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Rachael is a partner in our commercial litigation group.

She specialises in complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on banking litigation, corporate loan recovery, joint venture and shareholder disputes, and private wealth disputes. She works with banks, private equity firms and other financial services providers as well as Hong Kong listed companies, global manufacturers, emerging tech enterprises, and ultra-high net worth individuals.

Rachael has over 16 years’ experience as a litigator in Hong Kong and is a ranked disputes lawyer by Chambers from 2018-2024 and is 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 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.