16 December 2021 - Events
Acting for clients (corporations and individuals) in general commercial litigation involving matters concerning breach of contract, directors’ duties, shareholders’ rights, tax, fraud, claims for unjust enrichment and other restitutionary relief.
Acting for liquidators in investigation of the affairs of insolvent companies, in restructuring, insolvency and other civil proceedings in Hong Kong.
Acting for various corporations (and their directors) in investigations by the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and the Securities and Future Commission and for international banks in fraud cases, cross-border litigation and regulatory investigations.
Acting for corporations in international arbitrations in Hong Kong and in the Mainland China on high-value and complex commercial disputes.
Acting for executors in the administration of estate and for beneficiaries in contentious probate disputes.
Acting for taxpayers in disputes with the Hong Kong Inland Revenue (at the Board of Review, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal).
Acting for contractors in disputes arising out of high value construction projects in Hong Kong and other jurisdictions.
Hong Kong, 2003
England and Wales, 2008
‘A radical reform of the PRC Arbitration Law: A summary of the key revisions’; Withers, 23 August 2021 – co-author
‘Keepwell deeds: A pathway for enforcement’, Simmons & Simmons, Jan 2021 – co-author
‘Winding up listcos in Hong Kong: Beware of the jurisdiction trap’, Simmons & Simmons, Dec 2020 – co-author
‘Hong Kong and Mainland China: Force Majeure & Covid-19 & You’, Simmons & Simmons, Apr 2020 – co-author
‘What’s the impact of coronavirus on international arbitration’, Simmons & Simmons, Mar 2020 – co-author
Hand in Hand - Why Strong Legal and Judicial Systems Strengthen (rather than weaken) International Arbitration, Generations in Arbitration Conference, Nov 2021
The Future of International Arbitration in Light of COVID, HKIAC, Oct 2021
Mediation and Arbitration in the ASEAN region, Aug 2021
Restructuring and insolvencies in volatile times, Oct 2020
Contract Masterclass series: Traps when amending contracts, Jul 2020
Contract Masterclass webinar series, Apr - Aug 2020
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02 December 2021 - In The Press
Withers' Michael Rueda featured in Bloomberg Businessweek article "Paige Bueckers, a College Athlete Who’s Cashing In"
02 December 2021 - Article
The new Charities Bill: endowment changes and opportunities in science innovation
30 November 2021 - Article
Important update for owners of French property: changes to succession law in France
29 November 2021 - Article
Shannon Smith and Hallie Aronson co-author "How to Survive an IRS Crypto Tax Audit" article for Forkast News
29 November 2021 - Podcast