Banks and banking
Advising various global banks on employment matters, particularly in relation to restrictive covenants of new joiners (team moves and individuals) from competitor banks and finance houses. Also advising clients on ways to avoid any potential liability.
Acting for a China fund in a dispute adverse to a major investment bank in a claim valued at over HK$75 million involving assets held with a collapsed stockbroking and securities firm.
Advising a major Chinese bank in cross-border recovery efforts of a substantial debt.
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Acting for liquidators in prosecuting proceedings against a number of defendants, which includes listed companies in Hong Kong, for claims involving fraudulent preference, voidable dispositions of property and conspiracy. The claims are estimated to be in excess of HK$300 million. In aid of the proceedings, numerous examination proceedings had been pursued against those involved.
Advising liquidators in relation to liquidation of a group of companies in Hong Kong and dealing with misfeasance claims, fraudulent preference claims as well as issues of fraud.
Assisting receivers in successfully obtaining injunctive relief in relation to trespass by various disgruntled creditors.
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