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Slide Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel John Li Associate Peter Hon Associate Our People [Introduction ] Alfred Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Franics Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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 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.
James Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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
Giovanna Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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
Nigel Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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
Janice Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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
Angela Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel Angela Cheung is qualified in Hong Kong and has extensive experience in corporate finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance matters. Angela has worked with a number of international law firms (including Allen & Overy, Latham & Watkins and Mayer Brown JSM). Angela received her L.L.B. and B.B.A. (Law) degrees from the University of Hong Kong with first class honours and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws with distinction. Angela Cheung Of Counsel +852 3468 7200 email angelacheung@hkytl.com Davyd Alfred Leung Partner James Yeung Partner Nigel Francis Senior Of Counsel Giovanna Kwong Senior Of Counsel Davyd Wong Special Counsel Angela Cheung Of Counsel Janice Yik Of Counsel 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