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Timothy W. Blakely

Managing Partner, Hong Kong | Hong Kong

Clients value the global perspective that we bring to helping them tackle their sensitive contentious matters and high-stakes disputes.



Represented a leading PRC-listed Chinese appliance manufacturer in HKIAC arbitration arising out of long-term distribution contract with Israeli company.

Represented a Fortune 100 financial services company in Hong Kong and PRC court proceedings concerning challenges to an ICC arbitration award in US$500 million dispute.

Represented Chinese investors in international dispute over ownership of China real estate project, with ongoing legal proceedings in the Caribbean, Hong Kong, and China.

Represented Hong Kong and Chinese investors in insider trading litigation being prosecuted by the SEC in the Southern District of New York.

Represented JDSU and former executives in In re JDSU Securities Litigation (N.D. Cal.). Obtained a complete jury defense verdict on behalf of JDSU and three former executives in a class action seeking $20 billion for alleged securities fraud and illegal insider trading.

Represented a Fortune 500 company in internal investigation of potential FCPA-related issues related to transaction with Chinese SOE.

Represented a Hong Kong-based investment fund in Hong Kong SFC investigation into alleged violations of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

Represented a U.S.-listed Chinese company in SEC and DOJ investigations involving allegations of fraud and other potential violations of U.S. securities laws.

Represented a Fortune 500 corporation in internal investigation of whistleblower allegations of corruption in China and Hong Kong.

Represented a Hong Kong-listed Chinese company in internal investigation of potential violations of listing rules and policies concerning insider dealing.

Ranked: Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms)

Chambers Global 2023