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

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

Finalist, Best in Insolvency

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2017

Finalist, Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year

ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2013-2017