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Gareth Hughes

Hong Kong, China Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution (International Firms)
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Dispute Resolution (International Firms) - China

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Gareth Hughes is an expert on investigations work and regulatory disputes. His clients span major PRC asset management firms, global financial institutions and individual executives and shareholders. A client notes that "we appreciate how he is able to distil the right strategic legal advice we need from their team and legal counsel."
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Gareth Hughes is a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office and a member of the International Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focusses on major commercial litigation, international arbitration and white collar / regulatory defense matters.

With over 25 years’ experience in the region, Mr. Hughes advises major corporates, financial institutions and high net worth individuals in connection with complex commercial disputes, often with a cross-border component to them. His matters involve proceedings in the courts or before arbitral institutions, including arbitrations under the HKIAC, LCIA, SIAC, CIETAC, UNCITRAL and ICC rules. He also frequently advises on internal and regulatory investigations, including in particular those involving the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Independent Commission Against Corruption. His work has encompassed financial services, corporate finance, private wealth, fraud, private equity, insurance, judicial review and shareholder related matters.

Mr. Hughes joined Debevoise in October 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hughes was a partner at a leading international firm, where he oversaw the opening of the firm’s dispute practice in Hong Kong and was head of the firm’s Asia Disputes Group and its International Contentious Financial Services Disputes Group.

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