Andrew Chung

Partner, Hong Kong SAR

“I have almost 20 years’ experience advising on regulatory investigations and disputes across Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on the financial services sector. Having held a senior position with a major U.S. investment bank with broad responsibilities for investigations, disputes and other areas, I have a deep understanding of the client’s perspective, including on legal, compliance and risk management issues.”

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Andrew advises financial institutions, funds, major corporates, professional services firms, brokerages and PRC-based businesses on their business-critical disputes, including litigation, arbitration and regulatory investigations.

Andrew has significant experience of contentious regulatory investigations and commercial disputes, including many with cross-border aspects.

Before joining Linklaters in 2018, Andrew was a managing director in the legal department of a major U.S. investment bank, where he had responsibility for managing teams involved in regulatory investigations, litigation & arbitration, employment, private wealth management, real estate, contracts, company secretarial and governance matters.

Andrew has significant experience in contentious regulatory investigations and commercial disputes, including many with cross-border aspects, as well as in investigations (internal and involving Government authorities) relating to financial crime, corruption and fraud, money laundering and international sanctions.

Before joining Linklaters in 2018, Andrew was a managing director in the legal department of a major U.S. investment bank, where he had responsibility for managing teams involved in regulatory investigations, litigation & arbitration, employment, private wealth management, real estate, contracts, company secretarial and governance matters.

Andrew is ranked in Chambers Greater China Financial Services (International Firms) and Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms).

 

 

 

Professional experience

  • Representing a leading US investment bank in connection with the 1MDB fraud, involving investigations and enforcement action in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and other jurisdictions. 
  • Representing a leading consulting firm (along with local counsel) in a criminal investigation relating to a major government project in India.
  • Representing a leading US bank in multiple whistleblower triggered internal and regulatory investigations across Asia, including Hong Kong and Korea
  • Representing a major US investment bank to provide HK and PRC advice on complex data and national security issues connected with litigation in other jurisdiction. 
  • Representing a global asset management firm in a wide ranging internal and regulatory investigation touching Hong Kong, India, Luxembourg and other jurisdictions
 

Education and qualifications

Andrew studied commerce and law at the University of Adelaide.