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Asia Pacific

With an office in Singapore, a relationship with Legalign Global, a collaboration with a firm in Hong Kong, and an association with a firm in Malaysia, DAC Beachcroft is well placed to advise businesses operating across Asia-Pacific.

Our offices form part of our global team focused on working with insurance sector clients.


Our Singapore office was opened in 2011 and is focused on advising on complex, high value commercial disputes - principally for insurers and reinsurers. In addition, the team advises on insurance policy wordings, global programmes and coverage disputes, and supports other clients of DAC Beachcroft operating in Asia.

Please visit our Singapore page for more information.

Australia and New Zealand

DAC Beachcroft is a founding member of Legalign Global, a close alliance of four of the world’s leading insurance law firms. Member firms collectively maintain 58 offices and employ more than 2,000 lawyers throughout Europe, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United States. 

In Australia and New Zealand, Legalign Global alliance member Wotton + Kearney is a leading insurance and dispute resolution firm.

Please visit our Australia and New Zealand page for more information.

Mainland China

Our China Desk comprises lawyers from across a wide range of practice areas who have experience of working with clients from China and the AsiaPac region who have business interests in the UK or the many other jurisdictions in which we operate. It includes lawyers who speak native Mandarin and Cantonese and who possess an intimate working knowledge of China and Chinese business culture, having lived and worked in China over a number of years. Additionally, our collaboration with highly-regarded Shanghai law firm Kai Rong, offers our clients on-the-ground capability in the areas of dispute resolution, international arbitration and insurance business including marine and aviation.

We regularly advise Chinese businesses operating in different jurisdictions and trading across international borders on all aspects of commercial, legal and regulatory risk, in areas including the set-up and operation of local offices, regulatory compliance, competition law, property investment, fraud and corruption, cyber and data protection, commercial contracts and litigation. Working hand-in-hand with our international offices and partner firms worldwide, including our Legalign Global alliance of leading insurance and dispute resolution law firms, we are able to provide local insight and pragmatic advice wherever and whenever you need it.

Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, DAC Beachcroft has a collaboration with Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN), a firm with deep local and sector knowledge and a shared commitment to clients.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, and with an additional office in Shanghai, OLN focuses on insurance and reinsurance, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment and immigration, IP, tax and private client work.

Please visit our Hong Kong page for more information.


DAC Beachcroft provides dispute resolution and advisory services for insurers and reinsurers through an association with Malaysian law firm Gan Partnership, based in Kuala Lumpur. Gan Partnership and the team in our Singapore office work very closely together to provide our insurance and reinsurance clients with a combination of DAC Beachcroft’s experience within the international insurance and reinsurance sector, and Gan Partnership’s Malaysian law capability and first-class commercial and dispute resolution capabilities in Malaysia.

For more information on DAC Beachcroft's Asian Pacific offering please contact Chris Wilkes.

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Our Lawyers - Chris Wilkes

Chris Wilkes

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Wendy Hopkins

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Our Lawyers - Julian Teoh

Julian Teoh

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Cathryn Teverson

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Carren Thung

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Nelson Wang

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