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Natalie Leong - RKS Rita Ku & Solicitors, best family lawyer - probate, MIP, wills, litigation, private client, family, children, custody, Hague convention, surrogacy, jurisdiction,

ASSOCIATENatalie Leong

Natalie is an associate of RKS specialising in family law and civil litigation.

Natalie advises on all aspects of family law, including nuptial agreements, divorce, and disputes relating to children and matrimonial finances.  She also advises on contentious estate and probate matters.  Her civil litigation experience includes handling general commercial disputes and professional liability claims.

Natalie began her career at an international law firm specialising in family law.  She subsequently joined the disputes practices of other leading international law firms, and broadened her practice to cover commercial litigation, arbitration, and professional liability claims.  Natalie has advised clients ranging from ultra-high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, city professionals, private banks, global accounting firms, multinational insurers, and Hong Kong law firms.

Clients praise Natalie for her ‘dedication and professionalism‘ and as someone who ‘truly cares‘.  Many commend her ability to remain calm and provide high-quality advice and support in the most trying of times.  Natalie is also recognised for her ability to synthesize high-level strategic considerations with an extensive knowledge of litigation procedure, as well as her aptitude for legal writing, with one client commenting ‘I figured I had a winning streak when I saw her drafts.’

Natalie is qualified in Hong Kong and an active member of the Hong Kong Family Law Association.  She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Education – 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, LLB, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLM

Language – Cantonese, English & Mandarin

Education – 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, LLB, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLM

Language – Cantonese, English & Mandarin

Natalie Leong - RKS Rita Ku & Solicitors, best family lawyer - probate, MIP, wills, litigation, private client, family, children, custody, Hague convention, surrogacy, jurisdiction,
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LitigationFamily Cases

  • Acted for an ultra-high net worth individual in successfully negotiating a HK$10 billion divorce settlement.
  • VK v. SAFG [2018] HKFC 126 – Acted for an overseas non-primary carer father in his successful applications for care and control and leave to relocate his daughter from Hong Kong to Switzerland.
  • GDML v ER [2019] HKFC 65 – Acted for a senior banking professional in his successful application for primary care of infant children at risk of neglect.
  • Acted for a senior finance professional in her successful application for leave to relocate her children from Hong Kong to Switzerland.
  • GMSA aka DGMS v. DMPJ [2017] HKCA 384 – Successfully defended an application for leave to appeal against a decree nisi and two consent orders.
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General Commercial Disputes

  • Acted for a global accounting firm to defend a professional negligence claim worth US$1.9 billion. The claim arose out of 2 engagements for a now- defunct company formerly listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Acted for a global accounting firm in respect of an audit engagement which became the subject of investigations by the Financial Reporting Council and Securities and Futures Commission.
  • New Century Credit Services Ltd v. Yeung Hung [2020] HKCFI 2651Successfully defending a Hong Kong law firm sued for breach of trust, breach of fiduciary duty, undue influence and misrepresentation.
  • X v. Y [2020] HKCFI 2782 – Acted for an international bank in its application to set aside a Hong Kong court order granting leave to enforce a foreign arbitration award. The underlying dispute concerned, inter alia, allegations of negligence against the bank. On 5 November 2020, the Court of First Instance ruled in favour of the bank.
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“I figured I had a winning streak when I saw her draft letters.  Nice and crisp.  That was a change of tack.”
IT expert         
“I wanted to thank you personally for all your hard work and efforts.  I know you have been
working very long hours, late nights and over weekends and have delivered impeccable work.
I am grateful.  I have met many young professionals in my career and you are a very impressive one
who truly cares about her work.  Thanks again.”
Partner of an international investment banking firm      
“I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your highly valuable work and contribution over the past three years.
You have impressed me with your intelligence, dedication and professionalism throughout.
I was very lucky to have you on my team.  You will be missed… I am sure you will continue to shine…
I will never forget how much you have done for me in such challenging times…”
Banker

“I figured I had a winning streak when I saw her draft letters.  Nice and crisp.  That was a change of tack.”

IT expert         

“I wanted to thank you personally for all your hard work and efforts.  I know you have been working very long hours, late nights and over weekends and have delivered impeccable work.

I am grateful.  I have met many young professionals in my career and you are a very impressive one who truly cares about her work.  Thanks again.”

Partner of an international investment banking firm      

“I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your highly valuable work and contribution over the past three years.  You have impressed me with your intelligence, dedication and professionalism throughout.  I was very lucky to have you on my team.  You will be missed… I am sure you will continue to shine… I will never forget how much you have done for me in such challenging times…”

Banker