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Justin Tang

Dispute Resolution Partner, Hong Kong SAR

Overview

Solicitor of the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Experience

Specialist in commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular focus on China-related, cross-border commercial disputes.  Justin has extensive experience advising on shareholder and joint venture disputes; has acted in proceedings involving injunctive and interim measures; and regularly advises clients on regulatory investigations by authorities such as the Securities and Futures Commission, the Monetary Authority and the Independent Commission against Corruption.  

His recent experience includes representing:

  • successfully representing a resource trading multinational for a US$100m award in London-seated ICC arbitration arising from trading in Thailand and Cambodia, including conducting a successful application for urgent asset-freezing orders before the Hong Kong courts;
  • a Big 4 accounting firm in parallel proceedings in Hong Kong and China arising in connection with the administration of the estate of a high net worth individual;
  • a Hong Kong-listed bank in a high-profile shareholder dispute with a US hedge fund and related court proceedings in Hong Kong; and
  • a Big 4 accounting firm in Hong Kong court proceedings initiated by the Securities and Futures Commission for cross-border production of audit working papers.  
Professional experience

2016 to date Partner, Linklaters
2012 - 2016 Managing Associate, Linklaters, Hong Kong
2010 - 2012 Associate, Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong
2008 - 2010 Associate, Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong
2005 - 2007 Trainee, Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong

Education

2004 - 2005 University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
2003 - 2004 University of Hong Kong, LLB
2000 - 2003 University of Hong Kong, Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government & Laws)

Languages

English, Mandarin and Cantonese