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Leanette is a dispute resolution lawyer focusing on financial services regulatory matters.

Leanette has experience in advising financial institutions, listed companies, cryptocurrency exchanges and multinational corporations on contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters. Leanette also has experience in general commercial litigation and banking litigation.

In addition, Leanette had spent 6 months on secondment at Bank Julius Baer with its Legal Team in Hong Kong. During her secondment, she worked closely with front office business, legal and compliance teams across Asia and Europe.


Leanette obtained her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) from the University of Hong Kong, and completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the same university. She is qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a Hong Kong listed company and its directors on a Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) investigation into certain post-IPO transactions and other market misconduct
  • a Chinese company with bonds listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Exchange) in connection with an Exchange’s investigation into alleged non-compliance of continuing obligations
  • a global bank with a cross-border internal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud committed by a former employee
  •  a Japanese securities firm in connection with cross-border enquiries by the SFC and the Monetary Authority of Singapore on its legacy client assets