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Mayer Brown JSM

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.mayerbrownjsm.com

Nicholas Hunsworth

Tel:
Work +852 2843 4417
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

Position

Nick Hunsworth is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. He advises on all aspects of banking and commercial litigation. He has been involved in a broad variety of high-profile cases in Hong Kong covering a wide area of commercial disputes. He provides high level advice to financial institutions on a range of regulatory and compliance issues.

Nick also has extensive experience in administrative law remedies and appearances before domestic tribunals, including judicial reviews of decisions of professional bodies, regulators and members' clubs. Nick has accredited Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) in respect of civil proceedings by way of exemption by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

 

Career

Admitted in England & Wales and Hong Kong.

Languages

English.

Education

University of Oxford, BA.


Hong Kong: Dispute resolution

Litigation

Within: Leading individuals

Nicholas Hunsworth - Mayer Brown JSM

Within: Litigation

Mayer Brown JSM recently welcomed Alan Linning from Sidley Austin, bolstering the team’s capability to handle financial services investigations and complex commercial litigation. Nicholas Hunsworth handles banking litigation for financial institutions and also advises on regulatory and compliance issues. His team also includes Vivien Yip, who was promoted to counsel in January 2017. Recent highlights for the firm include acting for HSH Nordbank in the arrest of five ships belonging to Korea-based Hanjin Shipping, which achieved an admiralty court sale of approximately $650m. The team is also representing a Taiwanese company in a dispute with a Hong Kong company involving alleged breach of contract, among other issues. Other clients include HSBC, Cathay Pacific, Sun Hung Kai Properties, Standard Bank, CITIC, SEA Holdings and DBS.

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