Mr Toby Yip > Ince > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

4404-10, 44th Floor, One Island East
18 Westlands Road
Taikoo Place
Hong Kong
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Work Department

Maritime, Commercial Disputes




Toby advises on charterparty disputes, mortgage enforcement, debt enforcement as well as local regulatory and compliance matters.

Toby has a comprehensive practice over the firm’s core sectors, with a particular focus on shipping and commercial disputes.

On the contentious side, Toby has extensive experience in charterparty disputes, mortgage enforcement, debt enforcement and as well as local regulatory and compliance matters including anti-money laundering. He has assisted international clients and handled cases at various levels of the Hong Kong courts and also LMAA arbitrations.

On the transactional and corporate side, Toby has advised many market leaders in the shipping industry in ship finance and re-finance transactions, sales & purchases, as well as other corporate matters including restructuring and insolvency. 

Toby has also spent time in the firm’s Shanghai office advising clients on cross-border matters involving issues in both Hong Kong and PRC.

Highlight matters:

>Advised a leading international bank in a HKMA investigation in relation to compliance with HKMA’s incident report protocol.

> Assisted one of the largest pool management companies globally to enforce an LMAA arbitration award in Hong Kong.

>Advised and assisted an international shipowner in Hong Kong insolvency proceedings.

> Assisted a Chinese shipyard in a ship S&P dispute and succeeded in the LMAA arbitration.

> Assisted a leading Chinese bank in a security enforcement dispute in the Hong Kong courts.

> Defended a Hong Kong statutory body and a reputation terminal operator against local industrial summonses.


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