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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Davin Teo is lauded as a go-to digital forensic expert who is “hugely responsive” and possesses “a very practical understanding of how lawyers work and how to assist”.

Biography

Davin Teo is a managing director and leads the forensic technology team within Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations across Asia; he is based in Hong Kong. Mr Teo specialises in digital investigations and e-discovery matters. His primary areas of expertise are fraud investigations, e-discovery, misconduct investigations, intellectual property theft investigations, dispute matters and data recovery requests. With experience spanning more than 20 years in forensic technology and, prior to that, three years in accountancy, Mr Teo has provided consultancy services in the forensic technology, e-discovery and IT audit fields to numerous national and international corporations, government bodies and regulators.

In litigation, Mr Teo is experienced at handling end-to-end e-discovery matters for US, UK and other international litigations. He has managed the e-discovery phase of multiple US ITC section 337 International Trade Commission matters for China, with clients including multinational companies and state-owned enterprises.

He has also been appointed on several dissenting shareholder section 238 (Cayman Island Companies Law) disputes, as the single joint forensic IT expert in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands

Mr Teo has also represented clients in his capacity as a digital forensic expert in global regulatory investigations involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Department of Justice; and Hong Kong regulatory bodies such as the Hong Kong Police, the Securities and Futures Commission and the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Mr Teo has handled the e-discovery phase for several international arbitrations involving a global energy conglomerate based in China. The matters involved custodians and data spread across Europe, China and Asia with a closed state secrets review in China with parallel hosted review platforms in China, Hong Kong and the UK.

Mr Teo earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Queensland. He is an EnCase certified examiner, with certification in ethical hacking, and a certified hacking forensic investigator. He also holds a graduate certificate in financial management.

Mr Teo has experience in working on matters in the following countries: China, Hong Kong (SAR), Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Angola, India, South Africa and the USA. Mr Teo is a native English speaker and speaks basic Cantonese. He is an Australian and British national.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

"He has deep technical knowledge"  
"He always makes my day a lot easier"  
"Davin is hugely knowledgeable and has strong subject-matter expertise"

Biography

Davin Teo is a managing director and leads the forensic technology team within Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations across Asia; he is based in Hong Kong. Mr Teo specialises in digital investigations and e-discovery matters. His primary areas of expertise are fraud investigations, e-discovery, misconduct investigations, intellectual property theft investigations, dispute matters and data recovery requests. With experience spanning more than 20 years in forensic technology and, prior to that, three years in accountancy, Mr Teo has provided consultancy services in the forensic technology, e-discovery and IT audit fields to numerous national and international corporations, government bodies and regulators.

In litigation, Mr Teo is experienced at handling end-to-end e-discovery matters for US, UK and other international litigations. He has managed the e-discovery phase of multiple US ITC section 337 International Trade Commission matters for China, with clients including multinational companies and state-owned enterprises.

He has also been appointed on several dissenting shareholder section 238 (Cayman Island Companies Law) disputes, as the single joint forensic IT expert in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands

Mr Teo has also represented clients in his capacity as a digital forensic expert in global regulatory investigations involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Department of Justice; and Hong Kong regulatory bodies such as the Hong Kong Police, the Securities and Futures Commission and the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Mr Teo has handled the e-discovery phase for several international arbitrations involving a global energy conglomerate based in China. The matters involved custodians and data spread across Europe, China and Asia with a closed state secrets review in China with parallel hosted review platforms in China, Hong Kong and the UK.

Mr Teo earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Queensland. He is an EnCase certified examiner, with certification in ethical hacking, and a certified hacking forensic investigator. He also holds a graduate certificate in financial management.

Mr Teo has experience in working on matters in the following countries: China, Hong Kong (SAR), Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia, the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Angola, India, South Africa and the USA. Mr Teo is a native English speaker and speaks basic Cantonese. He is an Australian and British national.

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