Ruth Fesseha
Lawyer
Olivia Boyle
Consultant
Angus Verheul
Law Graduate
Taufiq Arahman
Lawyer
Ed Macgregor
Senior Associate
Samridhi Sinha
Lawyer
Peter Mutema
Consultant
Joanna Wang
Lawyer

Kevin Ho

Associate

Kevin excels in resolving commercial challenges with a realistic and pragmatic approach. Leveraging a blend of legal expertise and a keen understanding of business dynamics, he advises clients with a solution-oriented mindset.

Specialising in Digital Ledger Technology and Virtual Asset Service Provider regulatory work, Kevin boasts extensive experience in this sector. His track record includes successfully navigating numerous global license applications, and actively engaging financial regulators across jurisdictions to secure licensing for clients.

Kevin’s work is distinguished by meticulous attention to detail and profound insight into both clients and the blockchain industry. His commitment to fully comprehending each client’s business enables him to deliver tailored, high-quality legal solutions.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke New Zealand, Kevin worked at Nogle, a fintech venture studio.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Digital Ledger Technology; Technology; Financial Services; Corporate; Fintech; Blockchain; SaaS

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Auckland
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) – University of Auckland
  • Admitted to practice in New Zealand

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • Leading global digital currency exchange’s licensing efforts in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe and APAC (Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Georgia, Singapore, Malaysia).
  • Advising and structuring various fintech startups to enable partnerships with Card Schemes and Card Acquirers including WorldPay, Nuvei and Mobilum.
  • Advising leading digital asset market maker on its Trading Agreements and Liquidity Agreements with institutional counterparties including Wintermute, Cumberland, B2C2.
  • Advising global digital currency exchanges on token listings, product and service offerings, payments, and enterprise solutions business.
  • Forming regulated Segregated Portfolio Companies in the British Virgin Islands for institutional proprietary trading funds.
  • Formation and administration of global company structures for various private family offices (including United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Lithuania, Estonia, BVI, Seychelles).
  • Advising on and negotiating various early stage investments (SAFEs, SAFTs, Convertible Loans) for venture studio.
Auckland

AREAS OF EXPERTISE