Fergus is “exceptionally intelligent, very hard working and delivers excellent advice under considerable pressure.” - Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2023
Fergus focuses on dispute resolution and has extensive experience of complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration disputes, with a particular focus on capital markets, M&A and shareholder disputes, as well as banking and international trade and investment cases.
His arbitration experience includes cases administered under all of the major institutional rules, as well as a number of ad hoc arbitrations.
He also regularly advises on insolvency and restructuring matters and has acted both creditor and debtor side in high profile insolvencies in Hong Kong and elsewhere.
According to Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2023, clients indicated that Fergus is “very hands-on, knows the ins and outs of the case; a reliable adviser and a formidable advocate.” A client also opined that Fergus is “a stand-out performer in the market who has made a very big name for himself in the last 12 months.” He is “exceptionally intelligent, very hard working and delivers excellent advice under considerable pressure.”
Fergus is qualified in England & Wales and in Hong Kong and regularly appears as an advocate, including before the Hong Kong Court in arbitration and insolvency related matters.
Memberships & Affiliations
Member, and former committee member, HK45 (HKIAC young members)
Admissions & Qualifications
- 2019, Hong Kong, Solicitor Advocate
- 2014, Hong Kong, Solicitor
- 2011, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England & Wales
- BPP Law SchoolLPC2009
- St. Catharine's College, University of CambridgeLaw, Social & Political Sciences2008