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DLA Piper LLP

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

3 ranked lawyersBand 4ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Robust practice with capable litigators covering the full range of commercial disputes. Acts for notable corporations, insurance companies and financial institutions on domestic and multi-jurisdictional matters such as shareholder disputes, professional negligence claims, employment, insolvency and financial litigation,including debt recovery. Regularly mandated to assist with contentious regulatory investigations and cybersecurity issues. Also equipped to handle IP and licensing disputes.

Strengths

One client describes the team as "experienced and efficient," asserting that it "treats its clients like valuable assets, always thinking ahead and in our best interests; the results prove this."

Another client appreciates the team's availability, saying: "The DLA Piper team is highly responsive and is able to deploy sufficient resources round the clock on a moment’s notice. I feel as though I have a direct line red phone connected to their office, which is ever so crucial in our line of business."

Work highlights

Assisted Haitong with an order to freeze the assets of two guarantors who guaranteed the payment obligations of Hua Han Health under a share purchase agreement.

Notable practitioners

Harris Chan frequently represents clients from the PRC and Hong Kong in shareholder disputes, estate disputes, interim measures and breach of SPA disputes. A client enthuses: "Harris is my most trusted adviser. He is very hands-on, always accessible and solution-oriented; a top-notch lawyer with extensive experience and, most importantly, commercial savviness, who always provides insightful legal advice and pragmatic solutions that add value to the business."

Kevin Chan enters the rankings propelled by a diverse host of work highlights handling debt recovery for banking clients, as well as share disputes, lease disagreements and licensing disputes. A client reports that he is "a wonderful deal maker who is very pragmatic and confident in dealing with complicated issues."

Satpal Gobindpuri is co-managing partner of Asia for the firm, offering clients deep experience in a variety of commercial disputes, including professional negligence claims and the enforcement of awards. A client says: "I found he was responsive and gave good, clear, strong advice."

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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)


Harris Chan
Band 4
Satpal Gobindpuri
Band 5