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Ruby Cheuk

Senior Associate

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Ruby Cheuk

Ruby Cheuk

Senior Associate

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Ruby is experienced in commercial litigation.  She has acted for financial institutions, listed companies, international insurers, airlines and statutory bodies in a wide range of commercial claims, including contractual disputes, fraud investigation, shareholder disputes and derivative actions.   She has handled Hong Kong Court proceedings which ranged from Tribunals to the Court of Final Appeal.  She has also handled cross-border litigations across Asia, US and Europe.

Ruby has extensive expertise in employment law.  She has advised on complex Hong Kong Court proceedings relating to restrictive covenants, senior management issues, breaches of duty and confidentiality.  She regularly advises on corporate restructuring, redundancy, severance packages, employment contracts and company policies.

Ruby has also advised international insurers on claims under D&O, public liability, product liability, employment and other financial lines policies.

Ruby was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013.  She speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin and French.

Expérience

Litigation

  • Acted for international services companies on contractual disputes with underlying fraud, including tracing of assets, recovery actions and investigations.
  • Acted for an international insurer in relation to disputes arising from interpretation of policy.
  • Acted for an international financial institution on an injunction application to restrain a creditor from presenting a winding-up petition.
  • Acted for an international insurer to recover assets from Hong Kong and Bermuda winding-up proceedings.
  • Acted for a statutory body to obtain a Court Order to sell a detained aircraft, which is the first time in Hong Kong.
  • Acted for an international service company to defend vexatious claims and indemnity claims.

Employment

  • Acted for an airline in relation to an employee's Court appeal for unreasonable dismissal.
  • Acted for an international financial institution on injunction application restricting team moves and removal of confidential information.
  • Advised financial services companies on employee dishonesty and summary dismissal.
  • Advised international services companies on severance packages in respect of redundancy of senior management staff.
  • Advised an international hotel chain on its global anti-harassment/unprofessional conduct/discrimination policies and social media guidelines.

Insurance

  • Acted as both coverage and defence counsel on D&O, public liability, product liability, employment and other financial lines policies.

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Expertise

Ruby practises in the areas of commercial litigation, employment and insurance.

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