Gallant

Hong Kong

Analysis

Overview

Founded in 1977, Gallant is a full-service law firm in Hong Kong with 40 lawyers. The firm offers services covering various aspects of commercial, corporate and property related activities both contentious and non-contentious. The firm is also recognised for its insurance sector strength. A key figure to note is co-managing partner Philip Wong, who leads the firm’s commercial department. During the research period, the firm merged with Rebecca Lo & Co and Rebecca Lo is now leading the firm’s IP practice. Dispute partner Walter Lee has retired from partnership.  

Client feedback 

“The law firm works efficiently with great reliability and professionalism. It gives practical and timely solutions and advice.” – Banking and finance 

“Highly professional. It provides excellent services.” – Intellectual property 

“Gallant is a very professional firm.” – Labour and employment 

“The firm gave us a constructive opinion and helped us to take a proper legal action against our tenant.” – Real estate 

“Professional, knowledgeable, efficient, commercial-minded and responsive. This assists clients in making informed decisions.” – Real estate 

Solid advice on landlord's legal rights and positions that protects landlord's interest.” – Real estate 

“Gallant did well on the legal procedures and merits of our claim against those wrongdoers. It was responsive to our concerns and also provided meaningful advice.” – Restructuring and insolvency 

Dennis Chan 

“Professional, helpful, thoughtful, insightful and trustworthy.” 

Chan resolved the problems quickly and delivered litigation strategy carefully.” 

“Practical and gives concrete legal advice.” 

Emily Chick 

“Gives practical and detail-oriented solutions while taking into account client's circumstances and taking care of client's best interest. Good time management, highly reliable and timely delivery of service, flexible with incorporating client feedback/comments/requests, works with great integrity of the legal profession.” 

Brenda Lee 

Provides to-the-point advice, quick in response, knowledgeable in legal and our industry aspects, professional while maintaining friendliness.” 

“The lawyer is very responsive to client requests and provides professional advice in a timely manner.” 

Frederich Li 

Li is very knowledgeable in insolvency matters. He is responsive to our concerns and always provides meaningful advice.” 

Annie Wong 

Very knowledgeable and able to provide solutions efficiently.” 

Intellectual property

Work highlights 

Advised a fintech company on copyright issues. 

 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Represented a German company in an international arbitration case regarding breach of a cross-border distribution and IP-licensing agreement. 

Acted for a bank in debt recovery action against two overseas companies listed in Hong Kong. 

Acted for a financial institution in a monetary claim over a breach of loan documents. 

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Acted for a logistics company on its acquisition of public transport business. 

Acted for a bank on the establishment of a joint venture with a Hong Kong company. 

Banking and finance

Work highlights 

Advised a Hong Kong bank on a $140 million loan facility to a Hong Kong subsidiary of a property developer headquartered in the PRC and listed in Hong Kong. 

Advised a Hong Kong bank on a HK$2 billion loan facility to the controlling shareholder of a listed blue-chip conglomerate in Hong Kong. 

Advised a PRC syndicate on a $120 million loan facility to a Hong Kong company for its acquisition of 60% of shares in a Hong Kong subsidiary of a world-renowned auto parts supplier.