Bastien Trelcat obtained his Master of Laws in business law and corporate taxation from the law school of the University of Provence Aix-Marseille I, France in 2002. During his studies, he was ranked among the 10 best business law students by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 2001 and won the first edition of the Landwell Award (PwC) in 2002. The following year, in 2003, he received his LLM in international business law from City University of Hong Kong. In 2004, Mr Trelcat became a member of the Paris Bar.

In 2004, Bastien Trelcat relocated to Shanghai, where he advised several leading companies throughout China and Europe in their M&A transactions, including structuring and negotiation of joint ventures.

Mr Trelcat is a partner at HLG and acts as the managing partner of HLG Thailand. He also plays an important role in the development of the South East Asia market.