Justine T. K. Lau

Associate
Hong Kong,  China
http://www.mayerbrown.com
Phone+852 2843 4422

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Contentious Insolvency
  • Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
 
Contact InfoTelephone: +852 2843 4422
Fax: +852 2103 5106
http://www.mayerbrown.com
 
EducationMonash University (Bachelor of Commerce, 2001); Monash University (Bachelor of Laws, Honours, 2001); University of Melbourne (Masters of Commercial Law, 2008)
 
Admitted2002, High Court of Australia; 2002, Federal Court of Australia; 2002, Australia, Victoria; 2009, Hong Kong
 
Memberships 

Activities

IWIRC - The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation

Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty

Co-chair, IWIRC Hong Kong Network (2010/2011, 2011/2012)

Board member, IWIRC Hong Kong Network (2009/2010)

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Justine Lau is a senior associate of Mayer Brown JSM who advises on mainly contentious restructuring and insolvency matters for liquidators and other insolvency practitioners. Justine has advised clients on a broad range of insolvency-related issues, most recently in the context of the global financial crisis. Her practice involves advising clients on all types of litigious matters arising from the management of insolvent estates. Justine also has experience in advising creditors in respect of their rights and claims in and against insolvent estates (liquidation, receivership and other insolvency administrations).

As she is also Australian qualified, Justine has experience in advising clients in relation to restructuring and insolvency issues arising under the Australian corporate and personal insolvency regimes including advising clients in respect of the Australian voluntary administration and receivership processes.

Besides her practice, Justine is a director of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Corporation (IWIRC), a worldwide, non-profit corporation to promote women in restructuring-related professions and provide opportunities for education, business development, leadership and mentoring of women in restructuring-related professions.

At the second annual Asia Women in Business Law Awards ceremony held by the Euromoney Legal Media Group in November 2012, Justine was selected in the Rising Star category.

 
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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...

To Disclose or Not to Disclose: Bankruptcy & Substituted Service, Petitioning Creditors Beware
Justine T. K. Lau,Edmund M. S. Ma,Richard M. Tollan, June 11, 2014
Following our previous legal update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service: Petitioning Creditors Beware...", 2 March 2012), the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in FWD Life Insurance Co (Bermuda) Ltd v. Chan Kim...

Shareholders’ Disputes, Windings-up of Solvent Companies and Section 182 Dispositions
Justine T. K. Lau,Richard M. Tollan, February 25, 2014
Did you know that dispositions of property of a solvent company made after the commencement of a winding-up will unlikely be disturbed unless it can be demonstrated that the disposition is not in the interests of the company?

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Justine T. K. Lau

10 Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong 
 

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