Vicky advises international and major Chinese financial institutions on a wide range of dispute resolution matters, including general commercial litigation, internal and regulatory investigations by the HKMA and Hong Kong SFC (including search warrants and s.182 and 183 investigation notices), and covert raids (police and HK SFC).
She has particular experience advising on unauthorised trading, sponsor obligations, regulatory reporting and mis-selling, and administrative challenges.
Vicky's experience includes advising:
- a global investment bank in its defence of allegations by a former client that certain transactions in its account were entered into without its authority
- a global tobacco products manufacturer in an administrative challenge to tobacco control regulatory measures (increase in graphic health warnings, ban on e-cigarettes) proposed by the Hong Kong Government
- a global investment bank on two separated full-scale investigations by all of the Hong Kong market regulators, including the SFC, HKMA and the Commercial Crime Bureau
- a major Chinese financial institution on two separated investigations and queries by Hong Kong market regulators, including SFC and HKMA, in relation to a complaint by its customer that certain transactions in its account were entered into without its authority
Vicky graduated from the University of Hong Kong with bachelor's degrees in social sciences (government and laws) and law, before completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the same university. She was admitted to legal practice in Hong Kong in 2012 and speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.