Irene Lee


Irene Lee


Hong Kong | Dechert, 31/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
+852 3518 4750 | +852 3518 4777


Irene Lee focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on financial regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Lee was in-house counsel with the litigation and investigations team at UBS. 

  • University of Hong Kong, B.B.A., Law, 2002, 2:1
  • University of Hong Kong, Bachelor of Laws, 2003, 2:1
  • University of Hong Kong, Post-Graduate Certificate in Laws, 2004, Distinction
  • University College London, Master of Laws, 2005, Merit
  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales
  • A sovereign fund in a HK$500 million share purchase dispute with a Hong Kong listed company in the Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.
  • The Securities and Futures Commission in an investigation and court proceedings against a brokerage firm.
  • A number of international investment banks in various financial regulatory investigations.
  • Various law firms and the Solicitor Indemnity Funds in professional negligence cases.
  • A Chinese textile company against a claim for breach of intellectual property rights in an arbitration.
  • A multi-national company against a claim for breach of warranty and misrepresentation in an arbitration.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Law Society of Hong Kong