Lin Jacobsen 韩琳

Legal Manager 律师 Hong Kong
Lin Jacobsen


Lin's practice primarily involves work across a range of issues for investment funds, with a particular focus on private equity clients based in China, where she advises them primarily on the laws of the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

Areas of expertise

Laws Practised

  • BVI law
  • Background

    Lin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Language and Literature from Nanjing University (1999), a Master of Arts degree (2002) and a M.Phil. degree (2004) in French and Romance Philology and JD degree (2007, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) from Columbia University. She also holds an LLM degree in International Trade and Investment Law at University of Amsterdam (2014, cum laude).

    Lin worked at Davis Polk’s New York office for close to six years as an associate in the investment management group. Latterly, Lin was at Freshfields’ in Hong Kong from 2014 through late 2016 where she worked on Hong Kong regulatory and FCPA matters.

    Lin is native in Mandarin and fluent in English, French and Italian. She can also read Spanish and is conversational in Japanese.

    Admitted in:
    2008 - New York



    韩律师持有南京大学的法语文学学士学位,哥伦比亚大学的法语和罗曼语系硕士(M.A.)和哲学硕士(M.Phil)学位。韩律师于2007年获得了哥伦比亚大学法学院颁发的博士学位 (Juris Doctor),并于2014年获得了阿姆斯特丹大学国际贸易投资法硕士学位(L.L.M)。




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