Loo & Partners focuses on providing quality banking and capital markets advice, capturing a significant amount of initial public offering (IPO) work in China.
Asialaw Profile
Loo & Partners’ reputation is founded on its work for the Taiwanese Civil Aeronautics Administration in its defense of a claim over a crash in 2000 brought by Singapore Airlines.
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
…That regional expertise extends to banking work, where the team, has impressive instructions… also an authority on corporate governance… advises on shipping groups and others in the sector on financial issues…
The Asia Pacific Legal 500
“Loo & Partners LLP’s boutique practice is often clients’ first port of call for projects of complexity and substantial value.”

– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

“…Loo & Partners has attracted more Taiwanese and Chinese clients on disputes as a result of representing the Taiwanese Civil Aeronatics Administration following an airliner crash.”

– The Asia Pacific Legal 500

We provide the entire spectrum of services relating to commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation, ranging from a simple debt recovery to a complex building and construction dispute. We were retained by the Civil Aeronautics Administration (the “CAA”) of the Republic of China to defend the CAA in the Third Party proceedings commenced by the Singapore Airlines Limited (“SIA”) arising from the crash of SIA’s aircraft operating Flight SQ006 at the Chiang Kai-Shek International Airport on 31 October 2000. Wide-ranging issues concerning state immunity, forum non-conveniens, lis alibi pendens and others have been reviewed by the Court of Appeal and/or the High Court (See: [2003] 3SLR 688, [2004] 1SLR 570, & [2005] 1SLR 409).

We also successfully represented the Taiwanese Government in its legal proceedings claim against two individuals for the recovery of approximately USD29.8 million, which was meant to be paid to the government of Papua New Guinea (”PNG”) in connection with Taiwan’s provision of technical assistance services to PNG.

Some of the transactions which we undertake are as follows:

  • Debt recovery
  • Building and construction disputes
  • Disputes among shareholders
  • Directors’ liabilities
  • Confidentiality, trade secrets and restraint disputes
  • Banking and financial transaction disputes
  • Defamation
  • Trust and equity
  • Probate and estate administration disputes
  • Contractual and tortious claims
  • Cargo claims
  • Freight claims
  • Arrest of vessels
  • Charterparty disputes
  • Marine insurance claims (including hull and machinery coverage, and cargo coverage)
  • General insurance (relating to property, fire and motor vehicle claims)
  • Employment disputes
  • Product liability
  • Commodity and futures markets disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Tax litigation and appeals
  • International trade disputes
  • Application for stay of proceedings
  • Enforcement proceedings of local and foreign judgments and arbitration awards
  • Cross-border multi-jurisdictional disputes