CHLOE MA

PARTNER

OVERVIEW

Chloe was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2007. She graduated from The University of Hong Kong and obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) in 2004 and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) in 2005. Chloe was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising) in 2008 and is currently an accredited mediator.

 

Chloe has extensive experience in general dispute resolution matters and focuses on commercial, insolvency, banking, and professional negligence litigation. She has acted for many leading liquidators in Hong Kong in various insolvency matters involving parallel proceedings in different jurisdictions. She has also represented bank clients in litigation cases involving sophisticated investment products.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS
  • Advising and acting for provisional liquidators/liquidators of listed companies for making applications to the Court for:- (i) sanction to implement schemes of arrangements between the creditors and the companies under s.670 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622); (ii) recognition of the appointment and powers of foreign provisional liquidators/ liquidators appointed by the court of the place of incorporation; (iii) avoidance of dispositions of property under s.182 of the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32) (“CWUMPO”); (iv) setting aside undervalued transaction or unfair preference under s.265D and 266 of CWUMPO; (v) orders for oral examination of directors and production of documents under s.286B of CWUMPO.

  • Advising and acting for listed companies/their provisional liquidators of listed companies for making applications to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for resumptions of trading of shares.

  • Acting for liquidators to pursue audit negligence claims against former auditors and former directors of companies in liquidation.

  • Acting for international audit firms in defending audit negligence claims.

  • Acting for the international banks in litigation against individuals involving sophisticated investment products.

  • Acting for clients in the investigations and enquiries conducted by the Securities and Futures Commission.