Michael is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team.He has over 10 years of experience in advising and representing clients on commercial disputes and regulatory matters. His practice focuses on high value commercial conflicts relating to complex business transactions, shareholder disputes, fiduciary duties, financial institutions and inheritance disputes of wealthy families.
Over the years, he has been acting as clients' trusted advisor in some of the most high-profile court cases in town, litigating novel questions in law and involving international elements or parallel litigation overseas. His litigation practice also extends to judicial review proceedings and regulatory matters. He regularly guides and acts for clients in handling contentious inquiries and investigations by different market regulators, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Securities and Futures Commission and the Competition Commission.
Apart from litigation and regulatory works, Michael also represents many clients in international arbitrations conducted under different institutional rules, such as HKIAC, SIAC and CIETAC.
Michael has been recognised as a next generation lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific from 2016-2019, and described as “a very sound lawyer, who is excellent with clients”.