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Allan Leung

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Dispute Resolution


Allan Leung is a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years of experience dealing in a broad range of dispute work, including corporate commercial, financial services and regulatory, judicial review, employment, defamation, environmental, product liability, cross-border contentious insolvency, fraud and asset recovery, and insurance-related disputes.


Solicitor: Sedgwick Phelan & Partners (Manchester, England) 1987 to 1989; Hogan Lovells, 1989 to 1993 and partner 1993 to date


English, Cantonese and Mandarin


Former member of the Council of the Hong Kong Law Society and former Chairman of the Hong Kong Law Society's Working Party on Civil Justice Reform (2000 - 2004) and on Specialist Accreditation (2000-2001). Member of the Hong Kong Law Society's Working Party on Limited Liability Partnership and the Joint Tribunal of the Law Society and Bar Association of Hong Kong. External examiner of the Postgraduate Certificate in Law (Civil Advocacy) at Hong Kong University. Temporary Master of the Court of First Instance of the Hong Kong SAR.


Education: Rosaryhill School, Hong Kong; Hastings College of Further Education, Sussex; LL.B, Manchester University (Awarded Dauntesey Prize in International Law), 1983 Qualifications: 1987, England & Wales; 1989, Hong Kong; 1990, Australian Capital Territory; 1993, Singapore; and 1997, New South Wales

Hong Kong

Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Led by commercial litigator Allan Leung on the disputes side, and corporate partner Tim Fletcher on the non-contentious front, Hogan Lovells handles a significant volume and range of work (including advice on employment contracts, transfer of employees and restrictive covenants), primarily for existing clients of the firm. Fletcher is providing employment advice to 21st Century Fox on the $52.4bn sale of certain of its businesses to The Walt Disney Company in a stock transaction.

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Hong Kong: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution: litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: litigation

Hogan Lovells'¬†‚Äėfirst-class‚Äô team is headed by¬†Allan Leung¬†and Chris Dobby. It has seen some growth, with Edward Seto¬†joining from Andrew W.Y. Ng & Co, Jeremy Forsyth¬†from Bennett + Co, and Byron Philips¬†from CMS. In recent highlights, the team advised¬†China Metal's liquidators in relation to the first ever application to wind up a Hong Kong-listed company on public interest grounds, involving multi-jurisdictional investigations and asset recovery claims. It also successfully represented¬†Chau Chi Yin, a former director of CITIC, in a market misconduct tribunal action, and the¬†Hong Kong Airport Authority in several judicial reviews, one involving matters of public security. Mark Lin¬†is ‚Äėa seasoned litigator.'

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