WHAT PEOPLE SAY

 

THE FIRM

CHAMBERS ASIA PACIFIC 2014:

  • “They’re able to think outside the box. They showed great flexibility and were able to adapt the legal strategy quickly and achieve the results we wanted”
  • Clients were impressed with Gall’s particular ability to “adapt to a changing legal situation very quickly”
  • “An independent HK practice, often seen by other lawyers as the first port of call for conflict of interest refererrals.”
  • “They give you clear, consistent, timely and accurate advise.”
  • “Traditionally strong in dispute resolution, the firm is well recognized by the market for its’ contentious insolvency practice”

LEGAL 500 ASIA PACIFIC:

  • “Dispute resolution boutique Gall has consolidated it’s position , benefitting from a number of key lateral hires. The firm is frequently engaged in many of Hong Kong’s leading cases.”
  • “Gall is highly recommended for contentious insolvency matters. Extremely competent, very knowledgeable with considerable technical expertise.”

CHAMBERS ASIA PACIFIC 2013:

  • This compact team has formidable experience in the litigation scene. Amongst its many areas of expertise, a key specialism is its claims work against financial institutions, though SFC and Hong Kong stock exchange matters are also strengths. The team is also active in relation to white color crime investigation and shareholder disputes. Peers recognise it to be a fast-developing practice in the sector.
  • “Their advice takes into account clients best interests, not how much money can be made”
  • This firm enjoys a great reputation in the market. It is particularly skilled in obtaining injunctive proceedings for clients.
  • “They are very professional, responsive and always available”
  • “They are assertive, realistic and strongly protective of my interests. They identified the key issues quickly”
  • “This firm is well regarded among industry experts for its dedicated contentious insolvency practice”
  • “A specialist firm and a widely respected practice here in Hong Kong”
  • “They are assertive, realistic and strongly protective of my interests. They identified the key issues quickly”

LEGAL 500 ASIA PACIFIC 2013:

  • Dispute resolution firm is now the first choice for referrals for many for many of it’s local and international peer firms.
  • Dispute resolution firm Gall is one of the leading names in Hong Kong, and a regular choice for referrals from international law firms. Founding partner Nick Gall is a popular figure, and is gaining a fine reputation for his roles in commercial and financial institutions disputes.
  • “high quality and timely legal services”

CHAMBERS ASIA PACIFIC 2012:

  • “They were more strategic than other firms I’ve worked with; much more to my speed.”
  • “They punch well above their weight.”
  • “Lawyers don’t always listen to their clients, but they listened well. They were very responsive. I expected high-quality work, and that’s what I got.”
  • “you often find lawyers that write letters to each other, but I need people who can rattle the cage for us: the lawyers from Gall are not afraid to do that”
  • “This trusted practice stands out as a leading firm for representing high-level executives in contentious situations”
  • “They have built a strong brand in representing individuals”
  • The team is known for its’ expertise in contentious insolvency matters.

LEGAL 500 ASIA PACIFIC 2012:

  • “Dispute resolution firm is now the first choice for referrals for many for many of its local and international peer firms”
  • clients highlight “exceptional service, experienced litigators, ability to tune into business concerns of the client

ALB LAW AWARDS 2011-2014:

  • ALB Hong Kong Law Awards Finalists for Boutique Law Firm of the Year, Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year, Employment Law Firm of the Year, Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year, Insurance Law Firm of the Year and the BDO Limited Award for Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year.

NICK GALL

  • Peers view name partner Nick Gall as a sound choice for referral work. “He’s a good, solid capable guy – if you’ve got a conflict, he’s be one of the first people you’d phone”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2014


  • Peers respect him as a veteran dispute resolution practitioner. “offers clear advice and a solid grasp of the Hong Kong litigation process”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2013


  • “Nick Gall’s steady approach has earned high praise from clients, one of whom remarked: “I’m a huge fan of Nick. The most important thing is he puts the clients first.”
  • “At every stage he gives pragmatic advice.”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2012


  • “Nick Gall is one of the best in Hong Kong”
  • - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013


  • Nick has been named as a leading individual in Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide from 2011-2014. He has also consistently ranked in Benchmark Asia Pacific awards, Asialaw Leading Lawyer and in the ALB awards.

MICHAEL WITHINGTON

  • “is an experienced litigator who “certainly knows his stuff” and gives clients sensible and considerate advice.”
  • “He is particularly adept in restrictive covenants, partnership disputes and investigations by local regulators”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2014


  • “Respected as a go-to insurance litigator”
  • “Michael and his team excelled at pursuing a progressive and proactive strategy to resolve the dispute by thinking outside the box. His immediate response and technical support are always available”
  • “very quick and very clear on providing advice”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2013


  • “good judgement and great technical skills”
  • “is a seasoned practitioner for commercial litigious matters on labour issues”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2012

JENNIFER VAN DALE

  • “ brings with her a very strong reputation and considerable experience”
  • one client described her as “the consummate professional, particularly on cross -jurisdictional matters”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2014


  • “is a highly regarded employment specialist” “ten out of ten”
  • “she has a wealth of fantastic experience and provides views not only from a HK perspective but also an Asia one”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2013


  • “a fantastic lawyer; she is very responsive, and her regional co-ordination skills are formidable”
  • - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013


  • “she’s fantastic, she’s quick and has an encyclopedic knowledge. If I can clone her in all the countries we work in, I’ll be a happy person!”
  • - Chambers Asia Pacific 2012


  • “wide ranging experience and knowledge of the law across Asia”
  • - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2012


  • Jennifer has been named as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide from 2011-2014. She was also nominated for the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law award between 2011-2013, winning it in 2012.

CAROLINE MCNALLY

  • “Finalist for the BDO Limited Award for Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year” ALB Law Awards 2013 & 2014
  • “Caroline McNally joins the firm bringing particular expertise to matrimonial disputes”
  • - Chambers 2014