Senior Partner, Leader of Asia Practice (excluding Japan)

Terence Tung

International Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Restructuring

“Terence Tung has made a name for himself for his work with regulatory and compliance issues as well as liquidation procedures.”
Benchmark Asia Pacific


Clients turn to Terence Tung for his extensive experience and knowledge in cross-border disputes and his specific experience with contentious matters at different levels of the People's Court and the Courts of Hong Kong as well as international arbitration.

High-profile corporations rely on Terence for guidance in liquidation and debt restructuring matters. Notably, Terence led the foreign aspects of the liquidation case of Guangdong International Trade & Investment Corporation (GITIC), which was one of the largest bankruptcy cases of a financial institution in China. He also advises on the exit strategy of foreign investors in China and the liquidation of foreign invested companies in China.


  • Represents foreign companies and mainland Chinese enterprises in arbitration and litigation cases involving commercial, contractual and banking disputes conducted in China and Hong Kong.
  • Acts for the liquidation committees of Guangdong International Trust & Investment Corporation (GITIC) and its related companies in the liquidation process involving 569 proofs with an aggregate amount of RMB 38.777 billion.
  • Acts for various companies in liquidation to realise their assets and recover debts due to them.
  • Counsels foreign companies on internal investigations and assists in investigations initiated by public security authorities, customs authorities, administration of industry and commerce authorities, tax authorities and others.


  • Top 50 lawyers (foreign firm) for China-related business - China Business Law Journal’s A-List 
  • Local Disputes Star (China) - Arbitration, General Commercial, Restructuring & Insolvency – Benchmark Asia Pacific
  • Leading AsiaLaw Dispute Resolution Lawyer in China - Asia Law & Practice Survey


  • The University of Hong Kong, LLB


  • England and Wales
  • Singapore
  • Australia
  • Hong Kong


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Arbitrator, Shanghai International Arbitration Center