Overview

Jenny is a counsel in the Insurance practice in Mayer Brown’s Hong Kong office.  Jenny has breadth of experience in handling a range of insurance issues and advising on various insurance products including life insurance, financial lines, public and products liability.  Jenny has acted as coverage and defence counsel on a number of professional indemnity and Directors & Officers’ claims.  Jenny has also advised insurers, financial institutions and other insurance industry participants on various regulatory and insurance corporate matters including policy review and development, advising on issues relating to insurable interests and statutory trusts and insurance intermediary licensing regime.   

Jenny has advised insurers in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.  Jenny also worked in-house at an international life insurer in Hong Kong working closely with business units on product development, insurtech projects and insurance agents compensation packages as well as advising on various regulatory and compliance issues. 

 

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Experience

  • Advising and reviewing various insurance policies including professional indemnity, Directors & Officers’ liability, property and reinsurance contracts.
  • Reviewing and developing various life insurance products including critical illness, annuity and VHIS flexi plans. 
  • Acting for international insurer to obtain insurance authorisation in Hong Kong. 
  • Advising on insurance issues in relation to tenders for insurance services which are required to be compliant with the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement. 
  • Advising on insurance issues in relation to large commercial development including reviewing and revising insurance related clauses in construction contract and related lease. 
  • Review tied insurance agents agreements, brokerage agreements and advising on related compliance and regulatory issues including insurance intermediary licensing regime and referral activities.   
  • Advising on insurtech projects involving online sale of travel insurance via app and online sale of life insurance products. 
  • Advising private banks on assignment of life insurance as collateral including issues on assignability, insurable interest and statutory trusts. 
  • Acting for provider of medical claims management and other services in relation to service agreements, regional framework agreements and advising on various regulatory and compliance issues. 
  • Advising on coverage issues and acting as defence counsel on a number of professional indemnity claims including solicitors, auditors, engineers and interior designers in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. 
  • Acting as defence counsel on various management liability and employer’s liability claims including discrimination, harassment, defamation. 
  • Acting as defence counsel in SFC litigation against directors of listed Chinese company in relation to failure to disclose connected transaction.  
     

Education

University of Auckland, LLB, with Honours

University of Auckland, Bachelor of Commerce

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • Australia, New South Wales
  • New Zealand