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White & Case
16th Floor, York House
The Landmark
15 Queen’s Road Central
Hong Kong SAR
Hong Kong
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Hong Kong > Restructuring and insolvency

White & Case is known in the market for financial restructuring, corporate restructuring, insolvency and related disputes. Its multilingual and multidisciplinary team works closely with counterparts in the US and Europe to advise on English, US and domestic cases. Melody Chan and Eugene Man head the team; with Man handling non-contentious work for banks and corporates; and Chan recommended for cross-border arbitration and litigation.

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: foreign firms

White & Case LLP stands out for its expertise in transaction-related disputes, where it acts for Chinese banks and financial institutions, thanks to its close collaboration with the firm’s corporate and banking teams on a variety of contentious work, including debt recovery and restructurings. Hong Kong-based partner Melody Chan and Bingna Guo in Beijing co-head the practice, with senior associate Paulina Ho supporting the firm’s efforts in relation to commercial disputes, enforcement proceedings and investigations. Chan focuses on multi-jurisdictional matters, including those connected with joint ventures and insolvency proceedings, while Guo is noted for her experience handling investigations and compliance matters.