200122 brian gilchristGibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added Brian Gilchrist and Elaine Chen as partners in its Hong Kong office. Both are admitted as solicitors in England and Wales, and in Hong Kong. Based in Hong Kong for more than 25 years, Gilchrist practises general and civil litigation, with a focus on banking, insurance, tax, employment, contentious probate, directors’ duties and minority shareholders’ rights. Prior to joining the firm, Gilchrist practiced with Clifford Chance’s Hong Kong office since 2008, and was a partner at Johnson Stokes & Master (now Mayer Brown) from 1998 to 2008. Hong Kong native Chen is one of the few high-end litigators able to practise in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She represents companies and high-net-worth individuals in civil and commercial litigation and disputes. She has particular experience in tax, contentious probate and estate administration, mental health, private wealth, and boardroom and shareholders disputes. Chen previously was a partner with Clifford Chance in Hong Kong since 2008, and has practiced with Mayer Brown JSM (now Mayer Brown) from 1997 to 2008.

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