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Brian W Gilchrist

Hong Kong, China Global Guide 2022 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 source notes that "people like him are set apart for their commercial and strategic judgement when it comes to decision making in litigation." Another describes him as "very well known and very capable."
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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 and against Regulators and is recognized in the market as someone who's 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 was elected and served as a Vice President of the Law Society of Hong Kong for three terms from 2018 to 2021. He remains a member of the Council.

Brian has sat as a Deputy Judge of the High Court of Hong Kong SAR and is a tribunal chairman for a statutory body dealing with appeals.

Brian acts as the Honorary Legal Advisor to the British Consul General in Hong Kong and is a member of a number of statutory bodies and committees.

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Brian W Gilchrist

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