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Norton Rose Fulbright

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Major cross-border practice presenting solid litigation capabilities in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Continues to attract prominent international and domestic manufacturers, technology companies and shipping businesses, as well as high net worth individuals. Handles a broad range of commercial litigation, with particular experience in construction, infrastructure, energy and joint venture disputes. Also well versed in regulatory matters and able to advise on judicial reviews brought against regulatory bodies. Maintains an active practice advising on cyber-fraud cases and frequently handles insolvency and bankruptcy cases.

Strengths

One client applauds the team for its "strength in combining legal insight with financial capabilities," noting that its work is "detailed and thorough."

Another client says: "I have found the team's support and insight to be excellent," while singling out its "good grip on local laws and mature perspective in stressful situations."

Work highlights

Advising Benjamin Fok Chun Yue as co-executor of the estate of late industrialist Henry Fok in a long-running series of disputes and negotiations, most recently filing applications for specific discovery and directions on expert evidence.

Notable practitioners

Camille Jojo is a longstanding presence in the market who is described by one client as a "seasoned and highly experienced litigator with a broad range of knowledge and an optimistic and helpful attitude." He is best known for handling banking disputes, shareholder disagreements, estate disputes and a broad range of commercial litigation.

Jim James is best known for his in-depth expertise in shipping disputes, with additional strengths in fraud and recovery actions. A client praises him for being "very knowledgeable, very pragmatic, very easy to deal with and very quick to respond." The client adds: "I was particularly impressed that he took it upon himself to provide information as and when it became available to make sure we were fully aware of the situation developing."

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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)


Camille Jojo
Band 1
Jim James
Band 5