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Angela S. Y. Yim

Professional Liability, Product Liability & Mass Torts, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Angela Yim is considered a "very good name" in the insurance space. She is especially skilled in handling high-profile personal injury and employees' compensation claims and she frequently acts for major insurers. 
Chambers Asia Pacific (2020)

概要

Angela Yim is a partner of Mayer Brown. She has experience in all aspects of insurance litigation, including policy interpretation and defence of claims involving contractors' all risks, public liability, employees' compensation, professional indemnity and other specialist insurance policies.

She was named a “Recommended Lawyer” for Insurance (Hong Kong) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2015-2020), Leading Insurance Lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific (2009-2021), "Women in Business Law (Insurance & Reinsurance)" by Expert Guides (2013-2020) , “Leading Lawyer” for Insurance: Contentious (Hong Kong) by PLC Which Lawyer (2011 & 2012), and "most highly recommended in Insurance & Reinsurance" by 2010's Asialaw Leading Lawyers.

経験

  • Acting for Financial Institutions Professional Indemnity Insurers arising from claims relating to the sale of Lehman Brothers mini-bonds
  • Acted for a UK insurer in the successful defence of a professional indemnity claim upon its Errors & Omissions Policy, against a major insurance broker
  • Represented Essar Insurance Services Ltd., the claims managers to the solicitors' professional indemnity insurers, in numerous claims, including acting for two firms of solicitors who acted for vendors in relation to the Laguna Verde project. The plaintiffs' claims were ultimately stayed due to instigation of our security for costs interlocutory application

受賞

  • Leading Individual - Insurance, Hong Kong – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2023, 2024)
  • Angela Yim is considered a "very good name" in the insurance space. She is especially skilled in handling high-profile personal injury and employees' compensation claims and she frequently acts for major insurers. – Chambers Asia Pacific (2020)
  • Head of Department Angela Yim is described by market sources as "very knowledgeable and assertive" and is well known in the market for her broad activity in the insurance litigation practice. Her scope of work includes advising on employees' compensation claims and public liability, and she is also well placed to handle policy interpretation. – Chambers Asia Pacific (2018)

学歴

  • The University of Melbourne, LLB

登録

  • Hong Kong
  • 英国法(イングランド及びウェールズ)事務弁護士(ソリシター)
  • Australia, Victoria

使用言語

  • 英語
  • Cantonese

社会活動

  • Law Society of Hong Kong, Insurance Law, Committee Member
  • Law Society of England & Wales, Member
  • Victorian Law Institute, Australia, Member
  • Chinese Underwriters Club, Member
  • Hong Kong Insurers Club, Member
  • HKFI General Insurance Council Legal Working Group, Legal Adviser
  • The Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme, Honorary Legal Adviser
  • Lecturer in LLM in Hong Kong University on Insurance Law "The Principle of Indemnity" and "Rights of Subrogation" in the years 2000 and 2001
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