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Rachael is a member of our commercial litigation team in Hong Kong.

Rachael specialises in complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on banking litigation, corporate loan recovery, joint venture/shareholder disputes, and private wealth disputes.

She has worked with banks, private equity firms and other financial services providers as well as Hong Kong listed companies, global manufacturers and ultra-high net worth individuals.

Rachael is a ranked disputes lawyer by Chambers 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 and described as being “efficient, precise and always on point in terms of drafting”, and praised by clients as “both legally and commercially sound”, and for being “particularly good at handling clients and managing their expectations”. Chambers also note that "Rachael Shek is known for handling a variety of commercial litigation, including asset recovery and shareholder disagreements. She also has noted experience in banking disputes. A market commentator describes her as "a very nice person who is easy to work with."

She is a contributing editor of Hong Kong Civil Procedure (the Hong Kong White Book), published by Sweet & Maxwell.


Originally from the UK, Rachael speaks English, Cantonese and basic Mandarin. She has a bachelor's degree in law from Newcastle University and a postgraduate certificate in law from the University of Hong Kong. Rachael is qualified to practice in Hong Kong.