of Texas in Austin)
Stella S. Leung is the Programme Director of the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) programme and the course leader for the Corporate and Commercial Practice course in the PCLL.
Ms. Leung was in private practice for fourteen years before joining academia. She was a partner at O’Melveny& Myers LLP, where she advised clients on a variety of commercial matters in the manufacturing, financial, high-tech, media and securities industries. She has extensive experience in international transactions, from direct investment by multi-nationals into China, structuring of business operations, to cross-border capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions.
A native of Hong Kong, she received her tertiary and legal education in the United States and was admitted to practice law in Texas, California and Hong Kong.
In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Leung has experience in the investment banking industry, having served as a vice president in the corporate finance division of a regional investment bank in Hong Kong.