Gregory Payne, founder and principal of the firm, has been practising law in Hong Kong since 1993, and has established himself as a market-leading, highly successful litigator who regularly represents clients in high-profile cases.
We have established ourselves as leading advocates for victims of large-scale frauds and successfully made recoveries for them. We also have considerable experience identifying, freezing and recovering monies that have been stolen through email fraud, internet fraud, sham investment schemes, ponzi schemes and fake stockbrokers, and employee fraud.
Our lawyers are equally experienced in acting for both major corporations and high-profile individuals in complex civil litigation and criminal defence in the District and High Courts and Court of Appeal. Our ever-growing success and profile in the Hong Kong litigation arena has been recognised by an expanding number of accolades and awards in the past few years. We are an experienced, creative and tenacious litigation force in Hong Kong.
Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN) is a leading independent law firm in Hong Kong whose commitment is to professional excellence and to tailoring its legal services to both corporate and private clients’ needs. Founded in 1987 by our Senior Partner, Gordon Oldham, the firm currently has over 40 qualified lawyers, admitted in one or more jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan. OLN also has a thriving China practice, carried on from its Hong Kong and Shanghai offices and when necessary with its associate legal network in Mainland China.
OLN prides itself on having a practical approach and a results-oriented outlook, adding value to its clients' business strategies and living up to its mantra: 'Practical legal solutions - on time, no excuses'.
Our firm was established in 1977 and is one of the largest and most well-known local firms in Hong Kong with over 40 solicitors. We offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and corporate clients alike, covering various aspects of commercial, corporate and property related activities both contentious and non-contentious, ranging from banking finance, joint venture to project finance, mergers and acquisitions to listing of red chip companies and H shares in Hong Kong.
Charltons has a track record of over 20 years representing major multinational clients on complex cross border and domestic transactions. The firm is experienced in advising local and international companies, controlling shareholders, sponsors and underwriters on IPOs on both the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the GEM market. Charltons is well recognised for its work advising companies on the legal requirements and implications of their capital raising on listing and we provide ongoing advice to listed companies regarding their compliance with continuing obligations under the Hong Kong Listing Rules.
Charltons advises on securities law, funds law and cryptocurrency. The firm advises on Hong Kong M&A law and cross-border M&A transactions. Charltons has considerable experience advising on the formation and management of offshore, Hong Kong and China investment funds.
Charltons has a substantial pro bono practice establishing and advising Hong Kong based charities and foundations.
DeHeng Law Offices (Hong Kong) LLP is the Hong Kong office of DeHeng Law Offices, after its merger with Chungs Lawyers in 2023. The merger has allowed the firm to bring together legal expertise of two jurisdictions and providing one stop services for the PRC and international clients. DeHeng is one of the leading Chinese law firm with over 2500 professionals and 43 offices in China, Europe, US, Middle East and North Asia. Our Hong Kong team comprises legal professionals with expertise in various practice areas, including equity capital markets, debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, banking and finance, dispute resolutions, and insolvency and restructuring etc.