24 April 2019

KWM Hong Kong enhances financial disputes and regulatory capability with the addition of Rachel Yu

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is pleased to announce the addition of Rachel Yu as a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of the Hong Kong office.

Rachel is a next generation dispute resolution lawyer who joins from Herbert Smith Freehills. She has over 12 years of experience advising clients primarily on complex financial disputes. She regularly advises on regulatory investigations by regulatory and enforcement authorities such as the Securities and Futures Commission, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and on commercial disputes including mis-selling, fraud, injunctions, debt recovery, security enforcement, joint venture and shareholders’ disputes. Rachel also advises clients on associated PR and internal crisis management strategies. 

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, her clients include PRC and global investment banks, retail banks, private equity funds, asset managers, brokerages, Chinese listed companies and high net worth individuals. 

Commenting on Rachel’s addition to the team, Paul Starr, Head of Dispute Resolution of the Hong Kong office said: “We have interviewed so many candidates to identify the right fit for our financial clients. Rachel’s background reveals a perfect blend of complex financial and regulatory work (not to mention her fluent Putonghua).”

Richard Mazzochi, Head of Banking & Finance of the Hong Kong office, added: “This is another step in strengthening our offering to conduct both contentious and non-contentious matters for our banking and financial institutional clients. Rachel’s experience enhances our existing and established Asia regulatory practice and allows us to better assist our clients on all types of regulatory investigation and litigation issues.”

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