Insolvency & Bankruptcy

We pride ourselves with our strong contentious insolvency practice. Our lawyers have handled or acted in high profile insolvency cases in Hong Kong. We regularly receive instructions from most of the major insolvency practitioners in Hong Kong. Our clients also include creditors, bondholders, financial institutions, and company directors in Hong Kong, as well as in other jurisdictions.

Our scope of services includes:

(i) Corporate insolvency
  • Acting on behalf of creditors in applying winding-up petitions
  • Advising creditors on their rights in their debtors' insolvency
  • Advising liquidators, provisional liquidators and receivers regularly regarding their appointments
  • Realisation of assets in insolvent estates
  • Obtaining validation order
  • Assisting and advising on investigation and examination, including section 221 of the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance
  • Ex parte applications for the appointment of provisional liquidators and receivers
  • Advising on cross border insolvency issues
  • Advising on shareholders' disputes
  • Advising directors on their duties and liabilities
(ii) Individual bankruptcy
  • Advising creditors and debtors to apply for bankruptcy petition
  • Advising debtors on voluntary arrangement
  • Advising on the operation and effects of the Bankruptcy Ordinance