Jennifer Colegate

Phone+852 2843 4210

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Practice Areas

  • Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA Insurance Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance Litigation
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Internal Investigations Restructuring
Contact InfoTelephone: +852 2843 4210
Fax: +852 2103 5166
EducationUniversity of East Anglia (LL.B., First, 2004); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC, 2005); Oxon (B.C.L., 2006)
Admitted2006, England and Wales


International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

Chancery Bar Association

Lincoln's Inn


Jennifer Colegate is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in the Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy team of the Hong Kong office of Mayer Brown. Jennifer focuses on cross-border insolvency with a focus on financial institutions and has experience advising on multi-disciplinary issues affecting securities broker-dealers, financial institutions, investment trustees and insurance companies.

Jennifer has advised a broad range of international clients on both contentious and non-contentious insolvency matters including the liquidators of the Lehman Brother estates in Hong Kong; receivers of structured investment vehicles following the sub-prime crisis; investment trustees and custodians; and pension trustees.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Jennifer undertook pupillage with a well-known set of chambers in London experienced in commercial and insolvency law.


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Hong Kong Court Recognises Foreign Liquidators
Jennifer Colegate,Justine T. K. Lau,Edmund M. S. Ma,Richard M. Tollan, August 5, 2014
Did you know that a liquidator of a foreign company may seek the assistance of the Hong Kong Court to obtain orders for the production of information which orders are, in substance, of the type made in Hong Kong windings-up under section 221(3) of the Companies (Winding-up and Miscellaneous...

Reducing and Expunging Proofs of Debt and Dealing with Dividend Overpayments
Jennifer Colegate,Richard M. Tollan, June 11, 2014
On a recent Mayer Brown JSM application (on behalf of the Liquidators of one of the Lehman Brothers entities) to reduce and expunge proofs of debt, the Hong Kong High Court has ruled that creditors who receive an overpayment of dividends due in respect of a proof of debt which has been...

Court of appeal overrules Goldacre and Luminar
Jennifer Colegate,Caroline Humble,Ashley Katz,Devi Shah,Jessica Walker, March 6, 2014
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the highly anticipated Game case and has overruled the controversial decisions of the High Court in Goldacre and Luminar.
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Jennifer Colegate

201 Bishopsgate
London EC2M 3AF

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