Insolvency

Our insolvency litigators regularly act in high profile insolvencies and corporate collapses in Hong Kong.

We are able to advise on all areas of contentious insolvency, including:

  • Advising appointment takers and insolvency practitioners
  • Identification and realisation of assets in insolvent estates
  • Pursuing recovery actions on behalf of appointment takers
  • Obtaining validation orders
  • Enforcement of security
  • Creditor services
  • Investigations and examinations
  • Ex parte applications for the appointment of provisional liquidators
  • Advising on cross border insolvency issues
  • General advice in respect of terminal and non-terminal companies
  • Advising directors on their duties and liabilities

Tier 2 Firm, Restructuring and Insolvency Hong Kong Domestic Firms

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Gall regularly handles contentious insolvency matters on behalf of insolvency practitioners and debtors, and also often receives referral work from overseas law firms.

Leading Firm, Restructuring & Insolvency – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

Highly Recommended Firm

Asialaw Profiles 2019

Finalist, Best in Insolvency

Asialaw & Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2018

Tier 2 Firm, Insolvency, Hong Kong Domestic Firms

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018

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, fraud and employment disputes. Experienced in securing major injunctions for high-profile clients.

Interviewees describe the team as “very responsive” and appreciate that it can handle matters “in a timely manner.”

Leading Firm, Dispute Resolution – Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

‘Excellent’ team head Nick Gall has a strong reputation in the market and is regularly involved in the investigative side of insolvencies.

Recommended Individual, Restructuring & Insolvency – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Leading local litigation firm Gall has a focus on contentious insolvency matters, and as well as receiving direct instructions from local IPs, is also regularly referred work by overseas law firms.

Leading Firm, Restructuring & Insolvency – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

The ‘very knowledgeable’ Chris Wong handles insolvency disputes as part of his broader commercial litigation practice and specialises in PRC-related cases under Hong Kong law

Recommended Individual, Restructuring & Insolvency – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Gall specialises in bankruptcy litigation and debtor representation

Highly Recommended firm – Asialaw Profiles 2018