CK Hutchison is a renowned multinational conglomerate committed to development, innovation and technology in many different sectors. We have a truly global focus, operating diverse businesses in over 50 countries with over 300,000 employees. Our operations consist of five core businesses – ports and related services; retail; infrastructure; energy and telecommunications. In Europe, CK Hutchison has investments in 23 European countries, and employs more than 125,000 employees.
Hutchison Whampoa (Europe) Limited (HWEL) represents CK Hutchison’s interests in the United Kingdom and in Europe, and works under the mandate of the CK Hutchison head office in Hong Kong. HWEL’s legal team is based in London and is part of the larger head office legal team based in Hong Kong. Across the CK Hutchison group, there are more than 230 lawyers worldwide.
The HWEL legal team was short-listed as the TMT in-house team of the year by the British Legal Awards 2016 and our General Counsel was named by The Lawyer as one of the Hot 100 lawyers in the United Kingdom for 2017. The HWEL legal team works regularly with the other legal teams across the CK Hutchison group, many of whom are also award winning.