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Jamie Stranger

T: +852 2533 2780 M: +852 9354 4481 Email Jamie | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Leading individual for Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) – China and Leading individual for Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Leading individual for Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) – China and Leading individual for Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution: foreign firms – China/ Restructuring and insolvency – Hong Kong/ Insolvency and restructuring: foreign firms - China

Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution: foreign firms – China/ Restructuring and insolvency – Hong Kong/ Insolvency and restructuring: foreign firms - China

Benchmark Litigation 2019

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Jamie Stranger Office managing partner Greater China

Contact details

Jamie Stranger

Jamie Stranger
Office managing partner Greater China

T: +852 2533 2780 M: +852 9354 4481 Email Jamie | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Jamie is the managing partner of Stephenson Harwood's Greater China offices and heads up the Greater China restructuring and insolvency team acting for liquidators, provisional liquidators, receivers, bankruptcy trustees in formal insolvency proceedings as well as creditors, debtors and shareholders in corporate restructuring, debt restructuring, schemes, buy-outs or other work-out arrangements. The team has been involved in many of the leading insolvency cases in Greater China. Since 2011 Chambers Asia Pacific has recognised Jamie as a “Leading Individual” in the restructuring and insolvency market.
 
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Jamie also regularly deals with shareholder and family disputes, fraud, injunctions and professional liability claims. He acts for a number of professional service firms and family offices, dealing with their disputes and reputational issues. He has been ranked as a leader in the dispute resolution market by Chambers Asia Pacific since 2012.  

"Jamie Stranger is excellent, engaged and thinks outside the box to achieve clients’ goals."

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

  • Commercial litigation
  • Professional and management liability
  • Fraud and asset recovery
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Raiffeisen Bank International

Acting for the bank to recover a majority equity stake in a HK listco.

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Acting for the retired administrators of the Estate of Nina Wang.

Phillips auction house

Acting in HK litigation; title and contractual lien dispute. 

Accountancy/ insolvency

Office holder PI defence.

Advisory re regulatory investigations.

Advsiory re risk and reputation issues.

Audit negligence; prosecute and defend. 

Global bank

US$89 million bunker fuel fraud: HK Mareva injunctions, disclosure and tracing orders against multiple Ds, proprietary claims; appointment of provisional liquidators; working with the HK Commercial Crime Bureau.

European MNC

US$20 million email fraud: PRC and HK investigations; HK Mareva injunction and disclosure orders; working with the HK Commercial Crime Bureau.

US listco

HK injunction and disclosure orders to trace misappropriated equity investment proceeds; managed further litigation in the PRC and Liechtenstein.

US receivers

Advised on recovery of PONZI proceeds wired through HK and PRC bank accounts. 

Shanghai Huaxin

Advising liquidators: debt restructure; sale of HK properties; asset stripping investigation; garnishee disputes; AR claims.

CECEP Costin

Advising liquidators: HK listco restructure; asset stripping investigation; examination proceedings against ex-auditor.

Family Office

Advising in respect of PRC / HK / Mauritius restructuring and related Singapore litigation.

Winsway (now E-Commodities)

Company side: US$350 million debt and equity restructure of a HK listco via parallel HK and BVI schemes of arrangement and US Chpt 15 recognition. Shortlisted for Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring & Insolvency at The Asia Legal Awards and also for Restructuring Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards. Awarded “most important recognition decision” at the GRR Awards.

Coastal Oil

Advising liquidators and bankruptcy trustee - bunker fuel fraud: asset stripping investigation; asset recovery litigation. 

  • Accountancy firms

Office holder PI defence.

Advisory re regulatory investigations.

Advsiory re risk and reputation issues.

Audit negligence; prosecute and defend. 

Awards

Leading individual for Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) – China and Leading individual for Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Leading individual for Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) – China and Leading individual for Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution: foreign firms – China/ Restructuring and insolvency – Hong Kong/ Insolvency and restructuring: foreign firms - China

Recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution: foreign firms – China/ Restructuring and insolvency – Hong Kong/ Insolvency and restructuring: foreign firms - China

Benchmark Litigation 2019

Benchmark Litigation 2019

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