Jolly Xu

Associate | Hong Kong

Jolly is an associate in the litigation and arbitration team.

Jolly was admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2016, after completing her LLB and PCLL at the University of Hong Kong.

She assists in various aspects of the firm’s civil and commercial litigation practice. Cases she handles cover contractual and tortious claims, shareholders’ disputes, derivative actions, contentious insolvency, and banking and finance litigations. In terms of Court work, she has extensive experience in applications for Mareva / freezing injunction, Norwich Pharmacal order and order for enforcement of foreign judgment / arbitral award. Her other practice focus is international commercial arbitration and is experienced in handling large-scale arbitrations administered by the HKIAC and CIETAC, seated in Hong Kong or other jurisdictions.

Jolly’s regulatory works include assisting individuals and corporations subject to investigations conducted by the Securities and Futures Commission for various market misconduct offences, and dealing with claims or inquiries initiated by professional bodies. She also has experience dealing with criminal and immigration matters.

Track record



Acted for a Hong Kong listed company in defending the claims brought by its former director in excess of HK$2 billion, involving issues concerning the validity of share options, wrongful termination and economic tort.

Defended the sellers of a merger and acquisition deal in a Beijing-seated arbitration of a claim of US$280 million governed by Hong Kong law, involving multiple sets of proceedings in the PRC, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Represented a prominent Chinese entrepreneur in defending committal proceedings brought in Hong Kong, arising out of alleged breaches of various terms of the injunction orders granted under s. 21M of the High Court Ordinance.

Hong Kong, 2016

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