Vicky Lord and Ian Mann named A-List lawyers by China Business Law Journal
Harneys is delighted to announce that China Business Law Journal has named Vicky Lord, Shanghai Managing Partner; and Ian Mann, Asia Managing Partner on their A-List 2021 as two of China’s Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign lawyers), for the second and third year respectively.
The A-List identifies the top 100 elite foreign lawyers for the Chinese market across mainland China and Hong Kong and is based on extensive research conducted by China Business Law Journal. Elite lawyers are selected from the nominations of professionals at a wide range of Chinese and international companies, law firms and other organisations.
Vicky is a highly regarded litigator who consistently receives accolades from directories and award bodies, in recognition of her expertise and significant wins for clients. She often acts as a litigator in ultra-high-value, high-profile BVI and Cayman commercial disputes with cross-border elements. She has assisted clients with overturning injunctions in the BVI, helping secure domestic PRC listings in contentious scenarios and securing asset recoveries for some of China’s leading financial institutions, blue-chip listed companies and ultra-high net worth individuals.
Ian is a leading offshore litigator who specialises in restructuring, insolvency, shareholder disputes and contentious trusts. He is a regular presenter to judicial, professional and academic bodies and is often asked to provide expert opinions on offshore law to various tribunals. Ian is a co-author of both of the leading offshore textbooks on British Virgin Islands Commercial Law and Bermuda Commercial Law and is a contributor to The Offshore Litigation Blog.
Harneys has been at the forefront of the development of offshore jurisprudence for decades and has been involved in the most significant global disputes, winning keynote victories for its clients and often helping to shape the law. Offshore litigation, insolvency and asset recovery are core areas of specialisation, with teams spanning Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, the BVI, Cayman, Luxembourg, London, and Cyprus. The firm provides clear, timely and innovative solutions for clients in complex multi-jurisdictional disputes.