Denis is a partner in the Hong Kong office of King and Wood Mallesons. He specialises in commercial, corporate and regulatory litigation and arbitration. His experience over the years has included minority shareholder litigation, professional negligence claims (particularly auditors, brokers and lawyers), banking litigation, fraud investigations and PRC related disputes. He advises on risk management and on regulatory issues. His industry focus includes banks, corporates (recently in the oil & gas sector), accounting firms, insurance companies and brokers.
Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, Denis was a senior partner in the litigation and dispute resolution practice of a leading international law firm. Denis practised from that firm's office in Hong Kong for 14 years, nine of which he headed the litigation and dispute resolution practice in Asia.
Denis is regularly recognised as a leading dispute and insurance practitioner in Asia and the UK.
Denis is qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in England and has regularly acted as Counsel before the Courts in England. He is admitted to practise law in England and Wales, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and New York State.
Denis is author of the Hong Kong chapter of Enforcement of Foreign Judgment, and ADR in Business (chapter on the Appeal of International Law Firms).