Ernest Bickley is a Legal Manager in the Hong Kong office. He joined the Asia Disputes & Restructuring Group (ADRG) in 2021.

Ernest specializes in a broad range of contentious matters, with a particular focus on commercial litigation and restructuring and insolvency claims.


  • Acted for the Plaintiff in Wing Lung Bank v Luk Wing Yan [2021] HKCFI 279 – a $30 million HKD claim against a Hong Kong retail bank for fraud, negligence and vicarious liability.
  • Acted for a major international mobile internet network company in its application for an injunction restraining the presentation of a winding-up petition in the Cayman Islands.
  • Advised a creditor on cross-border winding-up and enforcement of security against two Cayman Islands companies with assets located in Japan.
  • Advised on the final distribution, voluntary liquidation and strike-off of the Lone Alpha Capital Management Master Fund holding entities in the Cayman Islands.
  • Appeared in the Hong Kong Lands Tribunal on behalf of a local charity in a dispute over its business premises.


Professional Background

  • Mini-pupil, Andrew Liao SC’s Chambers (6-months)


  • Law LLB, St. Aidan’s College, Durham University, 2020

Bar Admissions

  • British Virgin Islands, Solicitor, 2024
  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 2023


  • Member, HK45
  • Member, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)


  • English
  • Cantonese