Alexander Tang

  • MA (Jurisprudence)(Oxon)
  • PCLL (HKU)
  • Member of the New York Bar (non-practising)

Profile

Alex graduated from the University of Oxford in 2005 and trained as a solicitor with Allen & Overy in 2006. He qualified as a corporate associate in 2008 and worked for 2 years with Latham & Watkins in Hong Kong, specializing in Listing Rules compliance and equity offerings.

In 2011, Alex decided to join the Bar. Since then he has been involved in a wide variety of cases. These include listco, fund and other company disputes, company, insolvency/bankruptcy, commercial, matrimonial, and probate and contempt matters before Arbitral Tribunals and all levels of Court.

  • Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship (2012)
  • JAC Hui Bon Hua Prize in Commercial Law and Practice

Listco, Fund and other Company Disputes

  • Joe Zhixiong Zhou v SAIF Partners II LP [2020] HKCFA 9; [2019] HKCA 766 – Private Equity Fund (SAIF Fund II) Partnership Dispute
  • Disputes surrounding China Shanshui Cement Group Limited [2020] HKCFI 1170, [2019] HKCFI 2720, 2121; [2018] HKCFI 1184, 1170, 1042, 195, 194 - Battle for Control over Listco 
  • Disputes surrounding China City Construction (International) Co Ltd [2020] HKCFI 355; [2019] HKCFI 2537, [2018] HKCFI 1644 - Dispute over Joint Venture
  • HKIAC/A18180 - HKIAC Arbitration before Mr. Anthony Neoh SC, the Hon. Robert Tang and Mr. Daniel Fung SC, JP - PRC company law dispute
  • Basab Inc. v Superb Glory Holdings Ltd (FAMV 16/2017, 24 August 2017) –  Reinforcement of Charge over Listco shares - Reflective Loss Principle
  • To Pui Kui v Hultucktong Co Ltd (FAMV 10,50/2015, 1 April 2016, HCA 51/2007, 6 January 2016) – Family shareholding dispute
  • Re Asia Television Limited [2015] 1 HKLRD 607 – Shareholders’ dispute
  • Grand Field Group Holdings Limited v Chu King Fai (HCA 771/2009, 17 June 2014) - breach of fiduciary duties by Listco directors

Insolvency/Bankruptcy

  • Re China Silver Asset Management (Hong Kong) Ltd/Re Frank Dominick [2020] HKCFI 1028, [2020] HKCFI 406 - Winding-Up of Fund Management Company / Guarantor 
  • Re C Mahendra Exports (HK) Ltd [2019] HKCFI 1556 - Winding-Up based on Henderson abuse when Previous Injunction against Winding-Up dismissed by consent
  • Re Cai Sui Rong [2019] HKCFI 514 - Bankruptcy - Cross-Examination Order
  • Re Cai Sui Xin [2019] 6 HKC 329 - Bankruptcy - Jurisdiction
  • Re CW Advanced Technologies Ltd [2018] 3 HKLRD 552 – Winding-up – Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings
  • Re China Solar Energy Holdings Limited [2018] 2 HKLRD 338 – Winding-up – Principles re appointing Provisional Liquidators in an award-winning case that changed the landscape
  • Re Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd [2018] HKCFI 93, (HCMP 3060/2016, 17 October 2017), pending appeal - jurisdiction to wind-up foreign company with listing status in Hong Kong
  • Re Silver Faith Holdings Limited [2018] HKCFI 403, 41; (HCCW 111/2014, 18 October 2017) - Security for Costs
  • Re G Ltd [2016] 1 HKLRD 167 Hong Kong Court assistance of Foreign Provisional Liquidators

Mareva/Proprietary Injunctions and Contempt Proceedings

  • Essilor Manufacturing (Thailand) Co Ltd v Wong Kam Wai [2020] HKCA 351 - Mareva/Proprietary Injunction
  • China Metal Recycling v Chun Chi Wai [2018] 1 HKLRD 455 - Alleged Breach of Receivership/Injunction Order; Breach of Unless Order/Relief from Sanction
  • 歌斐資产管理有限公司 v Yang Kai (HCMP 703/2017, 4 July 2017) - Discharge of 21M Injunction
  • Wu Yang v Dayuan International Development Ltd (HCCW 103/2015, 2 April 2015) – shareholders dispute / Mareva  injunction

Others

  • Leung Chung Ching Edwin v The Estate of Leung On Mei, Amy [2019] 1 HKLRD 109 (CA) – Non-Party Costs Orders 
  • Li Shu Chung v Stevenson Wong & Co [2018] 5 HKLRD 336 - Taxation of Solicitors’ Bills
  • China Construction Bank (Asia) v Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (CACV 14/2016, 26 May 2017) – Dispute re Letters of Credit
  • Lee  Bing  Fai  Stephen  v  Hong  Kong  Automobile  Association (HCA  25/2015, 4 December 2015) – sports law – stay of Court proceedings in favour of local proceedings
  • SIAC ARB090/12/MJL - SIAC Arbitration before Mr. John Champion - Trade Dispute 
  • Cheng Ngar Man, Angela v Vishal Prakash Melwani (CACV 274/2013, 5 October 2015) - Dispute over Family Assets
  • Yeung Kwok Keung Dennis v Chiropractors Council  of  Hong  Kong (CACV 104/2014, 11 May 2015) – appeal from Chiropractors Council – medical negligence
  • Z v Z (HCMC 6/2011, 3 October 2012) – family law - jurisdiction
  • Contributing Editor to Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2008 - 2019) -  published in 2020 by DVC in collaboration with Kluwer 
  • Speaker on “Winding Up Companies in Hong Kong: Overview and Current Issues” (with Ms. Ebony Ling and Mr. Jason Yu)