Legal Series 3: Teams That Earn Equity Together Excel Together.

Thu, 2023/03/02 - 18:00
CUHK Pi Centre



Pádraig Walsh, Partner, Tanner De Witt 

Pádraig is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial department and Head of the TMT practice of Tanner De Witt. Pádraig’s practice focuses on venture capital and related corporate work. His work encompasses advice on private equity and debt financing, leading on investment negotiations and completion, and preparing documents to implement deal terms. He also advises on the range of common issues for emerging companies, such as corporate structuring, on licensing, regulatory and compliance, IP licensing, personal data privacy, equity incentive plans, and shareholder disputes. He represents both investors, strategics, and founders. His experience in this area has enabled him to advise clients on several innovative, complex projects and is at the forefront of advising on legal issues for emerging businesses using blockchain technology. 

Pádraig is a member of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, ITechLaw, and PrivacyRules. He provides legal training to clients and incubation or accelerator programmes, and is also a regular speaker and writer on trending issues in the tech scene. 


Hsiang LOW, Head of Asia-Pacific, SeedLegals 

Hsiang is Head of Asia-Pacific at SeedLegals, a company that automates the legals for early-stage startups and investors to streamline the fundraising process. At SeedLegals, Hsiang oversees the APAC business, product and operations. His role includes developing strategy, working closely with founders and investors to optimise product and service delivery for local markets, and negotiating unique partnerships to create value for startups across the ecosystem. 

Prior to joining Seedlegals, Hsiang practised as a lawyer at magic circle law firm Linklaters for over 10 years. During his time at the firm, Hsiang also co-founded Nakhoda, Linklaters’ in-house legal tech startup. Having had his own startup experience, Hsiang is passionate about making use of his legal and technology expertise to help startup founders navigate through their early stage journey.
Hsiang currently also serves as a steering committee member of the Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation and Technology Association (ALITA). Work aside, Hsiang enjoys spending his time outdoors in nature. 


Content Highlights

In this session, we are honored to have Mr. Pádraig Walsh/ Tanner De Witt and Mr. Hsiang Low/ Seedlegals as the guest speaker to give an introduction about the employee incentive plan to attract, reward and retain top talents.

Pádraig and Hsiang will discuss the legal side of incentive plans, grant options, incentive scheme management with the valuable market data sharing.


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