Oldham Li & Nie

Hong Kong

Analysis

Overview

Full-service law firm Oldham Li & Nie is particularly known for its dispute resolution practice. Gordon Oldham, Richard Healy and Anna Chan are main partners for dispute resolution, while Tracy Yip is a key partner for corporate and M&A. Oldham’s practice covers corporate finance, joint ventures, real estate structuring as well as commercial litigation. It often deals with high-net-worth clients and finance aspects of matrimonial disputes. Simon Wong joined firm as corporate partner from Bird & Bird in July 2020. The firm’s IP team also hired Benjamin Choi from Deacons as managing director in November 2020. 

Labour and employment

Work highlights 

Represented the Estate of Sir David, a high-profile individual in Hong Kongin defending multiple tribunal claims. 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Acted for First Point Group in sexual discrimination case. This is the first case in Hong Kong where a sexual harassment claim has been successfully struck out on the grounds that it has been time-barred. 

Key clients 

First Point GroupGrassmere ServicesNatural Seasoning International (HK), Sigma Engineering 

Restructuring and insolvency

Work highlights 

Advised the former director of the DSL in response to queries from liquidators.