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Brian W Gilchrist

Hong Kong, China Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
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Brian Gilchrist is held in high esteem for his expertise in commercial disputes ranging from shareholder disagreements to tax disputes, with additional strengths in acting for high net worth individuals. A happy client reports: "Mr Gilchrist’s willingness to make himself available to attend to urgent requests is much appreciated." They add: "His in-depth understanding of us as a client, as well as his tact in handling complicated situations, has always enabled him to give counsel beyond the mere mechanics of the law."
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Brian Gilchrist practices dispute resolution with a focus on commercial litigation involving matters concerning banking, insurance, tax, employment, trusts, contentious probate, corporate governance, directors’ duties and minority shareholders’ rights. He is also an experienced advisor on regulatory matters and has handled both domestic and multijurisdictional arbitrations.

Brian has acted as a key legal advisor to many of the largest Hong Kong and international companies and institutions. He has acted for as well as against Regulators, and is recognized in the market as someone who is usually involved in any ‘bet the company’ dispute in Hong Kong.

Career

University of Cambridge 1987 (MA) and 1988 (LLM). Admitted in England & Wales and Hong Kong. Joined Gibson Dunn as Partner in 2020.

Professional Memberships

Brian currently serves as a Vice President of the Law Society of Hong Kong. He also acts as the Honorary Legal Advisor to the British Consul General in Hong Kong. Brian has sat on the High Court Rules Committee and is presently a member of the Court of Final Appeal Rules Committee and the Standing Committee on Legal Education and Training, as well as a member of a number of other statutory bodies and committees.

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