Harneys has announced that Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency Partner Vicky Lord has been appointed Managing Partner of the firm’s Shanghai office.
Vicky joined the firm in 2014 and has a wide breadth of experience as a litigator in the most complex, high-value, high-profile commercial offshore disputes with cross-border elements. As a practising barrister, she plays an instrumental role advising on shareholder disputes, insolvency, enforcement and commercial litigation matters and has considerable experience advising on contentious trust matters.
Vicky’s client base includes the world's best-known financial institutions, blue-chip listed companies and ultra-high net worth individuals. Moreover, she has extensive experience acting for trustees, beneficiaries and third parties across a range of complex disputes. She is a trusted advisor to Chinese clients dealing with large and complex British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands cases and is recognised in Who’s Who Legal 2019 as a Global Thought Leader in asset tracing. Clients say Vicky is an “an exceptional tactician” who “goes above and beyond to secure the best results” for them.
Ian Mann, Asia Managing Partner, commented: “Vicky is an accomplished lawyer and has contributed greatly to our success within the Asian market, particularly by expanding our offering in China. She is well-equipped for this role and I have no doubt that our success in Shanghai will continue to grow under her leadership.”
Harneys’ network is the largest among offshore law firms in Asia, and operates in mainland China under Aristodemou Loizides Yiolitis LLC, Shanghai Representative Office, a member of the Harneys Group. Harneys is the first offshore law firm with a full-service legal team on the ground in China with a commitment to absolute quality, unparalleled responsiveness, and client service.