Amy is a Senior Associate of the Projects, Engineering and Construction practice of the Hong Kong office of Hogan Lovells. She focuses her practice on construction arbitration and litigation.
Amy handles an extensive range of construction related arbitration and litigation as well as other commercial disputes. Her arbitration experience includes both domestic and international arbitration. Clients she has represented include local developers, multinational corporations, listed companies in Hong Kong and overseas, funds as well as high net-worth individuals.
Amy is a committee member of the arbitration committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong and has a number of publications on arbitration and dispute resolution in Hong Kong. She is the lead author of a series of online practitioners' notes for Lexis Nexis, including "State immunity-Hong Kong" and "HKIAC arbitrations 2013". She is also a co-author of "Practitioner's Guide to International Arbitration" (to be published by C. H. Beck in 2015).
Amy speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Her experience includes:
Acting for a major local developer in respect of a major potential claim against a main contractor in respect of building defects and delay in the construction of a residential development in Hong Kong.
Acting for a major local developer in an arbitration involving breach of contract in relation to delays and calculation of liquidated damages.
Advising local and international contractors and developers on various issues in relation to extension of time, disputes of jurisdictions, "pay when paid" clauses.
Acting for a casino in Macau settling disputes involving construction matters for the casino/hotel projects.
Acting for an international construction company defending claims in Hong Kong and the Philippines, involving breach of contract allegations in relation to a construction project in the Philippines.
Advising in an arbitration involving high value disputes between a contractor (formed by a joint venture of international and local companies) and a Hong Kong government department, in relation to a major infrastructure project in Hong Kong.
Areas of focus:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
EducationUniversity of Hong Kong: LLB (First Class Hons)University of Cambridge: LLM (Hons)
MembershipsLaw Society of Hong KongLaw Society of England & WalesOxford & Cambridge Society of Hong Kong
QualificationSolicitor, Hong Kong (2006)Solicitor, England & Wales (2011)