Withers has boosted its litigation and international arbitration practice in Hong Kong with the hire of two lawyers from Bird & Bird, including partner Michael Chik.

Chik is Withers’ second disputes partner addition in days. The firm recently hired commercial litigator Joseph Chu as a partner in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons.

Chik specialises in regulatory matters including compliance issues. He is also experienced in international arbitration under various institutional rules including proceedings conducted under  ICC, SIAC and HKIAC rules.

Following Chik’s hire, Withers has 16 partners in its Hong Kong office.


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