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Our Practice Areas

Litigation

 

Our Firm started its practice in the 1960s with a focus on litigation practice.  This tradition and most of the original talent remain with us today.  We are proud to be at the forefront of the Hong Kong litigation landscape for close to half a century.  We service the full scale of clients, from corporations to individuals.

 

 

  • Commercial and corporate litigation

  • Commercial crime and criminal litigation

  • Arbitration

  • Personal injury claims

  • Matrimonial proceedings

  • SFC inquiries and hearings

 

Commercial

 

Another traditional area of our Firm’s practice, our team members are seasoned experts in this area and can provide unparalleled service to our clients.

 

 

  • Acquisitions and sales of private companies, businesses, shares and assets

  • Joint ventures, incorporations and formation of partnerships

  • Agencies and distributorships

  • Bank security and collateral, loans, loan syndication and other financing

  • Equipment leasing and hire purchase

  • Restructuring and rescheduling of debts, receiverships, liquidations and bankruptcies

  • Business licensing

 

Corporate

 

The Firm’s corporate finance practice has some of the best talents in this division.  Our two consultants in charge of this division have esteemed experience with the most renowned law firms.  Other team members have a wealth of experience in China and international business projects.

 

  • IPOs and secondary fundraising

  • Listing compliance matters

  • Reverse takeovers, mergers & acquisitions

  • Corporate restructurings and reorganizations

  • Company secretarial and administration services for private and listed companies

 

Funds

 

With the explosive growth of the funds industry in Hong Kong during the last decade, our Firm is a forerunner in providing legal advice as to the formation and set up of various fund entities.  We also assist our clients with all licensing matters.

 

 

  • Private equity and hedge fund formation and setup

  • Onshore advising

  • Licensing

 

China and 
Cross-Border

 

Our China team members have seasoned and in-depth experience with China business dealings, culture and politics, going back to the early 1980s.  Our team members’ strengths lie in their far-reaching guanxi on the mainland and their extensive business dealings there.

 

 

  • Listing of mainland companies in Hong Kong

  • Cross-border mergers & acquisitions

  • Business reorganizations

  • Financing, including bridge loans and loan syndications

  • Property sales and purchases, mortgages

  • Real estate development projects

  • Equipment leasing

  • Joint ventures, equity and co-operative

  • Mediation and arbitration

  • Investment immigration

  • Powers of attorney

  • Attestation & notarial service


 

Private Client, Probate, Tax and Trusts

 

Our strengths in these traditional practice areas are that our professionals handling these matters have decades of experience acting for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, their families and their businesses.  We strive to provide seamless legal services between our clients’ personal, family and business dealings.

 

 

  • Wills, probate and estate administration

  • Tax planning and advice for residents, non-residents and business entities

  • Trusts and settlements

  • Tax disputes and appeal


 

 

 

Conveyancing

 

Since the 1970s, Hong Kong has experienced exponential growth in all sectors of its economy.  Real estate development stood at the forefront of this dramatic growth, and the Firm is honoured to be of service to major players in this sector since its incubation period.

 

 

  • Large and small scale property development

  • Property development financing

  • Commercial and residential property sales and purchases

  • Mortgaging and financing of commercial & residential properties

  • HOS and PSPS purchases and mortgages

  • Commercial and residential leases and tenancies

 

Others

 

We are often asked by clients to perform tasks that are outside of our traditional practice areas but nonetheless we work with a wide network of other professionals and strive to provide the same level of expertise and service to our clients.

 

 

  • Know Your Client and background investigations

  • Asset tracingforensic accounting