Senior Consultant

Nicholas D. Hunsworth

Restructuring, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement

“Veteran litigator Nick Hunsworth is one of the few lawyers in Hong Kong who have been granted Higher Rights of Audience.”

“Hunsworth is one of the most experienced, successful, likeable, and seasoned litigators in Hong Kong.”
Benchmark Asia Pacific (2014)

Visión general

Nick Hunsworth is a senior consultant of Mayer Brown. He advises on all aspects of banking and commercial litigation. He has been involved in a broad variety of high-profile cases in Hong Kong covering a wide area of commercial disputes. He provides high level advice to financial institutions on a range of regulatory and compliance issues.

Nick also has extensive experience in administrative law remedies and appearances before domestic tribunals, including judicial reviews of decisions of professional bodies, regulators and members' clubs. Nick has accredited Higher Rights of Audience (HRA) in respect of civil proceedings by way of exemption by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

Nick has been described by Chambers Asia-Pacific as a "a pre-eminent litigator in the market" (2015) He has been ranked as a Senior Statesman in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Asia-Pacific (since 2013); as a Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (since 2008) and has received a "Lifetime Achievement in the Legal Profession" award from Chambers Asia Pacific (2015).


  • Senior Statesmen - Dispute Resolution (China: International Firms) – Chambers Global (2013-2024)
  • Senior Statespeople - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (China: International Firms) – Chambers Greater China Region (2022-2024)
  • Senior Statesmen - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (China: International Firms) – Chambers Asia Pacific (2016-2021)
  • Hall of Fame - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Hong Kong) – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2021-2023)
  • Leading Individual - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Hong Kong) – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017-2020)


  • University of Oxford, BA


  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales


  • English