Reed Smith has announced the hire of Stephanie Chan as partner in its litigation practice in Hong Kong office.

Chan specialises in commercial litigation, contentious regulatory matters and international arbitration. She has extensive experience in advising multinational and Chinese companies in commercial disputes, with particular focus on cross-border contractual disputes, joint venture and shareholder disputes, fraud, enforcement of securities and debt recovery.

Prior to joining Reed Smith, Chan was a counsel at Ashurst.

Peter Ellis, Reed Smith’s global chair of litigation, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Stephanie to the firm. She has a broad range of disputes expertise and extensive experience in advising on regulatory investigations. Her appointment further enhances our growing disputes practice in Hong Kong.”