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Danny Leung

Hong Kong

Danny Leung
English, Chinese
Practice Group

As counsel in the dispute resolution practice of the Hong Kong office, Danny focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and regulatory disputes matters. Ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific, Danny's commercial practice covers banking disputes, shareholders' disputes, derivative actions, directors' liability, fraud and asset recovery, employment, product liability, judicial review and contentious insolvency.

In his regulatory disputes practice, Danny advises listed companies, major international banks and licensed corporations and individuals on a myriad of regulatory investigations, from undertaking internal investigations to advising in statutory investigations and disciplinary proceedings commenced by the authorities, as well as representing clients in settlement negotiations with the authorities.

Danny particularly focuses on anti-money laundering laws and regularly advises financial institutions and licensed corporations on anti-money laundering laws and regulations. He has represented a major international bank in the first-ever regulatory investigation by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority under the new anti-money laundering law. Danny sits on the Anti-Money Laundering Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong.

'Danny Leung maintains a broad practice in commercial litigation and financial services regulation. He has gained notable experience in handling anti-money laundering matters.'

Chambers Asia Pacific

Representative experience

Advising a FTSE 100 company in relation to the termination of employment of a senior staff member, which subsequently led to allegations of discrimination by the staff.

Advising one of Russia's largest financial institutions in asset tracing and recovery actions in aid of foreign proceedings involving claims worth over US$180m.

Advising a leading base metals trader in the region in defending dishonest assistance claims brought by the liquidators of the subsidiary of a listed company.

Advising financial institutions and responsible officers in regulatory investigations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance.

Education and admissions


  • CPE, University of Hong Kong
  • M.Eng., University of Oxford
  • P.C.LL., University of Hong Kong


  • Law Society of Hong Kong, 2003
  • Law Society of England and Wales, 2006
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers


Leading Individual

Chambers Asia Pacific


Leading Individual

Chambers Global

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