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Karen Chan

Senior Associate
Hong Kong

Karen Chan
English, Cantonese
Practice Group

In the life cycle of a company, Karen comes in towards the end.  Karen is a senior associate in the Hogan Lovells Hong Kong Office and she advises on all aspects of insolvency litigation.

With over 8 years of experience, Karen helps clients run complex liquidations and reach commercial outcomes, whether by litigation or alternative dispute resolution. 

Karen advises liquidators and appointment takers in different industry sectors including insurance, finance, retail and manufacturing. 

Karen has helped creditor clients to protect their interests in distressed, cross border and fraud situations.  Karen has advised clients in urgent applications concerning the protection and preservation of assets and the appointment of receivers.

Karen is fluent in English and Cantonese.

Representative experience

Advising the liquidators of Anglo Starlite Insurance Company Limited, formerly one of Hong Kong's largest motor insurers.

Advising the liquidators of a Hong Kong listed company in the business of manufacturing and retailing watches.

Advising the receivers in a large borrower default action involving litigation in Hong Kong, the PRC, the BVI and Singapore.

Education and admissions


  • Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours), The University of Melbourne, 2004


  • Member, Law Society of Hong Kong

Court admissions

  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
  • Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • High Court of Hong Kong

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