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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader
WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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WWL Ranking: Global Elite Thought Leader

WWL says

Felix Ng is singled out as a “highly professional and extraordinarily capable” white-collar crime lawyer. 

Biography

Felix Ng is a partner at Haldanes and specialises in complex white-collar crimes, securities regulations and competition law. He is admitted in Hong Kong, and England and Wales, and at the Dubai International Financial Centre; he holds practice certificates in all three jurisdictions.

Felix advises listed companies, multinational corporations and individuals in cross-border investigations concerning commercial fraud, market misconduct, corruption, money laundering, tax crimes and antitrust issues, and frequently represents clients at various levels of criminal courts. He also advises clients on corporate internal investigations as well as regulatory and disciplinary actions.

As the regional representative (Asia Pacific) at the criminal law committee of the International Bar Association, Felix has strong connections with practitioners from all over the world and is a frequent speaker at international conferences on transnational crimes and regulations. He contributed the Hong Kong chapters of The Cartels and Leniency Review (The Law Reviews, 2020); Anti-corruption Laws and Regulations – A Global Guide (Globe Law & Business, 2018); Getting the Deal Through: Government Investigations (Law Business Research, 2015–2020); Financial & Business Crime Global Guide (Thomson Reuters, 2016–2020); and the International Comparative Legal Guide – Business Crimes (Global Legal Group, 2016–2020). He also authored Doing Business in Hong Kong (LexisNexis, 2014–2020).

Felix speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Felix Ng is renowned for white-collar-crime litigation, and offers deep expertise in securities regulation.

Biography


Felix Ng is a partner at Haldanes and specialises in complex white-collar crimes, securities regulations and competition law. He is admitted in Hong Kong, and England and Wales, and at the Dubai International Financial Centre; he holds practice certificates in all three jurisdictions.

Felix advises listed companies, multinational corporations and individuals in cross-border investigations concerning commercial fraud, market misconduct, corruption, money laundering, tax crimes and antitrust issues, and frequently represents clients at various levels of criminal courts. He also advises clients on corporate internal investigations as well as regulatory and disciplinary actions.

As the regional representative (Asia Pacific) at the criminal law committee of the International Bar Association, Felix has strong connections with practitioners from all over the world and is a frequent speaker at international conferences on transnational crimes and regulations. He contributed the Hong Kong chapters of The Cartels and Leniency Review (The Law Reviews, 2020); Anti-corruption Laws and Regulations – A Global Guide (Globe Law & Business, 2018); Getting the Deal Through: Government Investigations (Law Business Research, 2015–2020); Financial & Business Crime Global Guide (Thomson Reuters, 2016–2020); and the International Comparative Legal Guide – Business Crimes (Global Legal Group, 2016–2020). He also authored Doing Business in Hong Kong (LexisNexis, 2014–2020).

Felix speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish.

Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

"He is a go-to investigations lawyer"
"Felix is known as a hard working and very able practitioner"

Biography

Felix is a partner at the criminal defence department of Haldanes, and the head of the firm’s competition and antitrust practice. He specialises in white-collar crimes, corporate investigations, securities regulations and competition law. Felix holds practice certificates in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Dubai International Financial Centre, and is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish.  

Felix is regularly recognised as a leading practitioner in Asia and globally, winning accolades by Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders: Global Elite, Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence, Who’s Who Legal: Investigations, Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific, Asian Legal Business and Doyle’s Guide.

Felix’s comprehensive criminal and regulatory practices span across investigations relating to commercial fraud, money laundering, corruption and bribery, stock market manipulation, insider dealing, antitrust and cartel activities.

His recent highlights include: successfully defended a corporate client in a massive investigation in Hong Kong related to the 1MDB corruption scandal in Malaysia; defending two medical professionals in a 82-day district court trial on misconduct in public office charges; successfully defended investment bankers and senior management of state-owned enterprises in cross-border Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations; advised multinational technology corporations on the recently enacted National Security Law of Hong Kong; represented stock traders and listed company directors in numerous high-profile investigations conducted by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Commercial Crime Bureau (CCB); advised senior executives on antitrust investigations and leniency program by the Competition Commission.

In addition, Felix has been a seasoned officer at the criminal law committee and young lawyers’ committee of the International Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker at international criminal and competition law conferences.  

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