26 ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS – AUGUST 2023 WWW.LEGALBUSINESSONLINE.COM ASIA TOP 10 OFFSHORE LITIGATORS 2023 JUSTIN DAVIS partner, Ogier, Hong Kong Justin Davis joined Ogier in 2020 as a partner, contributing his expertise to the dispute resolution and restructuring and corporate recovery team in Hong Kong. He has an impressive legal background and extensive experience across various jurisdictions, making him a sought-after lawyer for complex, high-value, multi-jurisdictional commercial and corporate litigation, shareholder disputes, and insolvency matters. Before joining Ogier, Davis worked with other leading offshore law firms in the British Virgin Islands. During his time, he regularly appeared in the British Virgin Islands Commercial Court and the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal, where he handled various significant cases. Before this, Davis was a barrister for 14 years at a leading set of chambers in London, where he primarily focused on cases in the Chancery and Commercial Divisions of the English High Court and the Court of Appeal Davis is a skilled litigation professional with extensive experience handling complex cases related to cryptocurrency hedge funds and exchanges, global restructuring processes, and high-value shareholder disputes. He represents the joint liquidators of Three Arrows Capital, playing a pivotal role in restructuring two BVI companies for Tsinghua Unigroup PRC, and acting on behalf of the joint liquidators of FTX, which was formerly one of the largest global cryptocurrency exchanges. He is a distinguished litigator and has worked with many prominent clients, including Teneo, EY, PwC, KWM, Fangda, Winston & Strawn and DLA Piper. Davis is widely recognised for his reputation as a reliable and trusted legal advisor. His practice involves obtaining and opposing freezing injunctions, asset disclosure orders, receivership orders, antisuit injunctions, winding up orders, and asset enforcement orders. Davis’ extensive experience in these matters demonstrates his ability to navigate complex legal issues with precision and skill. EDWIN GOMEZ counsel, Ogier, Hong Kong Edwin Gomez serves as counsel of the Hong Kong dispute resolution, restructuring, and corporate recovery teams at Ogier. He has been with the firm for over six years, having joined in 2016 when the dispute resolution practice was launched in Hong Kong. Due to his commitment and expertise, he was promoted to senior associate in 2019 and counsel in 2021, reflecting his contributions to the team’s success. Gomez specialises in the Cayman Islands and BVI laws, having been admitted to practice in 2012 and 2021, respectively. He has gained expertise and extensive knowledge through more than four years of practicing on-site in the Cayman Islands. His proficiency in complex legal matters is exemplified by his work as Cayman counsel FamilyMart China in connection with its shareholding in China CVS (Cayman Islands). This case involves high-stakes inspectorship proceedings and a petition to wind up CCH on just and equitable grounds, with significant implications on the interplay between arbitration clauses and winding-up proceedings in the Cayman Islands. Gomez has also represented the Bank of China (Hong Kong), Fubon Bank (Hong Kong), and PwC in noteworthy liquidation proceedings before the Grand Court and the Cayman Court of Appeal. Gomez is renowned for excellence and has been entrusted with key clients such as Family Mart China, Itochu, PwC, and Grant Thornton. He has been instrumental in facilitating complex commercial litigation matters for these esteemed clients. Before joining Ogier, Gomez was a partner in a boutique commercial litigation practice in London. He later moved to the Cayman Islands to practice with a top-ranked firm in 2012. Gomez has maintained a significant nexus between his Cayman law practice and Hong Kong throughout his career. JEREMY LIGHTFOOT partner, Carey Olsen, Hong Kong Jeremy Lightfoot is a well-known legal expert in Hong Kong, taking charge of the dispute resolution and litigation practice at Carey Olsen since 2020. Lightfoot is an accomplished professional with a wealth of experience across various jurisdictions, praised for ASIA TOP 10 OFFSHORE LITIGATORS 2023 As in other years, ALB showcases the exceptional work of offshore law firm dispute practitioners who have successfully handled significant cases and exceeded client expectations. The full list is arranged alphabetically, and some lawyers have been profiled. LIST BY ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS, TEXT BY BINGQING WANG