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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

Awarded the title ‘Fellow of INSOL International’

Awarded the title ‘Fellow of INSOL International’

Alexander Tang Partner

Contact details

Alexander Tang

Alexander Tang
Partner

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

Alexander is a partner in the litigation team. He practices dispute resolution with particular focus on insolvency and commercial litigation.
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His other practice areas include shareholder disputes, arbitration and construction as well as defamation.

Alexander is a Fellow of INSOL International and holds a specialist qualification in insolvency awarded by the HKICPA. He sits on the Insolvency Law Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong.

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 panel members of government appeal tribunals, namely the Appeal Panel (Housing) and the Resolvability Review Tribunal.

He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

“Alexander has in depth knowledge of the Hong  Kong corporate and insolvency/ restructuring law and regime, and at the same time has very strong commercial acumen.” 

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

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

Shanghai Huaxin (Hongkong) Limited

Acting for the liquidators in all aspects of the liquidation.  This includes cross border asset stripping investigations, accounts receivable claims and garnishee proceedings, as well as the sale of a portfolio of properties worth over HK$ 3 billion comprising of commercial and residiential properties, listed shares and structured products.

Days group of companies

Acting for the liquidators in a series of contentious matters including a professional negligence claim against the auditors, various misfeasance proceedings against company officers and disclosure applications against banks and related parties for documents and information.

Bankruptcy matter

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

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.

Acting for a global bank in a massive cross border trade credit fraud of over US$89 million, taking out Mareva injunctions, disclosure and tracing orders and proprietary claims against multiple defendants and appointment of provisional liquidators.

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 a number of defamation claims as both plaintiff and defendant.

Acted for a weekly magazine in defending a defamation claim. 

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.

Listco

Represented 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.

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

Awarded the title ‘Fellow of INSOL International’

Awarded the title ‘Fellow of INSOL International’

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