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Stephenson Harwood
Hong Kong




Elizabeth is a partner specialising in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience in a range of commercial disputes, including cross-border fraud, corporate insolvency, and marine litigation and arbitration.

Elizabeth has advised clients in a broad range of commercial disputes, and has acted for liquidators and other stakeholders in insolvencies. She has particular interest and experience in locating and securing the proceeds of fraud, obtaining injunctions and disclosure orders, and tracing assets.

Elizabeth also practices in the maritime sector, with experience in arrest, judicial sale, jurisdictional challenges, limitation of liability, and shipping insolvencies. In addition, she assists clients to manage litigation in other jurisdictions.

Elizabeth is admitted to practice as a solicitor in Australia, Hong Kong, and England and Wales. She joined Stephenson Harwood in 2016 from another international law firm. Elizabeth has been based in Hong Kong since 2008.



Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Shipping

(Next Generation Partners)

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Andrew Rigden Green and Elizabeth Sloane co-head Stephenson Harwood‘s team, which excels in handling local and pan-Asian shipping and international trade disputes; it demonstrates ‘strong knowledge of shipping law and a practical approach to the resolution of disputes’. Particular areas of strength include cross-border enforcement matters, such as injunctions and forum challenges, and shipbuilding. In April 2021, of counsel Jason Toms joined from Reed Smith Richards Butler.

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: litigation

Stephenson Harwood specialises in shareholder and trade disputes, being particularly active in the banking sector. Practice head Ivan Ng ‘gives very practical and commercial advice‘ across the commercial litigation space, while Greater China managing partner Jamie Stranger is ‘a clever all-rounder with great legal skills‘, known for corporate insolvency, fraud and professional liability work. The team has recently seen a whole host of promotions to partner, with Alexander Tang, Elizabeth Sloane and Eloise Matsui making the jump throughout 2020. Senior associate Emily Li is a further key contact.