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CRIMINAL LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2017
18th consecutive year: 2000 - 2017

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CRIMINAL LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2017

18th consecutive year: 2000 - 2017




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Oct 2018 - Haldanes is recommended by Who's Who Legal - Business Crime Defence 2018

Our partners Jonathan Midgley, Andrew Powner and Felix Ng are recommended as business crime defence experts for another year in Who's Who Legal - Business Crime Defence 2018.

In particular, Andrew Powner and Felix Ng are the only two practitioners who are chosen as “Global Elite Thought Leaders” in the Asia-Pacific region.



Sep 2018 - Provisional Liquidators’ role and powers clarified - China Solar Energy Holdings Limited...

The Court of Appeal held in Re Legend International Resorts [2006] 2 HKLRD 192 that the ‘primary purpose of appointing provisional liquidators must always be the purposes of the winding-up’, not for the purposes of avoiding the winding-up, and that ‘restructuring a company is an alternative to a winding up’.


These statements cast doubt on whether and the extent to which provisional liquidators are allowed to carry out restructuring, which would have the effect of preserving and extending the life of a company and thus preventing winding-up.


In China Solar, the Court of First Inst...