Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2019: Gall ranked Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial, Recognised Firm for Employment. Nick Gall and Caroline McNally named as Leading Individuals, Chris Wong and Andrea Randall as Recognised Practitioners

In the recently released Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 Guide, Gall is ranked as a Leading Firm for the Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial practices and a Recognised Firm for the Employment practice. Nick Gall and Caroline McNally are named as Leading Individuals, Chris Wong and Andrea Randall as Recognised Practitioners.

Dispute Resolution

What the team is known for:

Local firm, well known and respected for its representation of clients in both Hong Kong and cross-border commercial disputes. Well placed to assist financial institutions, foreign governments and high net worth individuals, with expertise in a range of issues including insolvency, family, fraud and employment disputes. Experienced in securing major injunctions for high-profile clients. Regularly receives referrals from international law firms in Hong Kong.


Interviewees highlight the team’s timeliness and the quality of its advice. “They always come back to us quickly. They provide clear advice and understand what we are talking about very quickly,” a client reports. Further sources concur by saying that the team is “always on time” and “gives strong advice.”

Notable practitioners

Leading Individual – Nick Gall, Band 3

Founding partner Nick Gall has long-standing experience in contentious matters, including international fraud and asset-tracing matters. “He is reliable and you know he will handle things well.”

Recognised Practitioner – Chris Wong


What the team is known for:

Compact team known for its expertise in dealing with the breakdown of relationships. Acts for clients going through a divorce, assisting them with the financial aspects, also usually handling complex international relocations where children are involved. Renowned for its emphasis on using collaborative law and mediation as alternative methods to resolve a dispute. Remains a popular choice for expatriates, HNW individuals, and local clients for assistance in family-related disputes and settlements.


“They are very easy to work with and have a broad spectrum of experience,” a client reports, further adding: “They are very knowledgeable about the matter at hand and definitely make you feel at ease.”

Notable practitioners

Leading Individual – Caroline McNally Band 2

“Charming, articulate and insightful” Caroline McNally is “the first choice for many clients,” according to a market source. With over 20 years of family law experience, she is noted for acting on sensitive child-related proceedings, financial settlements and undertaking collaborative law as well as mediation.


Recognised Firm

Recognised Individual – Andrea Randall

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