Justine Lau is a senior associate of Mayer Brown JSM who advises on mainly contentious restructuring and insolvency matters for liquidators and other insolvency practitioners. Justine has advised clients on a broad range of insolvency-related issues, most recently in the context of the global financial crisis. Her practice involves advising clients on all types of litigious matters arising from the management of insolvent estates. Justine also has experience in advising creditors in respect of their rights and claims in and against insolvent estates (liquidation, receivership and other insolvency administrations).
As she is also Australian qualified, Justine has experience in advising clients in relation to restructuring and insolvency issues arising under the Australian corporate and personal insolvency regimes including advising clients in respect of the Australian voluntary administration and receivership processes.
Besides her practice, Justine is a director of the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Corporation ("IWIRC"), a worldwide, non-profit corporation to promote women in restructuring-related professions and provide opportunities for education, business development, leadership and mentoring of women in restructuring-related professions.
At the second annual Asia Women in Business Law Awards ceremony held by the Euromoney Legal Media Group in November 2012, Justine was selected in the “Rising Star” category.