Richard Hudson > Deacons > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile
5TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE
18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL
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Commercial Litigation practice group
Richard’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution and has extensive experience of a broad range of litigation matters, including contentious insolvency, regulatory and investigatory matters, contentious probate, employment, professional indemnity and disciplinary matters, shareholders’ and partnership disputes and major commercial cross-border litigation.
Richard regularly advises office holders and creditors in relation to all aspects of contentious personal and corporate insolvency matters and companies and individuals in relation to criminal and regulatory investigations and proceedings, disciplinary action and internal investigations involving fraudulent employee conduct. Richard has experience of investigations and proceedings brought by the ICAC, the SFC (most notably investigations in relation to the alleged mis-selling of minibonds), the FEHD, the HKICPA and the Law Society of Hong Kong (most notably, acting as the intervention agent for solicitors’ firms closed by the Law Society).
Richard also regularly advises clients in relation to the enforcement of foreign gambling debts in Hong Kong and generally in relation to the operation of Hong Kong laws relating to gambling.
Member, The Insolvency Interest Group of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Panel of Prosecutors of the Law Society of Hong Kong
Tutor on the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Diploma of Insolvency Course for the years 2009 to 2019 inclusive
Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong
Member, The Law Society of England and Wales (non-practicing)
BA Hons (Law), Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (1994, MA 1995)
Diploma in Legal Practice, Nottingham Law School (1995)
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Commercial, corporate and M&A: independent Hong Kong law firms
- Intellectual property
- Investment funds
- Labour and employment
- Real estate
- Antitrust and competition
- Capital markets (debt)
- Capital markets (equity)
- Corporate (including M&A)
- Dispute resolution: international arbitration
- Dispute resolution: litigation
- Domestic and International Corporate Tax
- Private Client and Family
- Banking and finance