Alex Mok

Alex Mok

Associate

Alex Mok, an Associate of LC Lawyers LLP, advises on dispute resolution and compliance and investigations.

Principal areas of practice

Dispute resolution

Compliance and investigations

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

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

Education

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, Bachelor of Law, First class honours

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