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Christina Lo

Christina Lo

Associate

Christina is a dispute resolution lawyer focusing on general commercial litigation matters.

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Experience

Christina's practice covers a wide range of commercial disputes, with a particular focus on cross-border matters with an insolvency element. In particular, Christina regularly advises insolvency practitioners, companies, banks, and other financial institutions in complex and often, high-value and multi-jurisdictional matters.

Christina was trained at a leading US international law firm, during such period she spent six months on secondment to the legal department of an international bank. During her time on secondment, Christina was responsible for handling legal and regulatory issues, and internal investigations. Prior to joining our firm, Christina worked with a specialist litigation practice in Hong Kong, where her practice focused on complex cross-border disputes arising from fraud, insolvency or distressed situations.

Christina's recent experience includes:

  • acting for institutional investors of an automotive start-up company in a dispute arising from proposed redemption of preference shares, and advising on related insolvency proceedings in Cayman Islands
  • advising a leading global manufacturer and retailer on COVID-19 related force majeure matters
  • advising a gaming and entertainment group on legal risks of providing gambling-related services in Hong Kong
  • advising a leading global pharmaceutical company on investigations into alleged misconduct of employees as part of an ongoing compliance review
  • *acting for a litigation trustee in a set of complex litigation arising from the collapse of a Canadian listed company, including claims involving a breach of directors' duties and auditors' negligence, and enforcement of a US$2.6 billion Canadian judgment in Hong Kong and Singapore
  • *advising a minority shareholder on the winding up of a Hong Kong-listed pharmaceutical company on just and equitable grounds, and subsequently, the liquidators of the company on claims involving breach of directors' duties and fraud
  • *advising the liquidators of a Hong Kong-listed company on a breach of director's duty claim that resulted in a judgment in excess of HK$400 million, and subsequently, the trustees in bankruptcy on related bankruptcy proceedings

*Work performed by Christina prior to joining the firm

 

Background

Christina holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is admitted as a practising lawyer in Hong Kong.

Christina is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).