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Alex Mok

Alex Mok

Associate

Direct: +852 2675 2161 | Mobile: +852 9661 1609 | alex.hy.mok@eylaw.com.hk

Principal areas of practice

Alex’s practice focuses on assisting international corporations, banks, financial institutions and high net worth individuals in international and domestic complex commercial litigation and arbitration in a broad range of areas, such as shareholder disputes, joint venture disputes, contractual disputes and corporate governance. He also assisted in regulatory investigations and compliance matters in a broad range of areas, such as anti-bribery and corruption and anti-money laundering.

Alex is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Admission

  • Hong Kong

Accolades

  • Individual Gold Award in Pro Bono and Community Services by The Law Society of Hong Kong, 2019-2021

Experience and representative matters

Alex has been involved in the following representative matters:

Dispute resolution

  • Hong Kong High Court proceedings for the executive directors of a Hong Kong listed company in defending a derivative action commenced by a shareholder in relation to an alleged breach of director’s duties
  • Hong Kong High Court proceedings for a leading multinational corporation in the automotive industry in defending claims for damages
  • A joint venture partners’ dispute for a multi-national company in relation to the promotion and distribution of products in Mainland China
  • A HKIAC arbitration (for various Mainland Chinese sellers against a listed company for a claim for damages concerning the sale of mobile gaming business
  • Two HKIAC arbitrations and a related Hong Kong High Court action for a Mainland China company concerning a joint venture partners’ dispute
  • A SIAC arbitration for two individuals in claim for damages arising under a share purchase agreement against a NASDAQ-listed company
  • Hong Kong High Court proceedings for an individual in pursuing claims in Hong Kong in respect of a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of land in Mainland China
  • A shareholders’ dispute for two individuals, involving making injunction applications and applying for a just and equitable winding-up of the company
  • Hong Kong High Court proceedings for various companies in defending potential claims commenced by the liquidators of a Hong Kong company relating to the alleged reorganization and divesting transactions prior to liquidation
  • Various Hong Kong High Court proceedings for a co-executor of an estate of a prominent ultra high net worth tycoon in both contentious litigations and in the administration of the vast estate

Compliance and investigations

  • An international law firm on making a suspicious transaction report
  • A major British bank on its obligation to report suspicious transactions in Hong Kong
  • An international event solutions provider on the competition and anti-bribery and corruption regimes in Hong Kong
  • A major global bank in relation to the regulatory regimes in Hong Kong under the Banking Ordinance and the Securities and Futures Ordinance
  • A former employee of an international bank in a Hong Kong Monetary Authority investigation concerning mis-selling of insurance products by the bank

Includes matters handled prior to joining LC Lawyers LLP

Education

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Bachelor of Law, First class honours
2021 Individual Gold Award -MOK Ho Yin- by The Law Society of Hong Kong
2020 Individual Gold Award -MOK Ho Yin- by The Law Society of Hong Kong

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