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Priscilla Chan

Associate
chan.priscilla@dorsey.com

Overview

Priscilla is an associate in Dorsey & Whitney’s Disputes team in London. She helps clients handle a variety of commercial and civil disputes.

Priscilla’s practice focuses on court litigation and international arbitration proceedings, with an emphasis on areas including contractual disputes, insolvency, fraud and asset tracing, debt/assets recovery and enforcement actions. She also has experience advising clients on contentious and non-contentious employment matters.

Priscilla joined Dorsey & Whitney in 2022, having trained and worked at Reed Smith Richards Butler, the Hong Kong office of Reed Smith LLP.

Education & Admissions

University of British Columbia (Master of Laws (Common Law), 2022)

University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL, 2017)

University of Hong Kong (L.L.B., 2016)

Admissions

  • England
  • Hong Kong
  • Non-practicing in Hong Kong.

Languages

  • English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Experience

  • Acted for a major aircraft leasing company in recovering funds lost due to a cybercrime email fraud incident, successfully obtained injunctive relief to freeze relevant bank accounts and trace funds to its second-layer recipients
  • Acted for a local distributor in applying for an interim injunction order to restrain a Swiss luxury watch brand from terminating their exclusive distributorship agreement
  • Acted for a listed company in applying for injunction orders to restrain a bondholder from presenting a winding-up petition
  • Assisted an American multinational company in obtaining court orders to protect their intellectual property assets and to resist a major counterfeiting and product diversion scheme, including Injunction orders, Anton Piller orders, Norwich Pharmacal orders and Gagging orders
  • Acted for an Indian technology company in an international arbitration proceeding against a global telecommunications company for unpaid software and services rendered
  • Represented an American solar company in relation to the enforcement of a substantial CIETAC arbitration award
  • Advised a Danish businessman on a domain name dispute involving cybersquatting
  • Advised local and multinational companies on employment-related matters, including drafting and reviewing employment contracts, HR practices and staff manuals (e.g. privacy policies, work-from-home policies), and handling employment disputes arising from termination and/or discrimination

Industries & Practices

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Technology