Arbitration of China aviation disputes
18 Nov 2020
The Mainland Chinese domestic aviation market has been one of the quickest to bounce back from the pandemic. How in this climate, the geo-political new normal, to resolve Mainland Chinese-related aviation disputes?
Jun Wang to present international arbitration webinar to Mainland lawyers in South China’s economic powerhouse
10 Nov 2020
On 21 November 2020 Jun Wang will be presenting a webinar on contract interpretation in international arbitration organised by the Fujian (Hokkien) Provincial Lawyers Association and Xiamen Municipal Lawyers Association.
FitzGerald Lawyers to deliver startup clinic at CVCF 2020
27 Oct 2020
FitzGerald Lawyers have been invited to participate in Start-Up Clinic at Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020, one of the region's leading tech venturing conferences.
FitzGerald Lawyers boosts international arbitration practice with senior consultant hire
03 Oct 2020
FitzGerald Lawyers welcome Jun Wang, an experienced arbitration counsel and arbitrator focused on Asia. He is active in the region’s leading arbitration hubs in infrastructure, energy and commercial disputes. Before joining FitzGerald Lawyers Jun was the Deputy Registrar of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and worked at leading international law firms Orrick in Hong Kong and Dentons in Shanghai.
Aircraft redelivery 2020 - what can possibly go wrong?
29 Sep 2020
Aircraft redelivery has become an increasingly fertile breeding ground for disputes between lessors and lessees. The sums involved can be significant. Aircraft engines, airframe and component parts are complex marvels of engineering that require careful routine maintenance. Engine borescope examinations do not come cheap. Keeping technical records up to date can be onerous. Lessors and lessees should carefully consider issues around aircraft redelivery when negotiating a lease to avoid turbulence.
COVID-19 and PPE fraud – a Hong Kong perspective
10 Sep 2020
It will come as little surprise that since the start of 2020 there has been unprecedented demand across the globe for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – in particular for disposable face masks, gloves and surgical gowns. At the outset of the pandemic, these items were needed to supply and protect front-line health workers. Of late there has been wider demand from the public at large as the pandemic spreads. Unfortunately, opportunists see these events as a chance to cash in and profit from people’s anxieties.
FitzGerald Lawyers takes off with aviation insider
01 Sep 2020
Peter McCullough is an experienced aviation lawyer ex Pillsbury and Holman Fenwick Willan and joins FitzGerald Lawyers to develop its aviation practice at this critical juncture for the industry. Amid all the chaos and disruption there is need for level-headed, pragmatic advice to manage risks/enforce rights and take advantage of opportunities to build new ventures and do business differently.
Corporate lawyer John Koh joins FitzGerald Lawyers
06 Aug 2020
John Koh joins FitzGerald Lawyers as corporate/commercial partner with a focus on technology. John previously worked as a partner at Bird & Bird and Osborne Clarke in Hong Kong.
Benchmark Litigation rates FitzGerald Lawyers
29 May 2020
Benchmark Litigation ranks FitzGerald Lawyers as a notable Hong Kong domestic firm (commercial and transactions) for 2020.
Darren FitzGerald appointed Visiting Professor in international arbitration at Australian National University
04 Mar 2020
Managing partner and head of international arbitration, Darren FitzGerald, has been appointed by the Dean of Law, Australian National University, as Visiting Professor in international arbitration.