Fangda Partners

Hong Kong SAR

Review

Dispute resolution

Prominent PRC law firm Fangda Partners opened its office in Hong Kong in 2012. Supported by the firm’s leading practices in corporate and M&A, private equity, and capital markets, its dispute resolution team in Hong Kong advises at the forefront of complex commercial disputes, particularly in respect of cross-border investments and disputes involving entities from various jurisdictions.

Partner Peter Yuen is the head of the firm's dispute resolution practice. His practice covers international and regional arbitration, China-related commercial arbitration and commercial litigation. Other key figures are Andrew Skudder, Olga Boltenko and Howard Chan.

Case highlights include representing SAIF Partners, a leading China-based private equity fund, in proceedings against a former partner before the Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal; representing Fullerton Healthcare Group, a leading Singapore-based global healthcare services provider, in devising a legal strategy against its former partners in separate joint ventures in Hong Kong; and acting for act for the Hong Kong subsidiary of China Great Wall Asset Management, an established state-owned financing institution in the PRC, as plaintiff in a set of mortgage enforcement actions before the Hong Kong High Court against four debtor companies for the recovery of a debt of over HK$110 million.

Client feedback

“They have experience with regulators, know how they will proceed and help to formulate our strategies in response to regulators.” – Government and regulatory

“They provide timely and professional advice for us, and have rich resources in selecting attorneys out of China. They're fluent in English and good at communication between Chinese client and foreign legal advisor.” – International arbitration

Howard Chan

“He is very experienced, thoughtful and detail-minded. He provides great advice and points out the areas where we should pay more attention to and help us formulate our plan and strategies in response to regulators.”

Helen Shi

“Rich with experience and has rich legal resources both in China and in abroad. She is very sensitive with loopholes, and good at persuading clients to make right decision.”