Laracy & Co.

The firm acts for corporate entities (including publicly listed companies, SME’s) and also private client across a diverse range of industry sectors.

The work we undertake includes:

Advising in relation to misrepresentation and breach of contract claims, including breaches of finance, loan, and security agreements, sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, consultancy agreements, employment agreements, and partnership agreements;
Advising in relation to tortious claims, including claims asserting negligence, deceit, defamation, passing off, and conversion;
Advising in relation to breach of trust claims and allegations of fraud, including claims for wrongful alienation of shares and assets, claims for an account of profits, other equitable remedies including injunctions, tracing, and restitution;
Advising regarding insolvency and company liquidations, including preemptive protective measures for creditors;
Advising regarding interim relief applications including interim injunctions, Mareva Injunctions, Anton Piller Orders, appointment of provisional liquidators;
Advising regarding enforcement of Judgments, Orders, and arbitration Awards in Hong Kong and in the PRC.
Advising lender group on onshore and offshore security enforcement options and related claims following a payment default relating to the US$600 million debt obligations of a major PRC property group and its Chairman including taking legal and operational control of onshore subsidiaries.
Advising bondholder group on security enforcement and litigation options in multiple jurisdictions following a payment default
Advising US private equity fund with regard to protective remedies arising from a substantial shareholders dispute.
Advising US hedge fund on claims against the former directors of a PRC security services group arising from misrepresentations in subscription offer documents and improper use of company funds.
Advising financial services company with regard to the fraudulent removal of substantial funds placed in an escrow account with a major US law firm.
Advising US regulator on common law insolvency recognition issues and claims for interim relief under section 21M of the High Court Ordinance (Cap 4) to secure assets for the benefit of investors defrauded under a global investment scheme.
Advising the Provisional Liquidators of one of Hong Kong’s largest motor insurers.
Advising the Liquidators of Hong Kong’s largest local stockbroker and related margin financing company.

Our network of contacts also enables us to introduce clients to foreign lawyers and experts if foreign legal advice or assistance is required in connection with Hong Kong legal proceedings, or if measures need to be taken outside Hong Kong.