Joyce is one of the most accomplished senior junior counsel in corporate civil litigations in town. Known to be exceptionally dedicated to her clients and cases, Joyce has won numerous client recognitions and repeated engagements since commencing practice.
Joyce specializes in litigations relating to corporate disputes covering a broad range of areas, ranging from commercial contractual disputes to the more intricate private company shareholders disputes that are prevalent in Hong Kong, from tax, insurance matters to intellectual property rights, as well as land related disputes on titles and ownership. Joyce is recognized as a Leading Junior in the ‘Commercial Disputes’, ‘Intellectual Property’, as well as ‘Family and Private Client’ sections of The Legal 500, demonstrating her all-roundedness and capability in advising clients over multiple areas.
Joyce is experienced in handling complex cases for both domestic and multinational clients requiring strong technical expertise and up-to-date legal knowledge. Her commerce background and knowledge in accounting / finance allows her to better understand her client’s position relative to her counterparts. She is a strong and natural advocate and is known for her attention to details, agility in handling difficult dispute situations, and her ability to quickly react to challenging opposing evidence and formulate concise arguments. On top of her legal skill set, Joyce is described as being relatable and empathetic while rendering professional advice; she holds long-standing relationships with clients and those instructing her.
Joyce speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Joyce is experienced in both bringing and resisting fraud claims, including cross-jurisdictional claim. She is regularly instructed to obtain injunctions and ancillary disclosure order and preservation of assets order.
Joyce is a specialist in commercial disputes and has extensive experience in dealing with different camps of shareholders. She is regularly instructed in various interim applications such as striking out, summary judgment, different types of enforcement applications and trial work.
Advised Sun Life Insurance and China Taiping Insurance in reviewing their contractual terms and advising in compliance issues with regulators on a range of their insurance products
Joyce is regularly instructed to advise on probate related matters and/or mental incapacity issues and apply for orders regulating the property and affairs of the mentally incapacitated persons, administrator pendente lite, ad colligenda bona grant, etc.