香港，2019年11月4日：全球性律师事务所礼德律师事务所(Reed Smith)今天宣布，陈仲敏（Stephanie Chan）加入礼德律师事务所香港办事处，担任诉讼业务合伙人。
近期，礼德亚洲各办事处新增了多个合伙人，其中包括林在志（Eric Lin）加入北京办公室的能源与自然资源组，陈凯南（Stephen Chan）和Mark West加入香港办公室的争议解决组，王婉珺（Dora Wang）加入上海办公室的全球监管业务组（王婉珺律师的工作地点也包括纽约）。
礼德最近入选《环球仲裁评论》国际仲裁律师事务所GAR 30强，并被列入《环球调查评论》全球公司调查律师事务所GIR 100强。
Reed Smith bolsters Hong Kong regulatory and disputes offering with new partner
HONG KONG, 4 November 2019: Global law firm Reed Smith today announces the hire of Stephanie Chan as partner in its litigation practice in its Hong Kong office.
Chan joins from Ashurst and she specialises in commercial litigation, contentious regulatory matters and international arbitration. She has extensive experience in advising multinational and Chinese companies in a broad range of complex commercial disputes across multiple jurisdictions, with particular focus on cross-border contractual disputes, joint venture and shareholder disputes, fraud, enforcement of securities and debt recovery. Her practice covers a wide range of industry sectors, including financial services, mining, real estate, entertainment, energy as well as manufacturing.
Chan also has extensive considerable experience in advising Hong Kong and Chinese listed companies, PRC state-owned enterprises, international investment banks, Chinese banks, private equity funds and asset managers on regulatory investigations initiated by regulatory and enforcement authorities including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Commercial Crime Bureau.
Peter Ellis, Reed Smith’s global chair of litigation, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Stephanie to the firm. She has a broad range of disputes expertise and extensive experience in advising on regulatory investigations. Her appointment further enhances our growing disputes practice in Hong Kong.”
Denise Jong, Reed Smith’s Asia-Pacific managing partner, added: “Over the last year we have made great progress in adding some truly talented practitioners to the team and Stephanie continues that trend. With Stephanie’s appointment we will be even better placed to provide our clients across Asia with commercial solutions to complex disputes and regulatory matters.”
Chan said: “I am thrilled to be joining the firm. Reed Smith has a preeminent reputation in Hong Kong and across Asia. It is one of the few international firms to have been in the market for nearly four decades and is renowned for its local expertise combined with an enviable global reach. I am looking forward to further building my practice and enhancing the firm’s capabilities in disputes and regulatory practice in Asia.”
Chan is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She attended the University of Hong Kong and was admitted in Hong Kong in 2009. She is also an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. Chan was recognised as a "Next Generation Lawyer” and “Next Generation Partner” in Regulatory by the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific in 2019 and 2019.
Reed Smith’s Hong Kong office has more than 100 lawyers and almost 40 years of experience in the region, making it one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Hong Kong. The office provides market-leading advice on corporate, commercial disputes and arbitration, transportation and shipping, finance, property and employment law.
Reed Smith has made several recent lateral partner appointments in Asia, including Peter Glover joining the Transportation Group in Hong Kong, Eric Lin joining the Energy and Natural Resources Group in Beijing, Stephen Chan and Mark West joining the firm’s disputes practice in Hong Kong, and Dora Wang joining the firm’s global regulatory practice in Shanghai (and she is also based in New York).
Reed Smith was recently included in the Global Arbitration Review elite GAR 30 listing of the world’s top 30 international arbitration law firms and in the Global Investigations Review GIR 100 listing of the world’s top 100 corporate investigations law firms.
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