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Mayer Brown

16-19F, PRINCE'S BUILDING, 10 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +85 2 2843 2211
Fax:
Fax +85 2 2845 9121
DX:
DX-9001-IC
Email:
Web:
www.mayerbrown.com
Mayer Brown, Angela Yim, Hong Kong,

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Angela Yim

Tel:
Work +852 2843 4503
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Insurance; Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

Position

Angela Yim is a partner of Mayer Brown. She has experience in all aspects of insurance litigation, including policy interpretation and defence of claims involving contractors' all risks, public liability, employees' compensation, professional indemnity and other specialist insurance policies.

Angela is a speaker for the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, ANZIIF and the Chinese Underwriters Club on Building Management and Insurance Underwriting issues (2005, 2007 and 2008).

She was named a Leading Insurance Lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific (2009-2011), "Women in Business Law (Insurance & Reinsurance)" by Expert Guides (2014) and "most highly recommended in Insurance & Reinsurance" by 2010's Asialaw Leading Lawyers. Angela is also described as "well-known and well-regarded" by Chambers Asia Pacific (2015), "professional, 'tactical,' thinks from the perspective of the client" by Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2007/08) and "very professional", "good at handling complicated cases" (2012/13). Angela is ranked as Band 1 - Insurance: Contentious (China) by Chambers Asia Pacific (2012-2015).
She speaks English and Cantonese.

Career

Admitted in Australia - Victoria, England and Wales and Hong Kong.

Languages

English and Cantonese.

Education

The University of Melbourne, LLB


Hong Kong

Insurance

Within: Insurance

Angela Yim¬†and¬†Sara Or¬†lead the ‚Äėprompt, pro-active and commercial‚Äô team at Mayer Brown.¬†Clients include Wesurance, AXA and QBE Insurance Group's Hong Kong and European operations. The team represented the motor vehicle insurers of KMB in respect of HK$100m worth of claims arising from the second deadliest accident in Hong Kong to date, and successfully defended the employer on instructions from Zurich Insurance in a Court of Appeal case which involved a suspicious work injury claim. Tow Lu Lim¬†is 'a subject-matter expert in insurance‚Äô with ‚Äėthe ability to cultivate common ground with the claimant, diffuse a contentious atmosphere, and skilfully¬†negotiate a settlement‚Äô.¬†Jacob Tse¬†has retired.

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