Location: Hong Kong
Contract Type: Full-time
Closing Date: 30 April 2019
Walkers is internationally recognised as having one of the premier offshore insolvency, restructuring and dispute resolution practices, and is looking to expand its team in Hong Kong by recruiting a senior insolvency and dispute resolution lawyer to work on a diverse spectrum of work, with a focus on Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands related restructuring and insolvency issues.
In addition, the individual will be required to support/manage lawyers within the Asia and Middle East region advising on all forms of dispute resolution (including shareholder and general corporate disputes), complex restructurings, contentious and non-contentious insolvencies and distressed situations, advising minority shareholders, trustees, stakeholders, creditors, debtors, private equity and hedge funds, and insolvency practitioners on a wide range of litigation and insolvency related matters. corporate governance matters.
While the underlying objective is to add strength in depth to the Hong Kong team through the hire of an established senior lawyer with an existing book of business, there are also succession considerations and as such this is a great opportunity for successful candidate to leverage off the firm's existing relationships.