Created Date:
15 May 2023
Tim Haynes - Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen adds new partner to Hong Kong dispute resolution and litigation practice

Carey Olsen is pleased to welcome expert litigator Tim Haynes, who has joined the firm as a partner in the dispute resolution and litigation team in our Hong Kong SAR office.

Tim has over 20 years' experience representing a wide range of Asia Pacific-based clients in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution under the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and the Cayman Islands. He advises on high value, cross-border management, shareholder, commercial, insolvency and corporate restructuring disputes, often with a connection to the PRC and Hong Kong.

Tim is the former head of the Insolvency and Dispute Resolution Group at Walkers in Hong Kong, where he was described by the Legal 500 as "undoubtedly the best offshore dispute resolution partner in Hong Kong" providing "very measured and strategic advice on contentious insolvency matters, as well as broader commercial disputes." Immediately prior to joining Carey Olsen, Tim was a partner at Kobre & Kim (Hong Kong), a multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and investigations practice.

Carey Olsen Hong Kong head of dispute resolution and litigation Jeremy Lightfoot commented: "Tim is a formidable lawyer who enjoys a fantastic reputation as one of Hong Kong's leading litigators. He is a brilliant addition to our firm and will undoubtedly bolster our offering and ability to take Carey Olsen Hong Kong to the next level. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Tim to the team and the firm."

Carey Olsen's dispute resolution and litigation practice represents clients across the full spectrum of contentious and semi-contentious work and the firm is widely recognised for both international and domestic cases. Carey Olsen's Hong Kong office provides Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands legal advice across a wide range of practice areas including banking and finance, corporate, funds, dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency, family office and private wealth.

Tim was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (non-practising) and called to the bar in Hong Kong in 2003 (non-practising) and was admitted as an attorney in the Cayman Islands in 2009. He has been a practising solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court since 2013.