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Ian Childs

T: +852 2533 2884 M: +852 6191 5088 Email Ian | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Ian Childs Partner

Contact details

Ian Childs

Ian Childs
Partner

T: +852 2533 2884 M: +852 6191 5088 Email Ian | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Ian is an experienced litigation partner whose practice consists of a broad range of commercial disputes, regulatory and criminal litigation and investigations.
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He has extensive experience acting in all civil and criminal Courts in Hong Kong. Ian was previously an Inspector in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force and an Assistant Superintendent in the Republic of Singapore Police Force where he gained invaluable experience of criminal investigations from a law enforcement perspective.

Recent notable matters include obtaining judgments in excess of HK$150 million for a financial services company in liquidation and the successful enforcement of those judgments, defending the managing director of an asset management company against allegations of misconduct, misrepresentation and fraud, challenging probate in relation to a significant estate and advising an international airline amenity kits supplier about its trade and employment disputes.

He regularly advises financial institutions about asset recovery matters, in particular, factoring disputes and was previously seconded to the HSBC’s commercial banking legal team. In his spare time, Ian is also an active member of Hong Kong’s Duty Lawyer Service.

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