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Latham & Watkins LLP

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

Band 5ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Solid practice, regularly instructed on high-profile international and domestic commercial litigation and contentious regulatory matters covering issues such as antitrust and shareholder disputes. Frequently mandated to advise on complex insolvency disputes, in addition to handling investment and trade disputes. Often handles litigation arising from cross-border investigations. Based in Hong Kong, the team handles cases across Greater China and the wider Asia-Pacific region, and often works in conjunction with colleagues from the UK and the USA on cross-border cases.

Strengths

One client reports: "Compared with some other firms we've worked with, I think the Latham team shares the same culture, which is to think and work as if it were the client towards solving the ultimate issue."

Another client considers the team "very professional," observing that it has been "very thorough in what it does."

Work highlights

Combined team of US and China-based practitioners advised China Orient Asset Management on a dispute regarding the development and financing of a satellite designed to provide internet service to parts of Africa.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Palmer and Hui Xu are key contacts at the firm's Hong Kong and Beijing offices, respectively.

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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Location

18th Floor, One Exchange Square

8 Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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