Offshore law firm Harneys has recruited litigator Calvin Chow as a partner in Hong Kong from local firm PC Woo & Co. This marks Harneys’ first lateral partner hire in the city since 2021.

Chow advises clients across Greater China, including the PRC, on cases spanning shareholder disputes, insolvency matters, family disputes, claims involving fraud and funds disputes. He joined PC Woo in 2008, prior to which he worked as a software engineer and trader.

His addition means Harneys now has 11 partners in Hong Kong, including funds lawyer Yucheng Fan, who joined from rival Maples in 2021. Last year, the office lost disputes partner Andrew Chin to local firm Gallant and consultant Lorinda Peasland to Appleby.



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