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It is the people that make a law firm.

Jonathan Midgley,
Senior Partner

We’ve learned a lot and come a long way.

We are Haldanes

An eventful four-decades and more.

We’ve been doing this since 1975, and we’re good at it.


It’s all about caring

Really trying to understand the people who come to us for help. It’s something we’ve kept at the forefront of everything we do as a law firm and as lawyers. Read our story.


Recognition

Jonathan Midgley

“An outstanding lawyer of excellent reputation.”

“Charismatic and masterful in steering and focusing legal teams to develop and advocate the strongest points for his clients.”

Geoffrey Booth

“A great lawyer and ADR expert”

“A very active and well-known name especially in commercial mediations.”

“One of the founders of mediation in Hong Kong.”

John McLellan

“Incredible attention to detail and passionate advocacy for his clients.”

Felix Ng

“Besides his exceptional professionalism, Ng is compassionate, empathetic and attentive … gave me the needed trust and confidence throughout the entire process and made this unbearable investigation a lot more bearable.”

Andrew Powner

“Andrew is an excellent operator.”

“He has excellent client handling skills.”

“Andrew is calm and unruffled under pressure.”

Paul Wang

“Paul effortlessly understands the culture of multiple jurisdictions, enabling his clients to be sure they have the best representation in what may not be their home jurisdiction.”

“Paul is an experienced criminal lawyer who considers from the client’s perspective. Paul provides high-quality succinct advice to the client.”

“They are really professional, and always focus on the big picture.”

“I am appreciative of the firm’s team and the lawyers’ ability to steer me in the right direction each time and to come up with innovative ideas to try and negotiate and tie up the case.”

“Haldanes has expert knowledge in all areas of family law. They are a first-rate firm who are excellent at advising their clients, preparing the case and navigating it through the courts.”

Elsie Liu

“She is very experienced with complicated and high-conflict divorces. She always advocates for the best interest for her clients and their children. She provides all detailed care and services to connect me to other expert professional counsels in all areas. She truly has a deep passion for her clients.”

Elsie Liu

“Elsie is very kind-hearted and very understanding. She is the one that listens and is able to give advice. I feel very comfortable when working with Elsie.”

Elsie Liu

“Came up with innovative solutions to the problems I encountered … also spent time to explain the process which other lawyers I encountered did not.”

Anita Leung

“Responsive, thoughtful.”

“Tackled the case skilfully.”

Patricia Liu

“Both on top of the details and strategically brilliant … fantastic in communicating with clients and advising them on how to get the best outcome in proceedings.”

Elaine Sum

“She understands my needs and concerns, and gives me truthful advice even if the outcome will minimise her financial gain. Elaine is very patient and good in explaining complex and legal matters in a way that is easier for me to understand.”

Xenia Lo

“I wish to thank you for your professionalism and your consistently timely replies to my emails. It made a long and complicated job as Executor just that bit easier.”

Xenia Lo

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your efforts in sorting out the estate of my late husband & is my pleasure to meet you. All the best to your near future.”

Paul Wang

“Paul Wang was born and raised in the PRC and is a native Mandarin speaker. He is intelligent and intuitive with a positive, cheerful and outgoing personality. He provides a strong and safe link across the border for those in need of help on the other side. He is warm and caring towards even difficult clients and inspires their trust and confidence. He leads his team with good humour, but is forceful when the need arises.”

Who’s Who Legal 2023 – Telecoms, Media & Entertainment – Hong Kong (Recommended)

John McLellan

The China Business Law Journal – The A-List (Visionary) 2024

Andrew Powner

Who’s Who Legal 2023 – Business Crime Defence – Corporates (Recommended)

Paul Wang

Who’s Who Legal 2023 – Business Crime Defence & Investigation – Mainland China & Hong Kong (Recommended)

Paul Wang

Who’s Who Legal 2023 – Commercial Mediation (Recommended)

Geoffrey Booth

Who’s Who Legal 2023 – Global Investigations Review – Business Crime Defence – Corporates (Recommended)

Geoffrey Booth

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