Joseph acted for clients in a number of complex and high value disputes amongst members of prominent Chinese families with substantial assets. These cases generated litigations over numerous issues in connection with for example the estate of the patriot of the family, discretionary trusts set up for the family members and/or shareholders disputes over family group of companies
Advised a senior executive in one of the most high profile corruption cases in Hong Kong that was tried by jury in the High Court for over 6 months
Represented a Fortune 500 technology company in a very complex disputes over the implementation of an IT solution. The case involves highly technical issues and a very substantial amount of documents.
Acted for a multinational petrol company in a High Court trial over an investment dispute
Acted for an ex-senior executive of an American multinational financial services corporation in one of the biggest insider dealing cases in Hong Kong dealing with criminal prosecution and related civil proceedings.
Represented a banking client in an action against an international investment bank and others over the subscription of shares in a public listed company.
Represented a bank in dealing with credit card fraud case.
Dealt with a number of mis-selling cases involving complaints by bank’s customers, investigations by Regulators and internal compliance department as well as litigation to recover loss.
Acted for a number of banks in a large scale investigations by the SFC and HKMA in connection with the sale of mini-bonds.
Handled a number of cross border disputes, including acting for a listed company on a joint venture disputes in China, acting for a Hong Kong party in a High Court litigation in relation to a joint venture disputes over a property project in China, dealing with CIETAC Arbitration, PRC court proceedings and asset preservation orders in the PRC.
Acted for PRC clients in a dispute with a public listed company in Hong Kong over certain share options.
Represented a multi-national company in High Court trial in connection with a large scale employment disputes with former senior executives.
Over the years, Joseph represented main parties in high profile public inquiries in Hong Kong dealing with the inquiry itself and the related public relation issues.
Joseph also helped US firms in dealing with US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations.
Handled a wide range of contentious insolvency matters including cases involving one of the biggest department stores and one of the oldest construction companies in Hong Kong.