Barbara Chiu

Chiu, Barbara

Areas of Practice

Mrs. Barbara Chiu specializes in commercial litigation, regulatory investigation, commercial crime, international arbitration and employment laws.

Mrs. Barbara Chiu has extensive experience in commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, commercial fraud cases, regulatory investigation, employment laws and also international arbitration, judicial review, trust related claims and matrimonial disputes. Mrs. Chiu regularly represents clients in litigation and arbitration in relation to shareholders and directors' disputes, derivative action, breach of fiduciary duty and duty of care, minority shareholder protection claims, etc., many of which involve publicly listed companies. She also frequently advises on regulatory enquiries and representing clients in Securities and Futures Commission actions.

Mrs. Chiu also specializes in defending white collar commercial crime case and experienced in dealing with investigations and potential prosecutions, such as advising on possible criminal conduct by directors or employees of private and listed companies.

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Work Experience

Mrs. Chiu received her LL.B and LL.M from the City University of Hong Kong in 1996 and 1998 respectively and is admitted as Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong since 1998.

Before joining King & Wood Mallesons, Mrs. Chiu was a solicitor with a well-established local firm for 15 years including 7 years as a partner.

Her working languages are Chinese Mandarin, Cantonese and English.


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