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Margaret Wo

Associate

Lau, Horton & Wise LLP, in Association with CMS Hasche Sigle, Hong Kong LLP
8th Floor, Nexxus Building, 41 Connaught Road Central,
Hong Kong
Languages English, Chinese

Margaret Wo is an associate in the Commercial Disputes Team in the Hong Kong office. 

She is experienced in in handling commercial litigation and arbitration matters, with the bulk of these cases being cross-jurisdictional disputes. She also has experience dealing with employment, contentious probate, and general commercial matters.

Margaret is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer who obtained her Juris Doctor and PCLL from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Margaret obtained her BA (Hons.) in Psychology in Canada and before moving back to Hong Kong. She is fluent in English and Cantonese. 

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Relevant experience

  • Claimants in HKIAC arbitration proceedings and their application for an anti-suit injunction against the respondent’s foreign proceedings.
  • Various European creditors in their disputes with Asia-based debtors.
  • Trade credit insurers and advising on their claims.
  • Defendants in contractual dispute relating to telecommunications contracts and successfully applying for further security for costs resulting in discontinuance of the proceedings.
  • Italian luxury brand’s claims relating to trademark and IP infringement.
  • Respondents in an HKIAC arbitration relating to disputes arising out of a joint venture.
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Education

  • 2014 – PCLL at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2013 – Juris Doctor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2009 – BA (Hons.) in Psychology at the University of Calgary, Canada.
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Expertise