WHAT PEOPLE SAY

 

THE FIRM

  • “They were more strategic than other firms I’ve worked with; much more to my speed.” “They punch well above their weight.” – Chambers (2012)
  • “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.” “They have built a strong brand in representing individuals.” – Chambers (2012)
  • “A dependable firm for challenging local matters.” – Chambers (2011)
  • “Dispute resolution boutique, Gall is now the first choice for referrals from many of its fellow local and international peer firms. Founding partner Nick Gall (‘one of the best in Hong Kong’) recently led the team that sued JPMorgan on behalf of fund manager Varun Bery. The case related to an alleged breach of spinout agreement. Clients highlight the ‘exceptional service’, ‘the experienced litigators’ and the firm’s ability to tune into ‘business concerns’ of the client.”- Legal 500 (2011)
  • “The firm is equally capable in relation to commercial, financial, insolvency, insurance and employment disputes.”- Legal 500 (2011)

NICK GALL

  • “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.” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “At every stage he gives pragmatic advice.” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “has extensive experience on the investigative side of insolvencies.” – Chambers Asia (2011)
  • Nick Gall is best known for his vast experience in multi-jurisdictional fraud and international asset tracing litigation. He has worked in high-profile disputes for public listed companies, governments and major international banks. Clients describe him as “a smart and supportive professional who gives pragmatic advice”.- Chambers Global (2011)
  • Nick Gall has extensive experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional cases, including fraud investigations and international asset tracing litigation”- Chambers Asia (2011)
  • “Good and pragmatic operator” Nick Gall has done much to raise the profile of the firm and is a frequent sight in banking sector employment disputes.- Chambers Global (2010)
  • “… this boutique dispute resolution firm is renowned for its quality of work and clients. It often receives instructions by referral. The ‘very knowledgeable’ team reports an increase in shareholder disputes, and has experience in litigation relating to fraud, insolvency and employment. The ‘very experienced ‘Nick Gall’ always puts clients’ interests first’ and is representing a fund manager in a dispute with JPMorgan regarding a breach of a spinout agreement.”- Legal 500 (2010/2011)
  • “In 2010, Nick was named as one of the leading individuals for Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong”- Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • “In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Nick was named as one of the Hot 100 Lawyers in Asia”- Asia Legal Business
  • “The “commercially astute” and “excellent” Nick Gall”- The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2009/2010)
  • “Nick Gall is one of the best names in Hong Kong and delivers excellent results every time.”- Asia Legal Business (19 August 2009)
  • “The “technically skilled” name partner, Nick Gall is an “affable yet highly effective” litigator”- Chambers Asia (2009)

LEWIS MAN

  • “focuses on the legal arguments. He did a great job of balancing the clients’ interests and explaining the impact of our choices,” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “good attitude, and dedication to his work.” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “‘extremely knowledgeable’, ‘detailed’, ‘professional’, ‘tactical’” – The Legal 500 (2011)
  • Lewis Man is a notable commercial litigator at the firm. He has worked extensively in large, cross-border fraud allegations and regulatory, insurance, shareholder and land disputes.- Chambers Global (2011)
  • “Lewis Man’s multilingual skills are a real asset to the team, and his experience in advising on cross-border fraud investigations is highlighted by clients.- Chambers Asia (2011)
  • “His experience in advising on cross-border fraud investigations is highlighted by clients.”- Chambers Asia (2011)
  • Randall Arthur and Lewis Man are both recognized as “fine and skilled contentious lawyers”.- Chambers Global (2010)
  • “‘solid advisor in cross-border matters’ Lewis Man”- The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2009/2010)
  • “Lovells alumnus Lewis Man “is definitely an asset to the practice,” thanks to the “good commercial focus” he brings to litigation and insolvency.”- Chambers Asia (2009)

RANDALL ARTHUR

  • “nobody I know is as quick as Randall Arthur. Apart from giving advice that pleases you, he also plays the devil’s advocate and tells you what the other side would do, as in telling you the worst possible scenario.” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “Randall Arthur is an impressive expert in contentious insolvency matters.” – Chambers Asia (2012)
  • “Particularly effective’, excellent ‘legal analysis’, ‘clear and concise writing” – The Legal 500 (2011)
  • Insolvency practitioner Randall Arthur is singled out by sources as “an excellent lawyer with a bright future ahead of him”. He has broad experience advising on cross-border insolvency issues.- Chambers Global (2011)
  • Clients are very satisfied with Randall Arthur’s excellent services and praise him as “a fine lawyer with much potential.”- Chambers Asia (2011)
  • “Randall Arthur is the key contact, and the firm has a particular focus on insolvency work, with experience in PRC-related insolvency matters. Its alliance with White & Case continues with success, and ensures the restructuring side of the practice is maintained at a high level. The team is acting for the liquidators of Cyberworks Audio Video Technology on litigation funding in insolvency administration. Lewis Man is also recommended.”- Legal 500 (2010/2011)
  • Randall Arthur and Lewis Man are both recognized as “fine and skilled contentious lawyers”.- Chambers Global (2010)
  • “Lead partner Randall Arthur has ‘considerable experience in insolvency related matters’ and ‘is on top of key issues’”- The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2009/2010)
  • “Randall Arthur “always meets or exceeds our expectation,” clients say, also praising the easy and free-flowing communication with him.”- Chambers Asia (2009)

MICHAEL WITHINGTON

  • “Analytical, practical and a worthy opponent;” “…contributes solid expertise…” – Chambers Asia (2010)
  • “…has deep rooted experience…covers a broad range of commercial litigation, advising a number of business leaders…” – Chambers Asia (2011)
  • “Good judgment and great analytical skills;” “A seasoned practitioner…” – Chambers (2012)