- Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Banking & Finance Litigation
- Bankruptcy & Insolvency
|Contact Info||Telephone: +852 2843 4417|
Fax: +852 2103 5036
|Education||University of Oxford (B.A.)|
|Admitted||1982, England and Wales; 1984, Hong Kong|
“Veteran litigator Nick Hunsworth is one of the few lawyers in Hong Kong who have been granted Higher Rights of Audience.”
“Hunsworth is one of the most experienced, successful, likeable, and seasoned litigators in Hong Kong.”
Benchmark Asia Pacific (2014) Nick Hunsworth is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. He advises on all aspects of banking and commercial litigation. He has been involved in a broad variety of high-profile cases in Hong Kong covering a wide area of commercial disputes. He provides high level advice to financial institutions on a range of regulatory and compliance issues.
Nick also has extensive experience in administrative law remedies and appearances before domestic tribunals, including judicial reviews of decisions of professional bodies, regulators and members' clubs. He has a long history of dealing with restructuring and insolvency-related litigation with a particular focus on the liquidation of financial institutions. Nick is an accredited Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) in respect of civil proceedings by way of exemption by the Law Society of Hong Kong.
Nick has been described by Chambers Asia Pacific as a heavyweight commercial litigator, renowned litigator (2009) and an exceptional, world-class lawyer who is clever and well organised (2011) and by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as exceptionally bright and technically adept(2009). He has been ranked as a Leading Dispute Resolution Lawyer in Chambers Global (2004-08), Chambers Asia (2008-2011), Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2008-09 & 2011)and PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2002-08 & 2011); as a Leading Restructuring & Insolvency Lawyer by Chambers Asia (2008-09), IFLR1000 (2006-2009) and Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2011); as a Leading Financial Services Lawyer by Chambers Asia (2009 & 2010); and as a Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyer by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers (2010).
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PRC Laws No Excuse for Non-compliance with SFC Requests
Susanne J. Harris,John M. Hickin,Nicholas D. Hunsworth,Billy Y. C. Lam,Thomas S. T. So, June 11, 2014
On 23 May 2014, the Court of First Instance ordered Hong Kong accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) to produce documents relating to a PRC company, Standard Water Limited (the "Company"), to the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). The court rejected EY's argument that it did not...
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