Melody Chan | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Melody Chan
 Melody Chan

Melody Chan

Local Partner, Hong Kong

T +852 2822 8750

E mchan@whitecase.com

Overview

Melody Chan is a Local Partner in the Firm's Dispute Resolution practice. Her practice focuses on cross-border arbitration and multijurisdictional litigation. She advises on disputes in the financial services, oil and gas, and power and technology sectors, as well as on matters in connection with joint ventures and insolvency proceedings. She also handles contentious and non-contentious regulatory and employment matters.

Bars and Courts

  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
  • England and Wales
  • New South Wales, Australia

Education

  • LLB (Hons), College of Law, Sydney, Australia
  • BComm, University of Sydney, Australia

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Experience

Representation of a regional conglomerate in relation to disputes arising out of the design, development, construction and operation of a US$1 billion integrated water desalination and power production plant in the Middle East.

Representation of a social media giant seeking injunctive relief and damages for unlawful interference and harassment arising from unauthorized, illegitimate and wrongful use of its website and system by Hong Kong-based online game company.

Advising a provider of oil logistic and marine services in the Asia Pacific region in relation to winding up petition brought against it in Bermuda and advising the company in its proposed debt restructuring by way of a scheme of arrangement.

Acting for a Nigerian bank in proceedings before the Hong Kong courts to seek recovery of fraudulent funds transfer to a Hong Kong bank account.

Advising a US based global online travel agency on different aspects of employment law, including issues relating to discrimination, outsourcing policy, maternity leave and internship.