Genevieve Lam
Genevieve Lam

Genevieve Lam

Senior Associate

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9225

Genevieve Lam

Senior Associate

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9225


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Genevieve has experience in handling cross-border dispute resolution in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other countries. She also advises employers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants on a wide range of construction related disputes.

Cross-border related disputes include:-

  • Acting for the former directors of a listed company in Hong Kong and the shareholder of the holding company to defend various trust actions, appointment of receivers, contempt proceedings and unfair prejudice petitions 
  • Acted for a Japanese semi-conductor trading company to claim against its insurer for the sum of over US$5 million in respect of credit risk insurance policies in HKIAC administered arbitration
  • Acted for one of the largest banks in China in recovering debt of over RMB20 million against the guarantor including the enforcement of arbitral award in Hong Kong
  • Acted for an European bank as the security agent in recovering debt owed by a global telecommunication networking and equipment services company in an arbitration in Hong Kong

Construction related matters include:-

  • Acting for a public body in defending the claim by its contractor for delay and prolongation costs arising from the construction of a footbridge in Hong Kong
  • Advising a property developer on a joint venture agreement in relation to land development
  • Acted for an architectural firm in a High Court Action in a dispute against a Japanese architectural firm for breach of a joint venture agreement
  • Acted for a building contractor in an arbitration regarding a large housing estate in Hong Kong in relation to claims for extension of time, prolongation cost, repayment of liquidated damages, financial charges and wrongful deduction for latent defects 

 

Memberships

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group

Articles & Publications  

  • Coauthor of “Will the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance be a blessing to be the construction industry?” published in March 2015 Issue Two of Construction Industry Council Aedifice 

Education

BCom (Finance), LLB (2005) University of New South Wales

LLM (2007) UCL to the University of London

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