Our Litigation Department has extensive experience in dispute resolution spanning mediation, arbitration and litigation. We have taken part in and advised our clients on a broad range of cases and we aspire to provide our clients with strategic yet practical solutions to their disputes and other potential issues arising from their business transactions and dealings.
Our experience in this practice area includes representing our clients on the following matters:
  • commercial and contractual disputes
  • debt recovery
  • shareholders’ disputes
  • shareholders disputes and derivative actions
  • insolvency including winding-up, bankruptcy petitions and receiverships
  • domestic and international sales of goods disputes
  • employment and trade restraints disputes
  • injunctions
  • product liability claims
  • medical and professional negligence actions
  • personal injuries litigation
  • constructions disputes and arbitration
  • landlord and tenant actions and property disputes
  • probate and succession litigation
  • trademark appeals
  • internet fraud
  • white collar crime

We work alongside with our other 8 Zhong Lun offices spread across Mainland China to assist our clients in dealing with cross-border litigation and arbitration efficiently and effectively. We have also worked frequently and seamlessly with various law firms from the TerraLex network all around the world in multi-jurisdiction disputes.

Some of our representative cases include:

  • acting for the shareholders and directors of a Hong Kong Company which in turn held a golf club in Guilin, PRC against their PRC fellow shareholder who fraudulently issued shares to control and take over the client’s golf club, and succeeding at first instance and also on appeal
  • acting for an Italian-founded packaging business against its former joint venture partner involving breaches of restrictive covenants and fiduciary duties
  • successfully discharging a Prohibition Order imposed upon our client who was sued for contempt of the Court by breaching a Mareva Injunction Order in aid of an international arbitration
  • acting for an educational organization in defending challenges against its decision to summarily dismiss a teaching staff
  • acting for the issues of a deceased businessman in a probate dispute against the opposite beneficiary involving assets in PRC, Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • acting for a client in his recovery of a renounced tea house in country park in which the practice of land survey in the New Territories came under scrutiny
  • acting for a client to challenge a provision in the Bankruptcy Ordinance on the ground that it unduly restricted the right to travel guaranteed by the Bills of Right and the Basic law
  • handling adverse possession defences in land recovery cases
  • prosecuting adverse possession cases
  • acting for Tso Tong client in a land recovery case in which the underlying contract is illegal as against the Government’s Small House Policy and hence not to be relied upon to seek relief from Court
  • acting for an investor in litigating with a bank on mis-selling of financial products, misrepresentation and breach of contract



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