Littleton Chambers

Ming-Yee Shiu

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Ming-Yee Shiu specialises in commercial litigation, civil fraud, company and employment law, with particular expertise in relation to shareholder disputes and claims involving directors and employees. She is frequently instructed in applications for injunctive relief in the High Court, including interim injunctions, freezing injunctions and search orders. Ming-Yee acts for both companies and senior executives in disputes at the intersection of commercial and employment law, often with an international element, including claims of breach of fiduciary duties, compulsory share transfers, unfair prejudice petitions, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, redundancy, TUPE and employment status; contract disputes and intellectual property claims, restrictive covenants, team moves, breach of confidence, breach of copyright and passing off. She also acts in insolvency matters and partnership disputes. She is accustomed to acting as an expert on English law matters in foreign jurisdictions. Clients include UK and multinational corporations, SMEs, individuals and public sector bodies.


Called 2001 (Middle Temple); Called New York Bar 2005; Called BVI Bar 2020

Professional Memberships



BA (Cantab) (Class I), LLM (University of Pennsylvania).