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Asia Disputes & Restructuring

The Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group (“ADRG”) provides Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands litigation advice to clients in the Far East. The ADRG ensures clients have access to fully coordinated litigation advice and services provided by a seamless and comprehensive team across jurisdictions and time zones – a unique offering in the offshore world.


Globally, Conyers’ dispute practice is one of the largest and most experienced of any offshore law firm. The team comprises over 25 advocates, ranging from junior lawyers to the most senior advocates in their jurisdictions, many of which have appeared in cases before the courts including appellate courts and the Privy Council.

The ADRG team builds on this position through the leadership of senior advocate Nigel Meeson, QC. Based in Hong Kong, and connected to our existing multi-lingual (English and Chinese speakers) practitioners in the region, the ADRG integrates the most experienced and highest rated partner-led teams in Asia, Bermuda, BVI and Cayman. Our advocates in these jurisdictions are leaders in their fields, recognised by all leading independent directories. Adding greater depth and range of expertise to the region ensures clients receive comprehensive, reliable and thorough advice.


  • Dispute Resolution: Conyers has acted on global multi-billion dollar disputes and has acted for various banks, listed companies, private equity funds, liquidators, private companies and individual shareholders in their disputes involving offshore vehicles. In addition, we act for trustees, protectors and beneficiaries in substantial trust disputes.
  • Insolvency & Restructuring: Clients include investment funds, creditors, shareholders, high net worth individuals, FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies and most of the large onshore legal and accounting practices and restructuring & insolvency firms in leading financial centres around the world, as well as working with liquidators on some of the largest liquidations in the region.

Norman Hau

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9548
Mobile  +852 6469 3363

Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1113

Richard G. Evans

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115

Alex Potts QC
Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Litigation & Restructuring

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7394

Paul Smith
Partner and Commercial Litigation Advocate

Bermuda   +1 441 278 8001

Anna Lin

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9591
Mobile  +852 6469 3381

Emily So

Hong Kong   +852 2842 9519
Mobile  +852 6469 3384

Jonathon Milne

Cayman Islands   +1 345 814 7797
Mobile  +1 345 925 2952