Kam Dhaliwal

Associate

Personal Profile

Kam Dhaliwal is an Associate of Karas LLP.  Kam has experience in complex commercial litigation and related investigations, with a focus on corporate insolvency, professional negligence and fraud related matters.

Kam has acted and advised on disputes and investigations arising from major corporate collapses, audit negligence claims, fraud claims, breach of trust and fiduciary duty claims against company directors and estate claims. She also has experience in litigation, including various interlocutory and appellate proceedings before the High Court of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Court of the Final Appeal.

Kam joined Lipman Karas in 2018. She commenced her career with Eversheds Sutherland. She has also previously completed a secondment with the Department of Justice (Hong Kong).

Key Experience

China Forestry
Representing the liquidators of a former Hong Kong-listed holding company of a group purporting to own extensive timber plantations in Mainland China, in an audit negligence claim seeking damages of over US$100 million.

Representing the liquidators in on-going Hong Kong proceedings against the company’s former CEO and director for breach of fiduciary duties and misappropriations.

Acting on behalf of a London-based QC in seeking to be admitted in Hong Kong on an ad hoc basis, on the novel point of whether an overseas lawyer may be admitted to appear with a Hong Kong solicitor advocate without a local barrister

Other
Advising on potential trusts and estate claims arising from a set of complex family trusts.

Assisting in an international dispute involving breach of contract and distributorship agreement, successfully obtaining an urgent ex-parte injunction to restrain the defendant from using the claimant’s trademarks in business.

Career History

  • Associate, Karas LLP, 2021
  • Associate, Lipman Karas Hong Kong, 2018
  • Trainee Solicitor, Eversheds Sutherland Hong Kong, 2016
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Laws, City University of Hong Kong, 2016
  • Bachelor of Laws, City University of Hong Kong, 2015

Admissions

  • High Court of Hong Kong, 2018

Articles and Publications

  • Co-authored the Hong Kong chapter in the INSOL/ World Bank “Global Guide: Measures Adopted to Support Distressed Businesses through COVID-19 - Finance Related Interventions” (April 2020 and updates thereafter)
  • Assisted on the article “The insolvency and arbitration intersection: A review of recent regional approaches to the question of arbitrability”, The Arbitrator & Mediator Journal (Resolution Institute), Volume 40 Issue No. 1 (June 2021)