何禄赞 大律师

  • 牛津大学法律学士
  • 牛津大学法律硕士
  • 剑桥大学法律硕士
  • 纽约大学法律硕士

执业年份

  • 2018 (香港大律师)
  • 2017-2018 (香港事务律师)
  • 2002 (英格兰和威尔士律师)
  • 2002 (纽约州律师)

专业范畴

银行业务
金融业务

个人简历

何禄赞大律师擅长处理公司破产及重组事宜,尤其以跨境争议为执业重点。他因高水准的法律专业能力闻名于多个司法管辖区,并且经常为包含复杂法律事宜的交易提供法律意见。

在成为大律师之前,何大律师曾在富而德律师事务所伦敦及香港办事处担任事务律师超过15年, 并曾为亚洲区重组及清盘业务主管。

何大律师曾为以下事宜提供法律意见:

  • 上海华信国际集团在香港的跨境破产援助 – 首个香港与内地跨境破产合作
  • 深圳市年富供应链有限公司跨境清盘协助 – 香港法院第二次与内地之间就跨境清盘问题进行合作
  • 中国旭光高新材料集团有限公司 – 首个被报道的在内地法律框架下执行香港债务计划的案例
  • 上海华信集团(香港)的破产管理和清算
  • 中国兴业太阳能技术控股有限公司的债务重组
  • 香港建屋贷款的债务重组
  • 亚洲今日的临时清盘
  • 宝威控股的临时清盘
  • 优源国际控股的临时清盘
  • 金诚控股的临时清盘
  • 中国城市建设控股25亿人民币债券违约
  • 中国山水水泥集团债券违约
  • 亚洲电视债务重组计划执行
  • 冰岛Kaupthing银行集团破产执行管理
  • 诸多与雷曼兄弟相关的诉讼,包括有关盈余资产优先权的方案

 

此外,何大律师亦出版过关于破产事宜的著作并在国际范围内被广泛引用,包括香港高等法院、英国最高法院、英国上诉庭、英国高等法院、美国破产庭、新加坡上诉庭、新加坡高等法院、澳大利亚联邦法院、新西兰高等法院以及英国马恩岛法院。

何大律师获2019年办Who’s Who Legal(重组及破产法)评选为全球领袖,他是唯一荣登Who’s Who Legal(重组及清盘法)的香港大律师。

  • 国际破产学会亚洲地区委员会联名主席
  • 公司与破产法协会联合创始人
  • Re Shenzhen Everich Supply Chain Co Ltd [2020] HKCFI 965. Cross-border - recognition of PRC liquidation
  • Re Chase On Development Ltd [2020] HKCFI 629. Liquidation - adjournment of winding-up petition
  • Re Joint and Several Provisional Liquidators of China Oil Gangran Energy Group Holdings Ltd [2020] HKCFI 825. Cross-border - recognition of Cayman soft-touch provisional liquidation
  • Re Asia Today Limited (HCCW 76/2020, 27 March 2020). Provisional liquidation - appointment of provisional liquidators
  • Re China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Ltd [2020] HKCFI 467. Scheme of arrangement - debt restructuring
  • Re China Lumena New Materials Corp [2020] HKCFI 338. Scheme of arrangement  - debt restructuring
  • Re CEFC Shanghai International Group Limited [2020] HKCFI 167; [2020] 1 HKLRD 676. Cross-border - recognition of PRC liquidation
  • Re X Ltd [2019] HKCFI 2959; [2020] 1 HKLRD 745. Provisional liquidation - appointment of provisional liquidators
  • Pacific Andes Enterprises (BVI) Ltd v Ng Joo Siang [2019] HKCFI 2862. Liquidation - security for costs
  • Re Wu Chun Kwan [2019] HKCFI 2802. Bankruptcy - appointment of interim trustee and special manager
  • Re Sunwell Trading (HK) Company Limited [2019] HKCFI 2767. Provisional liquidation - appointment of provisional liquidators
  • Ding Yi v Shum Tung [2019] HKCA 1195. Cross-border - bankruptcy and anti-suit injunction
  • Sit Kwong Lam v Petrolimex Singapore [2019] HKCA 1220; [2019] 5 HKLRD 646. Bankruptcy - interaction between bankruptcy petition and arbitration clause
  • Re China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Ltd [2019] HKCFI 2559. Liquidation - validation order and restructuring costs
  • Re Hong Kong Building and Loan Agency Ltd [2019] HKCFI 2088; [2019] 4 HKLRD 373. Scheme of arrangement - debt restructuring
  • Re China City Construction (International) Co Ltd [2019] HKCFI 1617; [2019] 3 HKLRD 491. Liquidation - interaction between voluntary and compulsory liquidation
  • Cai Shuyi v Joint and Several Liquidators of Blockchain Group Co Ltd [2019] HKCFI 1522. Liquidation - discharging regulating order and replacing liquidators 
  • Re City Legend International Limited (HCMP 1001/2019, 12 July 2019). Cross-border - recognition of BVI voluntary liquidation
  • Re Sit Kwong Lam [2019] HKCFI 920; [2019] 2 HKLRD 924. Bankruptcy - the interaction between bankruptcy petition and arbitration clause
  • Re Tenwow International Holdings Limited (HCMP 192/2019, 26 February 2019). Cross-border - recognition of Cayman provisional liquidation
  • Re Centron Telecom International Holding Limited (HCMP 932/2018, 16 October 2018). Cross-border - recognition of Cayman provisional liquidation
  • Hammer Capital Private Investments Ltd v Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Ltd [2018] HKCFI 2603. Receivership - powers and duties of receivers
  • Re Guangdong International Trust & Investment Corporation Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd [2018] HKCFI 2498; [2018] 5 HKLRD 396. - Liquidation - scope of pari passu distribution
  • Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) [2016] EWHC 2131 (Ch); [2017] BCC 1. Administration and liquidation – post-insolvency interest
  • Lomas v Burlington Loan Management [2016] EWHC 2417 (Ch); [2017] Bus LR 1475. ISDA Master Agreement – calculation of post-insolvency interest
  • Lomas v Burlington Loan Management [2015] EWHC 2270 (Ch); [2015] BPIR 1162. Administration and liquidation – effect of agreements entered into by insolvency officeholders
  • Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) [2015] EWCA Civ 485; [2016] Ch 50. Administration and liquidation – subordination agreement and non-provable claims
  • Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (No5) [2015] EWHC 2269 (Ch); [2016] Bus LR 17. Administration and liquidation – post-insolvency interest
  • Re China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd [2015] (2) CILR 255. Provisional liquidation – company’s locus to commence insolvency proceedings
  • Lomas v JFB Firth Rixson [2012] EWCA Civ 419; [2012] 2 A11 ER (Comm) 1076. ISDA Master Agreement – condition precedent and anti-deprivation principle
  • Lomas v JFB Firth Rixson [2010] EWHC 3372 (Ch); [2011] 2 BCLC 120. ISDA Master Agreement – condition precedent and anti-deprivation principle
  • Cattles v Welcome Financial Services [2010] EWCA Civ 599; [2010] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 514. Restructuring – subordination agreement
  • Cattles v Welcome Financial Services [2009] EWHC 3027 (Ch). Restructuring – subordination agreement
  • Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) [2009] EWCA Civ 1161; [2010] Bus LR 489. Administration and liquidation – scheme of arrangement and trust claims
  • Re Lehman Brothers International (Europe) [2009] EWHC 2141 (Ch). Administration and liquidation – scheme of arrangement and trust claims
  • Re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander (No 2) [2011] UKSC 48; [2012] 1 AC 804. Administration and liquidation – the rule in Cherry v Boultbee (right of quasi-retainer)
  • Re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander [2010] EWCA Civ 518; [2010] Bus LR 1500. Administration and liquidation – set-off
  • Re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander [2009] EWHC 3377 (Ch). Administration and liquidation – the rule in Cherry v Boultbee (right of quasi-retainer)
  • Re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander [2009] EWHC 2308 (Ch); [2010] Bus LR 428. Administration and liquidation – set-off
  • Re Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander [2009] EWHC 740 (Ch); [2009] 2 BCLC 137. Administration and liquidation – set-off
  • Brazzill v Willoughby [2010] EWCA Civ 561; [2010] 2 BCLC 259. Administration and liquidation – treatment of client money
  • Brazzill v Willoughby [2009] EWHC 1633 (Ch); [2010] 1 BCLC 673. Administration and liquidation – treatment of client money

Authored Books

  • Cross-Border Insolvency: Principles and Practice (Sweet & Maxwell, 2016) (sole author)
  • Principles of Corporate Finance Law (2nd edn Oxford University Press, 2014) (with co-author Professor Eilis Ferran)
  • Key Authorities in Corporate Insolvency (Nova Law and Finance, 2012) (sole author)
  • Butterworths Guide to the Insolvency Rules (LexisNexis, 2010) (with co-author Helen Smithson)


Edited Books

  • Cross-Border Insolvency: A Commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law (4th edn Globe Law and Business, 2017) (general editor and author of two chapters)
  • Debt Restructuring (Oxford University Press, 2011) (with co-editor Nick Segal)

Book Chapters

  • ‘Set-Off’ in Peter Totty, Gabriel Moss and Nick Segal (eds), Insolvency (Sweet & Maxwell), ch H-6
  • ‘Equity and Insolvency’ in P G Turner (ed), Equity and Administration (Cambridge University Press, 2016) ch 6
  • ‘The EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings’ in Lightman & Moss: Law of Administrators and Receivers of Companies (5th end Sweet & Maxwell, 2011), ch 31 (with co-authors Nick Segal, Ian Fletcher and Daniel Bayfield)
  • ‘International Developments’ in Rosa Lastra (ed), Cross-Border Bank Insolvency (Oxford University Press, 2011) ch 9 (with co-author Rosa Lastra)
  • ‘Bank Insolvency Law in the United Kingdom’ in Rosa Lastra (ed), Cross-Border Bank Insolvency (Oxford University Press, 2011) ch 14
  • ‘The practitioner’s perspective: the Financial Collateral Directive in England’ in Dan Prentice and Arad Reisberg (eds), Corporate Finance Law in the UK and EU (Oxford University Press, 2011), ch 12


Editorship

  • Hong Kong Company Law Cases (Wolters Kluwer) – Co-Editor
  • Global Restructuring Review (Law Business Research) – Editorial Board Member
  • Corporate Rescue and Insolvency (LexisNexis) – Consultant Editor
  • British High Commission Chevening Scholarship
  • Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship

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