May 11, 2021
The 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has ranked Gibson Dunn in four categories and recognized three partners as Litigation Stars. The firm was ranked in the following international firm categories: Hong Kong White Collar Crime, Hong Kong Commercial and Transactions, China Commercial and Transactions, and China White Collar Crime. The following partners were recognized in their respective practice areas: Hong Kong partner Kelly Austin was recognized as a star in Hong Kong White Collar Crime, and Hong Kong partners Brian Gilchrist and Elaine Chen were both recognized as stars in the Hong Kong Commercial and Transactions category. The rankings were published on May 7, 2021.
Kelly Austin focuses on government investigations, regulatory compliance and international disputes. She has extensive expertise in government and corporate internal investigations, including those involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption laws, and anti-money laundering, securities, and trade control laws.
Brian Gilchrist practices dispute resolution, with a focus on commercial litigation involving matters concerning banking, insurance, tax, employment, contentious probate, directors’ duties and minority shareholders’ rights. He is also an experienced advisor on regulatory matters and has handled both domestic and multijurisdictional arbitrations.
Elaine Chen represents companies and high-net-worth individuals in civil and commercial litigation and disputes, including a full range of banking, contractual, tort, companies, trust and tax matters. She has particular experience in tax, contentious probate and estate administration, mental health, private wealth, and boardroom and shareholders disputes.