Partner, Head of Asia, Simmons and Simmons

Paul Li

Paul is a specialist in the field of financial markets regulation. He advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of their financial services businesses and specializes in related claims and regulatory and criminal investigations.

Recent work includes:

  • advising various asset managers in connection with insider dealing investigations, including acting for the former Head of Asian Equities of the asset management division of a major European banking group, defending insider dealing proceedings before the Market Misconduct Tribunal
  • acting for a private bank defending claims by various investors alleging mis-selling of leveraged products advising various financial institutions, listed companies and individuals in relation to investigations conducted by the Securities and Futures Commission, including the publicly announced investigation in relation to Citic Pacific
  • advising a hedge fund investor in connection with a US$180m+ claim against professional advisers.