Norman Hau is a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Conyers Dill & Pearman. Norman joined Conyers in 2012 from the dispute resolution team of a magic circle firm.
Norman is a seasoned commercial litigator with extensive experience in restructuring and insolvency matters and shareholders disputes in Hong Kong, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands. Norman is a fluent English, Cantonese and Putonghua speaker.
Norman has acted for listed companies, liquidators, private equity houses, fund managers, and high net worth individuals in their contentious matters involving offshore laws. Norman is highly regarded by his clients and peers for his legal skills, commerciality and strategic mindset demonstrated in complex commercial disputes, insolvency and restructuring cases and asset tracing matters, having been recognised in the 2018 Edition of Legal 500 for his “great client management and general litigation strategy” and his ability to provide “sensible and commercial advice”.
Norman has also been recognised in the 2020 Edition of IFLR1000. A client commented that Norman is “highly experienced and maintains good relationships with clients. He can provide pragmatic and innovative solutions to tackle problems and, at the same time, has strong technical skills at his feet. He is also able to understand the required work and provide a cost effective quotation to suit a client’s needs.” Another client added Norman is “efficient and willing to listen.”
9 Sep 2020
Shanda Games in the Privy Council: the beginning of the end of share appraisal litigation involving Cayman Islands companies, or just the end of the beginning?
Appeal | Dissenting Shareholders | Shareholder Disputes
18 Aug 2020
Undue Influence: Clarification of the Requirements on Lenders
20 Jul 2020
A Seismic Shift to Certainty: “Substratum” and the Proper Construction of Trust Deeds
Appeal | Validity of Trust Deed