Joseph is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Group. He advises and represents clients in arbitration, banking, general commercial, tax and trust disputes and regulatory investigations, with a particular focus on international arbitration and cross-border litigation.
- Recent Work
- acting for a PRC engineering company in disputes arising out of an EPC project for construction of a power plant in the Middle East
- acting for a PRC contractor in disputes arising out of an EPC project for construction of a mineral processing plant in Russia
- acting for a PRC state-owned construction company in disputes arising out of an EPC project for construction of a steel production plant in India
- acting for a PRC state-owned enterprise in contractual disputes arising out of a major mining project in an African country
- acting for PRC renewable enterprises in disputes (including international arbitrations) arising out of its trading of Certified Emission Reductions with European counterparties
- acting for an international bank in disputes arising out of its commodity financing transactions in the PRC
- acting for international banks in mis-selling claims, fraud cases, cross-border litigation and regulatory investigations
- acting for listed corporations (and its directors) in SFC investigations and multi-national enterprises in tax disputes with the Hong Kong Inland Revenue.
Joseph joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner in October 2013. He was admitted in Hong Kong in 2003, England in 2008 and qualified as a lawyer in the PRC in 2012.
Joseph is one of the authors of Sweet & Maxwell’s Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition, and was a contributing editor of Hong Kong Civil Procedure (“the White Book”).