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

 
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.

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

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

“Mark Johnson of Debevoise & Plimpton is ‘very well respected and very prominent’ in the financial services regulatory field and is singled out by sources for his considerable expertise in regulatory investigations. He is also well placed to advise on commercial litigation and cybersecurity matters. Clients call him a ‘very practical, commercial guy.’”

“Technically extremely sound but also highly pragmatic. He is very practical in his approach and views. He is clear in his advice and, most importantly, very responsive and never fails to deliver as promised.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2018-2019

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

Client Highlights

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.

Recognition

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 in Hong Kong.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2019

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