Janie Wong

Partner


Direct +852 2803 3797
Mobile +852 6201 1312
Fax +852 2803 3608
Email [email protected]


Jurisdictions England and Wales
Hong Kong
Languages English, Cantonese

Practice Areas

Profile

Janie focuses her practice on international arbitration, complex commercial litigation and cross-border investigations with an emphasis on Asia. She represents clients in a range of contentious matters including those relating to cross-border fraud, enforcement of arbitral awards and judgments, insolvency, intellectual property rights, M&A deals, private equity investments, product liability, professional negligence and shareholders' disputes. She also counsels clients on regulatory compliance, bribery and/or corruption issues and assists with pre-acquisition due diligence. Most recently, she has been acting for liquidators in a US$11 billion restructuring of a China-state-linked group.

 

Janie has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal in the category of Litigation – Future Leaders – Partners in 2020 and 2021.  She is among the lawyers, in-house investigators, prosecutors and academics from the international investigations community profiled by Global Investigation Review in its “Women in Investigations 2021” survey.

 

Janie is a member of the Hong Kong Law Society Arbitration Committee.

Experience

2022 Howse Williams
2018 Addleshaw Goddard (Hong Kong) LLP
2016 Dechert LLP
2008 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
2004 Tanner De Witt

Education

2019 International Diploma in Governance Risk and Compliance, International Compliance Association (in association with the University of Manchester)
2004 Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong
2003 Bachelor of Laws, University of Hong Kong
2002 Bachelor of Business Administration (Law), University of Hong Kong
2001 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Queen’s University, Canada

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

2007 England and Wales
2006 Hong Kong