Jason Webber is a partner at Slaughter and May, and is involved in a wide range of corporate, commercial and financing work, advising companies, financial institutions and fund management groups. He regularly advises in relation to complex matters involving the Hong Kong regulatory authorities and governmental bodies. Mr Webber has also worked in the London office of Slaughter and May. Other projects include advising MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong’s mass-transit railway operator, in relation to its privatisation, which was Hong Kong’s first (and to date only) privatisation of its kind; the merger with the Kowloon– Canton Railway Corporation; and the construction of various railway lines including the Disney Resort Line, the West Island Line, the Shatin to Central Line, the South Island (East) Line and the Express Rail Line. Mr Webber has advised JP Morgan JF Asset Management Group on the launch of various retail funds, Oxford Asset Management Group on the launch of the OxAM Quant Fund, as well as numerous international hedge fund groups on their establishment and operations in Hong Kong.
Mr Webber is qualified in England and Wales and in Hong Kong. He has sat on a disciplinary committee of the Securities and Futures Commission and has published in the areas of asset management, mergers and acquisitions and the Hong Kong Listing Rules.