Irene is senior legal counsel at Deminor based in Hong Kong, overseeing Greater China and South East Asia. Irene has over 10 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, arbitration, and financial regulatory work. Irene is qualified in both Hong Kong and England, and fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Irene is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong.
Irene’s role at Deminor focuses on (1) finding and assessing new litigation funding opportunities in Hong Kong, mainland China and South East Asia; (2) advising and working with clients and law firms on funded cases; and (3) actively participating in the development of Deminor’s activities in the region.
Prior to joining Deminor, Irene worked at Herbert Smith Freehills and Dechert, and as in-house legal counsel for UBS.