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Elaine Chen

Hong Kong, China Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Tax: Hong Kong Law (International Firms) , Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)
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Tax: Hong Kong Law (International Firms) - China

Band 2

Elaine Chen stands out for her experience in tax litigation. Noted for her deft handling of high-stakes disputes concerning sources of profits and capital gains in transactions, she continues to attract many instructions from listed companies. One client says: "She cares about our cases, advises us on the risks involved and acts for our best interests. She also provides advice on corporate image too."
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China

Band 5

Elaine Chen is well known for her strengths in advising private clients, as well as her robust contentious tax practice. One client singles out her expertise in tax disputes, while another source notes that she is "very knowledgeable in terms of the law and able to pull in some of the biggest cases in town, especially among the local community."
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Elaine Chen represents companies and high-net-worth individuals in civil and commercial litigation and disputes, including a full range of banking, contractual, tort, companies, trust and tax matters. She has particular experience in tax, contentious probate and estate administration, mental health, private wealth, and boardroom and shareholders disputes. Elaine has acted as legal adviser to many Hong Kong and overseas-listed corporations and financial institutions, and ultra high net worth individuals and trusts, and has wide-ranging experience in challenging big ticket litigation.

Career

Elaine graduated from the University of Bristol 1996 and received the prize for “Best Performance” in the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws program at the University of Hong Kong in 1997. She also holds a LL.M. from the University of London. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and Hong Kong. She joined Gibson Dunn as Partner in 2020.

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