Alex Mok

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Alex Mok

Associate

Hong Kong | Dechert, 31/F Jardine House, One Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
+852 3518 4793 | +852 3518 4777

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Mr. Mok’s practice focuses on advising and representing corporations, banks, financial institutions and high net worth individuals on complex commercial litigation, arbitration, regulatory investigations and compliance.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Mok was an associate in the Hong Kong office of another international firm.

Significant Representations

Commercial disputes resolution

  • A co-executor of an estate of a prominent tycoon in Hong Kong High Court proceedings concerning assets worth billions of dollars.
  • A bank in an appeal of a high value claim concerning debt restructuring proposal and breach of agreement
  • A large Hong Kong property developer in a contractual dispute with a debt recovery agent relating to the recovery of an investment in a financial institution in the PRC.
  • Various individuals in a shareholders’ dispute concerning exclusion from management.
  • Various individuals in a SIAC arbitration against a listed company concerning the Share Purchase Agreement.
  • A company in a HKIAC arbitration for a claim for unpaid invoices against a US company.

Regulatory investigations and compliance

  • A Hong Kong listed company in an investigation by the Securities and Futures Commission concerning allegations of disclosure of false or misleading information inducing transactions in the shares.
  • A major bank in Canada in responding to an enquiry by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority concerning allegations of deficiencies in the bank’s selling practice and internal control.
  • A major British bank in relation to its obligation to report suspicious transactions under the Hong Kong anti-money laundering regime. 
  • A major bank in Canada in relation to an enquiry by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority concerning allegations of deficiencies in the bank’s selling practice and internal control.
  • A former employee of an international bank in a Hong Kong Monetary Authority investigation concerning mis-selling of insurance products by the bank. 

Others

  • Various individuals in the appeal proceedings to the Hong Kong Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal concerning a high profile defamation action against a Hong Kong Government official and his wife.
  • A major broadcaster in a judicial review application against the Hong Kong broadcasting authority. 
  • A company in a judicial review application against a Hong Kong financial market regulator.

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

Education
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Bachelor of Law, 2011, First class
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, 2012
Admissions
  • Hong Kong
Languages
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • English
Memberships

Law Society of Hong Kong