Litigation in Asia

For decades, Debevoise litigators have represented both Asia-based and multinational clients in litigation arising out of their Asian operations.

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Recognition

 

Ranked as a leading firm in China for Dispute Resolution: Litigation.

Mark Johnson is ranked in the top band of lawyers for contentious financial services, and as a leading lawyer for litigation in China. Gareth Hughes also recommended in both of these categories.

“He is doing an outstanding job on high-stakes and complex matters.”

“Complex regulatory matters in difficult jurisdictions are his sweet spot.”

“He has very strong judgement, creativity and excellent insight.”

Gareth Hughes is a “very impressive guy” who “always has his eye on the right outcome for the client.”

“He knows the regulators very well and has a sophisticated and commercial approach to investigations which is quite unique.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019-2020


Ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution (International Firms) in China.

Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes are ranked as leading lawyers in China, Dispute Resolution (International Firms).

Chambers Global, 2019


Ranked as a leading firm for Commercial/Transactional Disputes.

Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes named Dispute Resolution Stars.

Benchmark Litigation (Asia-Pacific), 2019


Ranked as a leading firm for Litigation and Anti-Corruption & Compliance work in Hong Kong.

Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes are both listed as leading individuals for Litigation and recommended for Anti-Corruption & Compliance in Hong Kong.

“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has a solid reputation for handling cross-border litigation, particularly within other Asian jurisdictions.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020

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Debevoise represents a high net worth individual in a dispute with his former Chinese joint venture partner in connection with the distribution of assets from the Chinese JV company, involving litigation in multiple jurisdictions.

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