Angela Law

Special Counsel

Angela is a special counsel in our litigation team.

Angela has a broad civil litigation and dispute resolution practice, including banking, regulatory, contractual, company, trust and probate matters. She is experienced in handling various types of civil litigation cases at different levels of the Hong Kong courts and has acted for banks, companies, trustees, executors, family offices and ultra high net worth individuals.

Angela has been involved in some of the most high profile trust and probate cases before the Hong Kong court as part of a team involving trustees and executors with novel and complex issues. She has also advised trustees and executors on issues relating to the administration of trusts and estates and advised clients in offshore court proceedings.

Prior to joining Withers, she was a senior associate in the Hong Kong office of a magic circle law firm.

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Advised executors on the ongoing administration of an estate; and represented executors in a directions application made pursuant to Order 85 of the Rules of High Court.

Advised a private client on disputes relating to family trusts, including a directions application brought by the trustee in offshore court proceedings.

Advised trustees on the ongoing administration of a family trust, including issues relating to trustee duties and powers.

England & Wales, 2011

Hong Kong, 2009

New South Wales, Australia, 2006

‘‘Attacks on Trusts’‘, HKEJ, author, July 2020

"Corporate insolvency in the time of the coronavirus pandemic in Hong Kong", co-author, May 2020

"Keep calm in uncertain times: Know your obligations before you act", co-author, April 2020

Accredited General Mediator of HKMAAL, 2014

Accredited General Mediator of HKIAC, 2014

"Weatherproofing family trusts to withstand a typhoon", Withers - 28 November 2019, panelist

"Protecting your assets and preparing for the future", Withers - 8 November 2019, speaker

"Financial Issues in Divorce and Practical Tips on handling divorce and family trust related cases", Lex Omnibus - 25 September 2019, speaker

Education


Languages


  • Cantonese
  • English

Dates


Joined

2019

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