SENIOR PARTNER, HEAD OF LITIGATION
Nick is Senior Partner and Head of Litigation at Gall. He has acted for publicly listed companies, senior employees, the Hong Kong Government, the US Government, major international banks and corporations throughout the world.
Nick has extensive experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional fraud and international asset tracing litigation. His work often requires making cross-border applications, freezing/gagging applications, urgent injunctive relief, the examination of senior executives/bank officers and recovery and enforcement proceedings generally. He also has extensive experience in forcing banks and financial institutions to provide information to assist in tracing and recovery of funds and fending off vulture funds in respect of international sovereign debt recoveries.
Nick is also regularly instructed to act in respect of investigations and charges arising out of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and other regulatory bodies in Hong Kong.
Nick is consistently ranked as a top tier lawyer in the major legal guides. He has been recognized as a Leading Individual in the dispute resolution category in both Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia Pacific guides since 2011. He is also consistently ranked in Asialaw Leading Lawyer, the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards and Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery.
Nick also serves on the General Committee of the Hong Kong Club.
What people say
« Interviewees highlight Nick Gall for his long-standing experience and excellent contacts in the market. Clients say: “He is the most pragmatic and efficient of the lawyers I have worked with in Hong Kong. He is very meticulous, prompt, and drives the case rather than being told what to do.” »
Leading Individual, Dispute Resolution – Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
« Gall is “extremely well regarded in the litigation field”, with Nick Gall at the helm. »
Tier 1 Leading Lawyer, Dispute Resolution – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
« Nick Gall is well-respected by his peers. “Nick Gall is a very good communicator,” says a client. »
Market Leading Lawyer, Dispute Resolution – Asialaw Profiles 2017
« Nick Gall is acknowledged as a mainstay in the market by peers, and is highly experienced at representing governments, banks, listed companies and senior employees in complex local and international litigation. »
Leading Individual, Dispute resolution – Chambers Asia Pacific 2016
« Nick Gall is described by one peer as “effective – you know clients will be well looked after.” In particular, he is known for handling asset-tracing and fraud cases. »
Leading Individual – Chambers Global 2016
« Founder and named partner Nick Gall is head of litigation. He has a wealth of experience in fraud and international asset tracing litigation. Described by one of his clients as “balanced, but an assertive negotiator”. »
Market Leading Lawyer – Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016