Acted for asset management companies and successfully obtained an entirely favourable arbitral award in an arbitration conducted at HKIAC which involved complex stock-loan transactions of internationally listed shares with value of over USD500 millions with costs.
Handled various arbitration cases, which involved share transfer dispute concerning a Hong Kong listed company; construction dispute concerning price fluctuation of raw materials (acted for a developer in a local infrastructure project); dispute arising from the supply of heavy industrial machinery for a cross-border infrastructure project; alleged misrepresentation in rendering investment advice by a financial institution, etc.
Handled enforcement of arbitral awards.
High-profile Commercial Litigation
Acted for a billionaire’s asset-holding company in a litigation which involved return of investment capital arising out of a mega acquisition deal.
Handled a complex shareholders dispute and compulsory winding up case of a multinational company group which involved litigation funder.
Acted for an investment company as Hong Kong counsel in a litigation conducted in Singapore which involved complex stock-loan transactions and tracing of sale proceeds of collaterals with value over CAD 130 millions.
Acted for listed companies in claiming against former directors for breach of fiduciary duties.
Acted for Fintech companies which provide virtual assets custodial services in litigations which involved misappropriation of cryptocurrency.
Acted for a corporate victim of a mega investment fraud case which involved multi-layers of holding entities/funds to hold pre-IPO shares in the US.
Handled disputes relating to offshore Limited Partnership Fund which holds hundreds of millions of assets.
Regulatory and Criminal
Represented clients in regulatory investigations conducted by Securities and Futures Commission (acted for licenced corporations, assets management companies, former Chairman, senior management of listed companies, etc.), Customs & Excise Department, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Competition Commission, Communications Authority, Buildings Department, Inland Revenue Department, etc..
Represented clients in commercial crime cases (including Money Laundering offence, commercial fraud, conspiracy, deception, bribery, etc.) and a wide range of other types of criminal cases (including but not limited to Copyright offences, Trade Descriptions offences, forgery, theft, burglary, robbery, assault-related offences, indecency, cruelty to animals, road traffic offences, tax-related offences, etc.) from criminal investigation, trial to plea in mitigation (both as instructing solicitors and solicitor-advocate).
Experienced in handling big money cases, cases involving complex family assets structure, cases with heavy dispute on child matters (including relocation, Hague Convention, cross-border issues).
Handled matrimonial cases involving bigamy, nullity of marriage, domestic violence, guardianship of minors application, enforcement by Judgment Summons, intervening proceedings, injunction, trust, setting aside/avoidance of transaction applications (having acted for the Petitioner, Respondent, Intervener, next friend for a mentally-incapacitated party; and attended hearings both as instructing solicitors and solicitor-advocate).
Acted for one of the industry-leading companies and successfully appealed against a Labour Tribunal decision in the High Court on an important point of law.
Acted for one of the industry-leading companies in a Magistracy appeal case against conviction for employment offence and the further appeal to the Court of Final Appeal.
Handled civil cases involving employment elements including but not limited to breach of restrictive covenants, breach of confidentiality obligation, etc..
Represented clients in defending various employment-related offences including illegal employment, offences under Employment Ordinance, access to computer with criminal or dishonest intent, etc. (both as instructing solicitor and solicitor-advocate).
Drafted and reviewed employment contracts, staff manuals/handbooks, personal data and privacy policies, documents for effecting transfer of employment, termination notices and releases of a wide range of industries/businesses (including contracts for directors, CEOs, lawyers, hair salons stylists, salesperson, travel escorts, sports team players, etc.).
Other Civil Litigation
Handled wide range of civil litigations, including contractual disputes, adverse possession, defamation, mortgagee action, order for sale, estate administration, applications under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance, tenancy, agency, etc..
Handled insurance claims, insurance coverage, personal injuries, employees’ compensation, traffic accidents and fire accidents (damage to goods and breakdown of machinery) cases (both as plaintiff and defendant).