Troy's practices cover international arbitration, commercial litigation and investigations, with experience in complex disputes involving investment banks, commercial banks, private equity funds, state-owned enterprises and high net worth individuals. He also advised global companies in multiple internal investigations, as well as anti-bribery and corruption due diligence for M&A transactions in Asia.
Troy has multidisciplinary expertise in the digital asset and fintech sector, advising leading cryptocurrency institutions on operational and contentious matters. Troy is a member of HSF's Digital Law Group, a global group of specialist lawyers providing legal, strategic, and practical advice to clients in relation to their biggest and most important digitalisation projects.
Troy speaks internally and externally on topics including legal technology, cyber law and smart legal contracts and has published articles in publications including Regulation Asia and The Oxford Business Law Blog.
Troy previously worked in the finance and corporate departments of the firm, where he assisted with debt and equity capital market transactions.
Troy's experience includes advising:
- two Cayman funds in relation to HKIAC arbitration proceedings and security enforcement arising from a complex structured finance transaction
- an Asian private equity fund in relation to an HKIAC arbitration, concerning a share purchase dispute.
- a cryptocurrency company in a potential HKIAC arbitration relating to allegations of breach of contract.
- a leading international optics company in relation to Hong Kong court proceedings to recover funds from a multimillion USD fraud.
- a leading bank in relation to a mis-selling claim brought by its customer regarding the sale of financial derivative products.
Troy obtained his LLB degree from Fudan University, before completing common law courses in London and Hong Kong. He is qualified in Hong Kong and holds the PRC legal qualification certificate (non-practising). Troy speaks fluent English and Mandarin, and conversational Cantonese.