Partners

Heidi Chui Partner

Contact

Tel:(852) 2533 2540

Fax: (852) 2157 5550

Email: heidichui.office@sw-hk.com

Practice area

Banking & Finance, Employment Law, Litigation & Disputes Resolution, Regulatory Enforcement

Heidi was admitted to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2002. She joined the firm in 2012.

Heidi heads the litigation and dispute resolution department and had served as the internal legal advisor of several Chinese banks.

Heidi specializes in commercial litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution and frequently assists banks, borrowers, insurance companies, property management companies, funds, listed companies and financial institutions in resolving various vexatious problems. Heidi is experienced and adept at providing legal advice on asset tracing, mortgage litigation, corporate takeover, enforcement of judgments, winding-up of companies and bankruptcy.

Heidi is an arbitrator on the panel of The Law Society of Hong Kong, one of the few solicitors who got accreditation and listed on the panel. She is also an accredited mediator of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, The Law Society of Hong Kong and a Panel Mediator for Buildings Management Cases of the Lands Tribunal, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.) and a Civil Celebrant of Marriages. She is also a China Appointed Attesting Officer as appointed by the Ministry of Justice PRC.

In addition, Heidi provides legal advisory services for cases adjudicated in mainland China, taking the role of an expert witness in Hong Kong law and is experienced in cross-border litigation and international arbitration. She regularly represents individuals and corporations to handle investigations and lawsuits conducted by enforcement agencies and regulatory organisations.

Heidi also specialises in handling matters relating to default of payment and commercial fraud, assisting liquidators, receivers, official receivers, creditors and other professionals in charge of insolvency and bankruptcy matters in relation to debt restructuring and cross-border asset tracing.

Heidi and her team have provided or are providing legal services to a number of banks, including Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia), China CITIC Bank International Limited, China Construction Bank (Asia), Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. Hong Kong Branch, Nanyang Commercial Bank, and China Merchants Bank.

Heidi is frequently invited to attend legal subject talks and seminars, to share her invaluable experience and views on commercial law, insolvency law, banking law, regulatory enforcement, arbitration, litigation and dispute resolution. She has been recognized as a Client Choice winner in 2016 for litigation which is organized by the International Law Office and Lexology.