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Norton Rose Fulbright
38/F JARDINE HOUSE
1 CONNAUGHT PLACE, CENTRAL
HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Dispute resolution and litigation

Position

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.

Career

  • Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong in 1998
  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales in 1999

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Council

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Alfred WuNorton Rose Fulbright

Under the leadership of Alfred Wu, Norton Rose Fulbright continues to advise statutory bodies, government departments, employers, professional consultants, contractors and subcontractors on both contentious and non-contentious construction mandates. Wu is a name to note for disputes, including litigation and arbitration, and has considerable experience across the Asia-Pacific region.

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: international arbitration

The ‘very experienced and well-resourced’ Hong Kong-based four-partner litigation team at Norton Rose Fulbright has excellent credentials representing domestic and multinational corporations on complex cross-border disputes heard before the core regional arbitral centres, including HKIAC, SIAC and CIETAC. Much of the work relates to construction disputes arising from large scale infrastructure and energy projects, an area that ‘hugely experienced and talented litigator’ Alfred Wu  (who is an engineer by background) is particularly well regarded.  Wu also regularly appears as an arbitrator, as dothe ‘brilliant’ Kevin Hong and Camille Jojo , whose practice also includes more general commercial litigation.

 

 

 

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: litigation

Norton Rose Fulbright combines ‘excellent knowledge of the law with first-in-class client handling’ and is a popular choice among directors, corporates and financial institutions across a range of commercial disputes and contentious private client matters. ‘Knowledgeable, efficient and easy to work with’, team head Camille Jojo is regarded as ‘a top litigation practitioner‘ and has a versatile practice that includes shareholder litigation, as well as contentious trust and probate cases. Construction litigation is also a strength, an area that Alfred Wu  and the ‘brilliant’ Kevin Hong are recommended. Daniel Ng was promoted to partner in January 2022, a testament to his popularity among clients across a range of commercial litigation.

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: foreign firms

With extensive experience in commercial disputes, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s team is adept in cross-border estate, contractual, construction and financial litigation. Apart from having a commercial litigation focus, the firm also acts in IP disputes, particularly in relation to the technology and life sciences sectors. Camille Jojo leads the Hong Kong-based team, drawing on over 40 years of experience handling disputes in connection with banking, shareholder, restructuring, and trust and probate matters. Extending the practice’s expertise in terms of construction issues is Alfred Wu, as he regularly handles cases surrounding infrastructure and building projects in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and the Asia Pacific region on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, government departments and statutory bodies. In terms of internal developments, Kevin Hong was promoted to the partnership in January 2021, while Daniel Ng was promoted in January 2022; they are noted for construction and banking and finance-related disputes, respectively.

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s international arbitration offering in the Asia-Pacific region stems from Singapore, Hong Hong and Australia. In Singapore, Katie Chung  and Andrew Battisson  share leadership of a practice with expertise in areas including energy and investor-state arbitration. The team in Hong Kong includes Alfred Wu , whose engineering background equips him well for construction disputes, and Dylan McKimmie  in Brisbane and Tamlyn Mills in Sydney are two key Australian names.