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Frederick Tai

Locations:Hong Kong
Title:Partner of the Hong Kong office
Tel:+852 3615 9561 / +852 3916 3318
Fax:+852 3157 0333
Working Language: Chinese/ English
Frederick was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in 2009. Frederick has extensive experience in general dispute resolution matters and focuses on commercial, insolvency, banking, insurance and judicial review litigations. He has acted for various leading liquidators in Hong Kong in various insolvency matters involving parallel proceedings in different jurisdictions. He has also represented leading bank clients in different kind of debt-recovery actions. Frederick also has substantial practice in acting for major insurance companies in Hong Kong in handling different kinds of claims.
Representative Matters
  • Acting for liquidators in arranging to sell the assets of a company, which include its shareholdings in two direct subsidiaries incorporated in the UK and in Guernsey respectively and concern a valuable development land in the UK.
  • Acting for liquidators in the liquidation of a Hong Kong company, which is the Asia Pacific headquarters of the PRC conglomerate, which maintains various ventures in the PRC, including online video-streaming, consumer electronics, film and other business.
  • Advising and acting for listed companies/their provisional liquidators of listed companies for making applications to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for resumptions of trading of shares and arranging restructuring of the debts.
  • Acting for liquidators to pursue negligence claims against former directors of companies in liquidation.
  • Representing major financial institutions in debt recovery actions, mortgage actions, enforcement proceedings and other banking litigations.
  • Representing leading insurance companies in Hong Kong in different kinds of claim proceedings, including motor claims, employees’ compensation claims, personal injuries claims, public liabilities claims and professional indemnity claims.
  • Representing various statutory bodies in handling challenges in judicial review proceedings
Education Background
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree (BA), University of Saskatchewan, Canada (1995)
  • Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB), University of London (2002)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), The University of Hong Kong (2007)
  • Master of Laws (Maritime and Transportation Law) degree (LLM), City University of Hong Kong (2017) 
Professional Qualifications
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
  • Accredited general mediator of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Limited (HKMAAL).