Deep Hong Kong-based bench with widespread coverage of the Greater China and wider Asia region. Dentons acts on a broad range of commercial disputes, including shareholder disputes, real estate litigation, insolvency disputes and professional indemnity cases. Also regularly handles matters relating to judicial review and interim measures, as well as misappropriation of funds and fraud recovery. Client roster includes SOEs, professional services firms and corporates in the clothing, tech and leisure sectors.
Allan Leung is a longstanding market leader in Hong Kong on disputes ranging from commercial landlord-tenant disagreements to shareholder disputes to applications for judicial review. A client expressed their gratitude thusly: "At my darkest moment it was reassuring to read his words of understanding and offer of guidance in his emails, as well as to hear his voice of empathy over the phone; Allan has shown throughout his service that he had his client's best interest in mind and at heart." Another client testifies: "Allan is the first person you would like to speak to when you feel that something is not quite right. He is very easy to communicate with and with his extensive experience, Allan can immediately give you an insight of what potentially lies ahead and help you strategise."
Richard Keady is regularly mandated on professional negligence claims, investigations, banking disputes and general commercial disputes. A client appreciates his "flexible style and good commerciality," remarking that he is "very responsive, and not overly formal either; I can just pick up the phone and have a good chat about issues."
Keith Brandt is Dentons' head of department in Hong Kong and is active on fraud recovery actions, interim measures and injunctions, as well as general commercial disputes. A client comments: "He is not only a very personable solicitor who would naturally give a lot of confidence to his lay clients, but he also has a very logical and clear-thinking mind."