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Greater China Region Guide 2023

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Provided by Allan Leung

Greater China Region

Practice Areas

Allan has over 30 years of experience dealing in a broad range of dispute work, including corporate, commercial and shareholder disputes, financial services and regulatory investigations, judicial review, white collar crime, environmental disputes, product liability, cross-border contentious insolvency, fraud and asset recovery, and employment actions.

Career

Prior to joining Dentons Hong Kong LLP, Allan was a partner in the dispute resolution practice of another international law firm in Hong Kong and had been the Senior and Office Managing Partner for a number of years.

Professional Memberships

He has held a number of public and professional offices, including serving as chairman of the Hong Kong Law Society's Working Party on Civil Justice Reform (2000-2004) and as a member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Working Party on Limited Liability Partnership. He was a member of the Law Reform Commission from March 2015 to February 2021, and is the Chairman of its Cybercrime Subcommittee. He is an accredited mediator, and has served as a Deputy High Court Judge.

Publications

Allan was a contributing editor to the Hong Kong Civil Procedure published annually by Sweet & Maxwell and co-editor of Civil Litigation in Hong Kong also published by Sweet & Maxwell.

Languages Spoken

Allan is able to speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Personal

Admissions and Qualifications

• England and Wales, 1987

• Hong Kong, 1989

• Australian Capital Territory, 1990

• Singapore, 1993

• New South Wales, 1997

Education

Manchester University

LL.B. Hons (Awarded Dauntesey Prize in International Law)

1983

Awards

Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year

Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards

2019

Chambers Review

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Greater China Region

Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China
1
Band 1

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. He is frequently sought out by clients in the financial services and professional services areas.

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