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Alexander Tang

T: +852 2533 2881 Email Alexander | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Global Restructuring Review 30 2019 - The World's Top 30 Law Firms for Cross-Border - Insolvency and Restructuring

Global Restructuring Review 30 2019 - The World's Top 30 Law Firms for Cross-Border - Insolvency and Restructuring

Alexander Tang Senior associate

Contact details

Alexander Tang

Alexander Tang
Senior associate

T: +852 2533 2881 Email Alexander | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Alexander is a senior associate on the litigation team. He practices dispute resolution with particular focus on commercial litigation and insolvency. His other areas of practice include shareholder disputes, defamation as well as arbitration and construction disputes.
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Alexander is a Fellow of INSOL International and holds a special qualification in insolvency by the HKICPA.

Alexander is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited general mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong. Prior to his legal career, he worked as a civil engineer.

Outside his job, Alexander has taken up appointments as an adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal and as a member of the Appeal Panel (Housing).

He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Commercial litigation
  • International arbitration
  • Construction and engineering dispute resolution

Shanghai Huaxin

Acting for the liquidators in all aspects of the liquidation.

Days group of companies

Acting for the liquidators in an audit negligence claim against the auditors.

Acting for the liquidators in misfeasance proceedings against company officers.

Acting for the liquidators in a series of applications on disclosure of documents. 

Bankruptcy matter

Acted for the bankruptcy trustees in applications for income payments order and partition for sale of a property as the advocate at all the court hearings of that matter.

Furniture company group

Acted for the liquidators and successfully obtained a judgment against a director of about HK$100 million.

Garment company group

Acted for the provisional liquidators in all aspects of the liquidation.

More: Restructuring and insolvency

Acted for a major bank as a trustee of the shares of minority shareholders in a shareholders’ dispute.

Acted for an Australian pharmaceutical company in enforcing overseas judgments against a company in Hong Kong.

Acted for a TV station in commencing and defending a number of defamation claims.

Acted for a weekly magazine in defending a defamation claim.

More: Commercial litigation

Acted for a Taiwanese construction company in an international arbitration against a Singapore company in relation to a turnkey construction contract and the appeal proceedings in Hong Kong.

Acted for a Chinese company in an international arbitration in relation to bank guarantee claims against a Russian company.

Acted for a Chinese automobile company in an international arbitration commenced by a Russian counterparty concerning sale of vehicles.

More: International arbitration

Listco

Representing a listed construction company in a joint venture dispute.

Building contractor

Represented a main contractor in arbitration against a subcontractor in a building project dispute.

Piling contractor

Represented a major piling contractor in a dispute arising from a government construction contract.

Consultant

Advised a construction consultant over the disputes on fees in a Middle East project.

  • Accountancy firms

Shanghai Huaxin

Acting for the liquidators in all aspects of the liquidation.

Days group of companies

Acting for the liquidators in an audit negligence claim against the auditors.

Acting for the liquidators in misfeasance proceedings against company officers.

Acting for the liquidators in a series of applications on disclosure of documents.

Bankruptcy

Acted for the bankruptcy trustees in applications for income payments order and partition for sale of a property as the advocate at all the court hearings of that matter.

Furniture company group

Acted for the liquidators and successfully obtained a judgment against a director of about HK$100 million.

Garment company group

Acted for the provisional liquidators in all aspects of the liquidation.

More: Accountancy firms

Awards

Global Restructuring Review 30 2019 - The World's Top 30 Law Firms for Cross-Border - Insolvency and Restructuring

Global Restructuring Review 30 2019 - The World's Top 30 Law Firms for Cross-Border - Insolvency and Restructuring

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