Gall is a leading independent Hong Kong law firm focusing primarily on dispute resolution. We specialise in handling highly complex disputes, many of which involve multi-jurisdictional litigation.
Our partners all come from international firms and have practised in Hong Kong or overseas for many years. They have a wealth of experience in a wide variety of litigation, mediation and arbitration. We use a partner-led, team-based approach to complex litigation, drawing upon the legal and linguistic skills of solicitors with different areas of expertise. We ensure that we maintain an ‘around the clock’ service to our clients.
As an independent firm, we are regularly referred work by law firms in other countries. We have established strong working relationships with major firms in the world’s leading jurisdictions and work with a large network of dispute resolution providers around the world. We are a key point of reference for law firms and companies that would otherwise have no representation in Hong Kong. Gall is also trusted by the Magic Circle and City firms to act for their clients where they are unable to act owing to conflicts of interest.
Our instructions come from all over the world; our clients include foreign governments, banks and other financial institutions, hedge funds, listed companies, law and accounting firms, local institutions, land and property owners, and high-net-worth individuals. We work closely with our clients to help them understand Hong Kong’s legal and business culture, and remain vigilant in finding solutions that will most readily match a client’s business objectives.
Key areas of expertise:
- Business litigation
- China-related disputes
- Family and divorce
- Fraud/asset tracing
- Pro bono
Senior partner and head of litigation
Nick Gall has acted for publicly listed companies, senior employees, the Hong Kong government, the US government, major international banks and corporations throughout the world. He has extensive experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional fraud and international asset-tracing litigation, and is consistently ranked as a top-tier lawyer in the major legal guides.
Chris Wong is the firm’s practice leader of China-related disputes under Hong Kong law. He specialises in a broad range of corporate and commercial dispute work, with particular emphasis on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes, fraud and asset recovery, contentious insolvency and bankruptcy, Securities and Futures Commission and Independent Commission Against Corruption investigations, employment disputes and judicial review.
Caroline McNally advises wives, husbands and unmarried partners on all aspects of family breakdown, including divorce, financial settlements, nuptial agreements and all matters relating to children. With 20 years in family law practice, she has considerable experience in complex financial disputes with substantial assets, as well as difficult children matters including relocation cases.
Andrea is an employment and regulatory lawyer, advising on both Hong Kong and English law. She has significant and extensive experience in high-profile complex litigation, including multi-jurisdictional disputes. She undertakes all types of employment law work, advising both employers and employees.
3/F, Dina House
11 Duddell Street
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3405 7688