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Alfred Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Alfred specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds and regulatory investigations. He regularly acts for companies, investors, investment banks, fund managers covering a wide range of industries. He has been involved in wide range of transactions, including takeovers, initial public offerings, secondary offerings, M&As and corporate restructuring. He has also represented corporations and individuals in regulatory investigations involving Independent Commission Against Corruption, The Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited and the Securities and Futures Commission.

Qualified in Hong Kong in 2005. Alfred is member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and awarded the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ specialist qualification in insolvency, SQ (insolvency). Prior to founding YTL LLP, he worked at a number of international law firms, including Sidley Austin and Morrison & Foerster. Alfred received his bachelor of commerce and bachelor of law from Monash University, Australia.
Alfred Leung Partner +852 3468 7202 email alfredleung@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung Alfred specialises in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds and regulatory investigations. He regularly acts for companies, investors, investment banks, fund managers covering a wide range of industries. He has been involved in wide range of transactions, including takeovers, initial public offerings, secondary offerings, M&As and corporate restructuring. He has also represented corporations and individuals in regulatory investigations involving Independent Commission Against Corruption, The Hong Kong Stock Exchange Limited and the Securities and Futures Commission. Qualified in Hong Kong in 2005. Alfred is member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and awarded the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ specialist qualification in insolvency, SQ (insolvency). Prior to founding YTL LLP, he worked at a number of international law firms, including Sidley Austin and Morrison & Foerster. Alfred received his bachelor of commerce and bachelor of law from Monash University, Australia. Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Alfred Leung
Partner
email alfredleung@hkytl.com 34687202
James Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate James Yeung is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team and has practised as a commercial litigator in Hong Kong for more than 17 years. James has handled numerous high profile litigation, arbitration and mediation cases. He has extensive experience in handling complex disputes of various nature, including shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes, breach of contract claims, fraud & asset recovery and competition law. James also regularly represents clients in ICAC investigations or disciplinary proceedings of various tribunals. With his construction law background, James has considerable experience in handling construction disputes for developers, main contractors and sub-contractors in arbitration and mediation. James is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

With a significant increase in cross border disputes, James also assisted clients in enforcing or setting aside arbitral awards or foreign court judgments in Hong Kong.

James serves a wide range of clients, including major banking and financial institutions, listed companies, casinos, other major corporations and individuals both in Hong Kong and overseas.

James Yeung Partner +852 3468 7203 email jamesyeung@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung James Yeung is a partner in our Dispute Resolution team and has practised as a commercial litigator in Hong Kong for more than 17 years. James has handled numerous high profile litigation, arbitration and mediation cases. He has extensive experience in handling complex disputes of various nature, including shareholders disputes, joint venture disputes, breach of contract claims, fraud & asset recovery and competition law. James also regularly represents clients in ICAC investigations or disciplinary proceedings of various tribunals. and sub-contractors in arbitration and mediation. James is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

With a significant increase in cross border disputes, James also assisted clients in enforcing or setting aside arbitral awards or foreign court judgments in Hong Kong.

James serves a wide range of clients, including major banking and financial institutions, listed companies, casinos, other major corporations and individuals both in Hong Kong and overseas.

With his construction law background, James has considerable experience in handling construction disputes for developers, main contractors Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate James Yeung
Partner
email jamesyeung@hkytl.com 34687203
Nigel Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Nigel is qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales and has practised as a commercial litigator in Hong Kong for more than 30 years. He has been listed as a leading disputes lawyer in the international guides to the profession for the past 20 years. His expertise and experience is wide ranging; he has been involved in major disputes cases involving Court proceedings, arbitration, mediation and regulatory tribunals, and across a range of specialist areas, including finance litigation, regulatory investigations, commercial crime and fraud, breach of contract and warranty claims, breaches of confidence and restrictive covenants, joint venture and shareholder disputes and infringements of all forms of intellectual property rights.

Nigel is a former member of the Rules Committee of the High Court of Hong Kong and a member of the Hong Kong Law Society Civil Litigation Committee. At the invitation of the Chief Justice he has twice (in 2017 and 2018) sat for 5 weeks as a Deputy Judge in the High Court of Hong Kong SAR, during which he presided over a variety of matters and issued more than 20 judgments, one of which has been published in the HKLRD.
Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel +852 3468 7201 email nigelfrancis@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung Nigel is qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales and has practised as a commercial litigator in Hong Kong for more than 30 years. He has been listed as a leading disputes lawyer in the international guides to the profession for the past 20 years. His expertise and experience is wide ranging; he has been involved in major disputes cases involving Court proceedings, arbitration, mediation and regulatory tribunals, and across a range of specialist areas, including finance litigation, regulatory investigations, commercial crime and fraud, breach of contract and warranty claims, breaches of confidence and restrictive covenants, joint venture and shareholder disputes and infringements of all forms of intellectual property rights.

Nigel is a former member of the Rules Committee of the High Court of Hong Kong and a member of the Hong Kong Law Society Civil Litigation Committee. At the invitation of the Chief Justice he has twice (in 2017 and 2018) sat for 5 weeks as a Deputy Judge in the High Court of Hong Kong SAR, during which he presided over a variety of matters and issued more than 20 judgments, one of which has been published in the HKLRD.
Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Nigel Francis
Senior Of Counsel
email nigelfrancis@hkytl.com 34687201
Giovanna Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Giovanna specializes in dispute resolution and regulatory work. She advises corporates, institutions and individuals in the commercial, financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, and construction sectors. With over 30 years of experience, Giovanna has practiced as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in England & Wales separately for over a decade and has handled a broad range of complex disputes, high profile arbitration proceedings and reported cases in both jurisdictions.

She is an accredited mediator, a Chartered Arbitrator and a panel arbitrator of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre, SCIA and the Law Society of Hong Kong. She is a “star arbitrator” of Vis East.
Giovanna regularly lectures on corporate governance, competition law, arbitration, and re-insurance. She is a contributor of the Insurance Section of Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings Hong Kong.
“An “excellent” lawyer who has advised a number of asset management firms and individuals in SFC investigations” - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015
Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel +852 3468 7988 email giovannakwong@hkytl.com
“An “excellent” lawyer who has advised a number of asset management firms and individuals in SFC investigations” - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 Alfred Leung James Yeung Giovanna specializes in dispute resolution and regulatory work. She advises corporates, institutions and individuals in the commercial, financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, and construction sectors. With over 30 years of experience, Giovanna has practiced as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in England & Wales separately for over a decade and has handled a broad range of complex disputes, high profile arbitration proceedings and reported cases in both jurisdictions.

She is an accredited mediator, a Chartered Arbitrator and a panel arbitrator of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre, SCIA and the Law Society of Hong Kong. She is a “star arbitrator” of Vis East.
Giovanna regularly lectures on corporate governance, competition law, arbitration, and re-insurance. She is a contributor of the Insurance Section of Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings Hong Kong. Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Giovanna Kwong
Senior Of Counsel
email giovannakwong@hkytl.com 34687988
Davyd Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Davyd is a qualified Australian and Hong Kong solicitor. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia and to the High Court of Australia in 2003. He re-located to Hong Kong in 2008, and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2009.
Prior to joining YTL, Davyd has worked in top tier Australia firms, Magic Firms, and as in-house counsel at a Big 4 Firm with a practice that covers a broad spectrum of corporate and banking related matters and has contentious and transactional experience. His areas of expertise include finance, distressed investing, workouts, restructuring, bankruptcy, and related regulatory and policy matters including banking regulation from his time at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Davyd is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, BCom/LLB (Dean’s List), and the University of Hong Kong, LLM (Distinction). He is also an accredited mediator (HKMAAL) and a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators(HKIArb).
Davyd Wong Special Counsel +852 3468 7030 email davydwong@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung Davyd is a qualified Australian and Hong Kong solicitor. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia and to the High Court of Australia in 2003. He re-located to Hong Kong in 2008, and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2009. Prior to joining YTL, Davyd has worked in top tier Australia firms, Magic Firms, and as in-house counsel at a Big 4 Firm with a practice that covers a broad spectrum of corporate and banking related matters and has contentious and transactional experience. His areas of expertise include finance, distressed investing, workouts, restructuring, bankruptcy, and related regulatory and policy matters including banking regulation from his time at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Davyd is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, BCom/LLB (Dean’s List), and the University of Hong Kong, LLM (Distinction). He is also an accredited mediator (HKMAAL) and a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators(HKIArb). Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Davyd Wong
Special Counsel
email davydwong@hkytl.com 34687030
Janice Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Janice has handled a wide range of cases including shareholders disputes, insolvency / bankruptcy and restructuring matters, frauds and investigations, contractual disputes, employment-related claims, regulatory investigations, defamation and etc. She also has experience in dry shipping and marine casualty cases, and she has handled criminal law matters too, such as defence in white collar crime cases.
Janice Yik is a Hong Kong lawyer specialising in dispute resolution. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked at the Judiciary of Hong Kong as a Judicial Executive for a High Court Judge.

Janice has acted for top executives of a major international insurance company, the chairman of a listed company, a premier telecommunication operator, a leading superyacht dealer, asset management companies, venture capital / investment companies, professional liquidators / trustees, financial institutions, various entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs.
Janice Yik Of Counsel +852 3468 7833 email janiceyik@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung Janice has handled a wide range of cases including shareholders disputes, insolvency / bankruptcy and restructuring matters, frauds and investigations, contractual disputes, employment-related claims, regulatory investigations, defamation and etc. She also has experience in dry shipping and marine casualty cases, and she has handled criminal law matters too, such as defence in white collar crime cases.
Janice Yik is a Hong Kong lawyer specialising in dispute resolution. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked at the Judiciary of Hong Kong as a Judicial Executive for a High Court Judge.

Janice has acted for top executives of a major international insurance company, the chairman of a listed company, a premier telecommunication operator, a leading superyacht dealer, asset management companies, venture capital / investment companies, professional liquidators / trustees, financial institutions, various entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs. Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Janice Yik
Of Counsel
email janiceyik@hkytl.com 34687833
John Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate prior to joining YTL LLP, John trained and qualified at a top tier large domestic law firm for over 5 years in various areas of dispute resolution. John has handled shareholder disputes, insolvency/bankruptcy and restructuring matters, frauds and investigations and contractual disputes. John has experience in obtaining an injunction with respect to unauthorized access of confidential and privileged information, asset tracing in respect of dissipation of assets, handling matters relating to divorce and separation, ancillary relief applications, wardship proceedings and disputes with regards to custody and access to children. John completed his Bachelor of Laws and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. John Li Associate +852 3468 7262 email johnli@hkytl.com Alfred Leung James Yeung prior to joining YTL LLP, John trained and qualified at a top tier large domestic law firm for over 5 years in various areas of dispute resolution. John has handled shareholder disputes, insolvency/bankruptcy and restructuring matters, frauds and investigations and contractual disputes. John has experience in obtaining an injunction with respect to unauthorized access of confidential and privileged information, asset tracing in respect of dissipation of assets, handling matters relating to divorce and separation, ancillary relief applications, wardship proceedings and disputes with regards to custody and access to children. John completed his Bachelor of Laws and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate John Li
Associate
email johnli@hkytl.com 34687262
Peter Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Peter has experience advising clients on a broad range of contentious matters with a focus on fraud and asset recovery matters. He has assisted various foreign and local entities in recovering assets misappropriated resulting from cyber fraud, wire fraud and fraudulent scheme of gold trading.
Peter is a solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team. He joined YTL in May 2018 and was admitted as a solicitor in September 2020 after completing his training with the firm.

Peter completed his Juris Doctor and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and later obtained his Master of Business Administration in International Management from the University of London in 2009. Prior to his law career, Peter worked in an international accounting firm where he gained significant experience in auditing and risk management in the banking and manufacturing sectors. He then worked for a commodity trading firm and was involved in contract drafting and negotiation and overseeing regulatory compliance matters.

Peter Hon Associate +852 3468 7099 email peterhon@hkytl.com
Alfred Leung James Yeung Peter has experience advising clients on a broad range of contentious matters with a focus on fraud and asset recovery matters. He has assisted various foreign and local entities in recovering assets misappropriated resulting from cyber fraud, wire fraud and fraudulent scheme of gold trading. Peter is a solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team. He joined YTL in May 2018 and was admitted as a solicitor in September 2020 after completing his training with the firm.

Peter completed his Juris Doctor and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2005 with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and later obtained his Master of Business Administration in International Management from the University of London in 2009. Prior to his law career, Peter worked in an international accounting firm where he gained significant experience in auditing and risk management in the banking and manufacturing sectors. He then worked for a commodity trading firm and was involved in contract drafting and negotiation and overseeing regulatory compliance matters.
Partner Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Peter Hon
Associate
email peterhon@hkytl.com 34687099