Kevin specialises in commercial, insurance and employment litigation and dispute resolution both in Hong Kong and internationally. He handles complex multi-jurisdictional commercial cases involving debt recovery, sale of goods, trade finance, media law, fraud, shareholder, joint venture, employment, property (including land rights disputes and building management / tenancy issues) and franchise disputes, contentions probate/trusts, asset tracing, injunction proceedings, jurisdictional challenges, public inquiries and judicial reviews.
He acts for both employers and employees in a wide range of contentious and advisory employment matters, and is experienced in advising upon and handling internal disciplinary investigations and proceedings.
Kevin acts for a wide range of commercial and residential landlords and tenants, as well as asset / building managers in high value property rights disputes and has successfully defended a claim for HK$300 million arising from the competing uses of commercial properties in Hong Kong.
He is also experienced in professional indemnity, D&O liability and other general insurance and reinsurance-related claims. Kevin has been a panel solicitor for the Hong Kong Solicitors Professional Indemnity Scheme since 1997.
His experience extends to defamation-related litigation and pre/post-publication advice to both printed and new media-based publications in Hong Kong and abroad, and regularly advises on broadcast and telecommunications matters.
Kevin is seasoned in conducting U.S. overseas depositions and is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution as well as an Accredited Mediator.
Kevin has represented major clients on important, high-value matters. He acted on behalf of Hong Kong’s main cargo handler in The Commission of Inquiry into the Opening of the Hong Kong International Airport and for appellant insurers to the Privy Council in England. Kevin was also successful in obtaining one of the most far-reaching restraining orders worldwide from the Court of First Instance in Hong Kong and in representing a professional regulatory body before the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong in judicial review proceedings.