Litigation Partner/Partner Designate - Offshore Law Firm, Hong Kong

Possessing what is one of the most impressive dispute offerings of any offshore law firm in Asia, our clients Hong Kong office is looking to make a strategic hire at the Partner / Partner Designate. With work flooding through the door, there is a particular focus on attracting the right individual, as opposed to necessarily bringing work through the door, so those with the right pedigree and experience are encouraged to get in touch. 

A commonwealth qualified barrister or solicitor with at least 8yrs PQE, you will ideally possess a range of big ticket commercial litigation and insolvency / restructuring experience developed at a recognised onshore / offshore practice and be comfortable acting on matters spanning shareholder and board disputes, valuation disputes arising from major M&A transactions; contentious and non-contentious insolvency, solvent and insolvent liquidations, major restructurings, other distressed entity work, court-supervised corporate matters, security enforcement, judgment/award enforcement, contentious private client work, investment funds disputes and general advisory work. 

This is a rare and compelling opportunity to build a profitable practice with the full support of one of the world's preeminent offshore law firms, so would suit an individual who is both a technically excellent lawyer, able to run his/her own matters independently, while also confident handling client relationships and winning new business. Chinese language skills would be advantageous. 

For further information on this role and others we are instructed on globally, please send your CV and supporting information to James O’Brien in confidence at or apply via the link below.


James O'Brien has been recruiting in the legal sector for over 20yrs. Possessing significant relationships across multiple jurisdictions, he offers candidates a hands on, consultative approach, working closely with individuals to achieve their career objectives. Feel free to contact him by email in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion. 

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