Mr Shaun Folpp > Campbells > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

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Hong Kong
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Work Department

Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring




Shaun is a partner in our LitigationInsolvency & Restructuring Group and Managing Partner of our Hong Kong Office. He has extensive experience acting both for and against insolvency practitioners in all forms of external administrations, as well as acting for parties involved in general commercial, financial services and trust disputes, and has been involved in many of the largest offshore disputes to come before the courts of the BVI and Cayman Islands in recent history.

He also has considerable experience advising on corporate governance matters, including in relation to the duties owed by directors and general partners, in addition advising more generally on the proper operation of investment funds and other offshore structures. Prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 2015, Shaun spent nine years practising in the Cayman Islands and in the British Virgin Islands and is one of only a few offshore practitioners in Hong Kong to have spent significant time living and working in each jurisdiction, and regularly appearing before their courts.

Shaun has been named a ‘leading lawyer’ in IFLR for six consecutive years and is ranked in all the major legal directories including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, and is regularly retained to provide expert evidence in proceedings before foreign courts and tribunals.

Shaun currently a member of the executive committee of the Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty, Hong Kong Institute of CPAs.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Offshore law firms

(Leading individuals)

Shaun FolppCampbells

Campbells is noted for its ‘excellent’ disputes offering, which is ‘user-friendly and very knowledgeable about the legal issues and challenges arising from cross-border disputes between Hong Kong and all the Caribbean offshore jurisdictions’. Key to the firm’s success in the litigation arena is Shaun Folpp, who is ‘excellent to work with’ across a range of financial services, shareholder and trust disputes. In addition, Folpp also regularly secures engagements from office-holders in relation to contentious insolvency matters involving offshore entities. Drawing upon ‘detailed knowledge of Cayman/BVI laws, partnered with a lifelong learning of the Asian region’, Robert Searle has excellent credibility among fund managers, including in the impact investment space, where he provides ‘measured and capable’ advice on the establishment and restructuring of funds. Corporate partner Jenny Nip heads up the China practice and regularly acts as Cayman Islands counsel to Mainland issuers on HKSE IPOs.