Ravenscroft & Schmierer Adds Wealth Management And Family Office Lawyer Samantha Bradley

24 February 2022 | Hong Kong


Hong Kong-based full-service law firm Ravenscroft & Schmierer has hired British wealth management and family office lawyer Samantha Bradley, with effect from 28 February 2022, as part of the ongoing expansion of its Asian and global corporate capability.


Based in Hong Kong, Samantha is a highly accomplished solicitor, qualified in England and Hong Kong, practising as a solicitor in Hong Kong, with over 25 years of experience working for international law firms and family offices advising on a broad range of areas, and she is a frequent conference speaker.



"Samantha is well-known and highly respected across the industry, not only for her expertise but for her genuine passion and commitment to driving up standards and improving social justice."

Stefan Schmierer, the firm’s Managing Partner.



"The growing demand for legal advice from wealth management and family office lawyers in Asia means our practice has never been busier," said Stefan Schmierer, the firm’s Managing Partner. "Samantha will be a welcome and important addition to our team and will help us to meet record client demand, in particular in Hong Kong. She is well-known and highly respected across the industry, not only for her expertise but for her genuine passion and commitment to driving up standards and improving social justice. We are delighted to welcoming her at Ravenscroft & Schmierer.”



"Samantha’s strong regional experience will be essential for our clients and also help us grow further."

David Ravenscroft, the firm’s founder.



"Our firm advises a broad range of international and local clients and we have seen strong growth in the past couple of years, which we only expect to continue," said David Ravenscroft, the firm’s founder. "Samantha’s strong regional experience will be essential for our clients and also help us grow further."


Having moved to Hong Kong in 2008 from London, Samantha has worked with clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region, and is a strong believer in ethical professional conduct and in respectful treatment for all, both professionally and personally.


"What a great addition to our firm," said Anna Lau, the firm’s Litigation Partner. "Samantha has been a valued member and familiar face at in the wealth management and family office space for many. We are delighted to welcome her as a Ravenscroft & Schmierer consultant."


"Samantha offers both local and broad Asia experience - a combination that is in great demand from our regional and global clients,"

The firm’s Head of Finance & Compliance Jan-Patrik Reimann.


"Samantha offers both local and broad Asia experience - a combination that is in great demand from our regional and global clients," said the firm’s Head of Finance & Compliance Jan-Patrik Reimann. "Her hire is also an important part of the ongoing expansion of our firm."


About Samantha


Originally from England, Samantha received her Bachelor of Laws from King’s College London.


With over 25 years of experience, she joins Ravenscroft & Schmierer from S J Bradley & Co, where she was the principal. She began her career with Allen & Overy in the private client department, and later joined Withersworldwide, where she progressed to Hong Kong Managing Director and Head of Wealth Management Asia.


Samantha is qualified in England and Wales and Hong Kong, practising as a solicitor in Hong Kong. She most recently headed the legal and compliance team of a mature single-family office in Hong Kong. She left at the end of 2020 to consult for them part-time whilst planning a professional offering closely aligned with her personal values.


Samantha is the second senior hire by Ravenscroft & Schmierer in the past few months, following the hire of Louie Lee in Hong Kong, who is a seasoned lawyer with close to 20 years of experience having worked in corporate finance departments at major international law firms, and spent close to 10 years at the SFC (Securities and Futures Commission) in the Corporate Finance and Investment Products (previously Policy, China and Investment Products) Divisions.

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