Vanessa joined Haldanes as a trainee solicitor in 2018. After qualifying as a solicitor in 2020, she focuses on criminal defence and regulatory work, with particular focus on white-collar crimes and financial regulations including market misconduct, money laundering and corruption cases.
Vanessa has experience in handling a broad spectrum of criminal and regulatory investigations by various Hong Kong enforcement agencies, including the Hong Kong Police Force, the Customs & Excise Department (C&E), the Securities and Future Commission (SFC), the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK), the Insurance Authority (IA) and the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).
Prior to working in Haldanes, Vanessa worked as a management trainee and a risk and compliance manager in a renowned commercial bank for 8 years.
Vanessa is a co-author of the followings:
- Hong Kong chapter of “ICLG: Business Crime 2021” (11th edition) published by International Comparative Legal Guides
- Hong Kong chapter of “Doing Business in Hong Kong″ in 2020, published by LexisNexis
- Hong Kong chapter of “Lex GTDT Government Investigations 2021” published by Lexology