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Expert resume of Melody Chan

Partner in Allen & Overy's Litigation Group whose practice covers international arbitration and litigation, with a focus on disputes relating to financial and tech industries.

Melody’s practice focuses on cross-border arbitration and multijurisdictional litigation with a particular focus on disputes in the financial services, oil and gas, power, and technology sectors, as well as on matters in connection with joint ventures and insolvency proceedings.    

She also handles contentious and non-contentious regulatory and employment matters. Melody also sits as an arbitrator in Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre proceedings.

Melody has been ranked as the leading lawyer in dispute resolution: Litigation (International Firms) - China, Chambers Asia-Pacific for many years and in 2021 was named Woman Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm)" by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021 as well as Financial Services Disputes Expert of the Year, Hong Kong at The Lawyer Network Annual Awards 2021.

Melody is admitted in Hong Kong, England & Wales and New South Wales, Australia. She speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and English.