Gall ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2017

Asialaw have published Asialaw Profiles 2017, their guide to the best domestic and regional law firms in the Asia-Pacific area. In the Hong Kong domestic firm category, Gall was “Highly Recommended” in our core practice areas of dispute resolution, employment and insolvency.

Dispute Resolution & Litigation: Highly Recommended

Gall has established a good reputation in dispute litigation. The firm has worked on a variety matters, including commercial litigation, insolvencies, employment disputes and fraud. Gall has also been gaining referral work from local and international firms. “Gall is knowledgeable and experienced, and reasonable in terms of costs,” says a client. Nick Gall is well-respected by his peers. “Nick Gall is a very good communicator,” says a client. Chris Wong has a strong focus on PRC matters and has been advising Zhang Lan in a dispute with CVC Capital Partners, which has a controlling stake in Zhang’s South Beauty restaurant chain. “Chris is thorough, reliable, quick and is a good communicator,” says a client. Rising star Brooke Holden was promoted to partner in July 2015.

Labour & Employment: Highly Recommended

Led by senior partner Nick Gall, the employment practice at Gall acts for both employers and employees on matters ranging from employee termination to negotiation of exit packages. Gall successfully acted for Sunny Tadjudin against Bank of America in the Court of Appeal in relation to her termination by the bank to avoid paying a bonus. Andrea Randall was promoted to partner in May 2016. “Andrea Randall has an impressive knowledge of HK and English employment law,” says a client. “Andrea offers creative legal strategies,” says another.

Restructuring & Insolvency: Highly Recommended

Gall has been handling contentious insolvency matters, with Nick Gall and Chris Wong leading the practice. “Nick Gall is incisive, pragmatic and tenacious,” says a client. Chris Wong has been advising Deloitte as court-appointed receivers of a Hong Kong company. In another matter, Wong is representing Cellmark in defending a claim by Deloitte for conspiracy and diversion of company assets. Wong has also been advising the chairman of a solar company in relation to debt obligations and bankruptcy proceedings.

For more information on our expertise, contact Nick Gall +852 3405 7666