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Alfred is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Hong Kong.
Alfred handles an extensive range of general commercial litigation and arbitration. He advises clients on corporate finance, M&A, funds, joint venture, shareholders, property and employment disputes, as well as insolvency and restructuring matters. His arbitration experience includes both domestic and international arbitration. Clients he has represented include banks, Hong Kong listed issuers, multinational corporations, funds, accountants/liquidators and high-net-worth individuals.
In addition to his commercial litigation practice, he has a special focus on construction litigation and arbitration for clients which variously include government departments, statutory bodies, employers, engineers, architects, contractors and subcontractors. Alfred also represents clients in construction-related criminal investigations and prosecutions. He is experienced in handling both contentious and non-contentious construction matters.
Another focus of Alfred’s practice is the representation of corporate clients, financial institutions and their directors and senior officers on various contentious regulatory matters. He has represented clients in numerous investigations and regulatory actions/prosecutions by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Financial Reporting Council and Companies Registry. On the international front, he has assisted US firms and US issuers in the region in undertaking internal control reviews and FCPA and SEC related investigations.
Alfred is qualified in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Ontario Canada (non-practising). He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Council. Alfred is also a qualified civil engineer in Ontario, Canada.
Publication | October 2018
Publication | May 2018
Modern slavery and human trafficking – a comparative analysis of existing and emerging legislation in the United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore
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Publication | June 2017