Damien Laracy

Damien Laracy
Office:
Room 3205, 32nd Floor, Tower 2
Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway
Admiralty
Hong Kong
City:
Central
Country:
Hong Kong
Tel:
+852 2525 7525
Fax:
+852 2525 7526

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Shipping

Damien has practised in Hong Kong since 1995 and specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration. His practice involves cross-border debt recovery and damages claims (including in relation to internet fraud), shipping, international trade and sale of goods disputes, misrepresentation and mis-selling claims concerning financial institutions, employee fraud and business diversion complaints, negotiation of employee severance packages and shareholder and joint venture disputes. Damien also has significant experience with ship mortgage enforcement work, and with pursuing in rem claims on behalf of unsecured parties. Damien advises in relation to drafting and construction of arbitration references and enforcement of awards in the PRC and in Hong Kong.

Damien also sits as an arbitrator.

He is a member of the New Zealand Law Society; the Law Society of Hong Kong; the Law Society of England and Wales; the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand; the Hong Kong Maritime Lawyers Association; the Hong Kong Shipowners Association; member of the maritime law committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association; the International Bar Association; he is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Law Society of Hong Kong, is admitted to the HKIAC’s panel of arbitrators, a member of the Hong Kong International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-HK) arbitration and ADR committee, a member arbitrator of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, a member of the Singapore International Arbitration Central Panel of Arbitration, a panellist of the Asian International Arbitration Centre, a panel arbitrator of the Centre for Arbitration and Consultancy Development (India).

Damien received a LLB, from the University of Auckland (1985-1989); a BCom from the University of Auckland (1985-1989); a MComL (Hons) from the University of Auckland (1993-1994); and took the Southampton University maritime law short course in August/September 1999.

WWL says: Damien Laracy is a disputes specialist who wins high praise from market sources for his excellent work representing clients in complex shipping and international trade litigation. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Shipping which can be purchased from our Shop.

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