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http://www.minterellison.com/people/david-harrington
David Harrington
Partner
My practice is split between commercial litigation and professional indemnity litigation. In that regard I have conducted a wide range of commercial litigation including court and arbitration proceedings in relation to shareholder disputes; contractual claims; joint venture disputes; employment and trade secret disputes; and insolvency related matters. I also act regularly in professional indemnity claims involving solicitors; barristers; and accountants.
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  • +852 9193 7664

I qualified in Hong Kong in 1999 and in Australia in 1985. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 1998, I was a senior associate in the commercial litigation section of a leading Sydney law firm.

Career highlights

  • Company: shareholder agreements; minority rights; derivative actions; directors duties; internal disputes; just and equitable winding up
  • Insolvency: liquidation; retention of title clauses; cross border insolvency issues; fraudulent preferences and unlawful dispositions
  • Commercial Litigation: commercial contract disputes, franchise disputes, cross border litigation
  • Civil Fraud: breach of fiduciary duty; tracing and proprietary claims • Employment: transfer of partners/employees; breach of employees duties; confidential information disputes
  • Professional Negligence Claims: defending claims against solicitors, accountants, and professionals involved in building/infrastructure projects