Ayesha Vardags, President

Precis: Ricky joined Vardags as a member of the Graduate Training Programme in August 2017. Prior to Vardags, Ricky accumulated experience in both the corporate and family legal sectors, and worked as an associate for a private equity firm in Beijing, where he helped to facilitate cross-border investment across Asia.

Ricky Hepburn, Graduate Trainee (Paralegal Phase)

Precis: Ricky joined Vardags as a member of the Graduate Training Programme in August 2017. Prior to Vardags, Ricky accumulated experience in both the corporate and family legal sectors, and worked as an associate for a private equity firm in Beijing, where he helped to facilitate cross-border investment across Asia.

Ayesha Vardags, President

Accolades: Ricky was awarded the Lee Ko Guan Scholarship for Academic Excellence after achieving a first-class honours in his postgraduate studies. He was also the recipient of Most Excellent Thesis Award for his essay titled ‘Demystifying corporate veil-piercing’.

Education: Ricky read law at Downing College, Cambridge, and has an LL.M. in Chinese law from Tsinghua University.

Press & publications: Ricky co-authored the article ‘Commercial real estate in China: overview‘ (2017) for Thomson Reuters Practical Law.

Languages: Learning Mandarin Chinese, Ricky can speak and read the language to a basic level.

Personal: Ricky’s interests include bouldering, theatre and Chinese chess.