3/F, Dina House, Ruttonjee Centre
11 Duddell Street,
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3405 7666
Fax: +852 2801 7202
Nick’s principal practice areas are commercial litigation, employment, fraud/asset tracing and insolvency.
He has acted for publicly listed companies, senior employees, the Hong Kong Government, the US Government, major international banks and corporations throughout Asia.
Nick has extensive experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional fraud and international asset tracing litigation. His work often requires cross-border applications, freezing/gagging applications, urgent injunctive relief, the examination of senior executives /bank officers and recovery and enforcement proceedings generally. He also has extensive experience in forcing banks and financial institutions to provide information to assist in tracing and recovery of funds and fending off vulture funds in respect of international sovereign debt recoveries.
Nick is also regularly instructed to act in respect of investigations and charges arising out of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and other regulatory bodies in Hong Kong.
In 2009, 2010 and 2011 Nick was named as one of the Hot 100 Lawyers in Asia, by Asian Legal Business, the leading Asian journal aimed at the legal profession. The Hot 100 is an annual list of the top one hundred lawyers in Asia who have performed exceptionally in their fields. He was also nominated in 2012 and 2013 for Managing Partner of the Year by the same publication.
White Collar Crime Law Practice:
Gall offers a discrete, sensitive and professional service to individuals and corporate employees involved in investigations or prosecution for criminal or regulatory offences. We also work with other criminal specialists so as to provide practical advice and recommend effective strategies.
Gall is a leading independent Hong Kong law firm focusing primarily on dispute resolution. We specialise in handling highly complex disputes, many of which involve multi-jurisdictional litigation.
Our partners all come from international firms and have practiced in Hong Kong or overseas for many years. They have a wealth of experience in a wide variety of litigation, mediation and arbitration. We use a partner led, team-based approach to complex litigation, drawing upon the legal and linguistic skills of solicitors with different areas of expertise. We ensure that we maintain an “around-the-clock” service to our clients.
As an independent firm, we are regularly referred work by law firms in other countries. We have established strong working relationships with major firms in the world’s leading jurisdictions and work with a large network of dispute resolution providers around the world. We are now a key point of reference for law firms and companies that would otherwise have no representation in Hong Kong. Gall is also trusted by the Magic Circle and City firms to act for their clients where they are unable to act owing to conflicts of interest.
Our instructions come from all over the world; our clients include foreign governments, banks and other financial institutions, hedge funds, listed companies, law and accounting firms, local institutions, land and property owners and high net-worth individuals. We work closely with our clients to help them to understand Hong Kong’s legal and business culture, and remain vigilant in finding solutions that will most readily match a client’s business objectives.