Focusing on general commercial disputes, Michael Maguiness specialises in handling professional negligence claims and advising on insurance related matters.
Defending a Big Four accounting firm in multi-million dollar High Court proceedings in Hong Kong commenced by the liquidators of an international group of companies relating to alleged audit negligence
Advising on a multi-million dollar arbitration against an international architecture and design practice relating to the design of an extension to a major regional theme park in Hong Kong
Advising on a claim against an amusement rides manufacturer in relation to the allegedly defective design, manufacture and installation of a ride in the façade of a hotel and casino resort in Macau
Defending a global insurance and reinsurance broker in High Court proceedings in Hong Kong relating to the allegedly negligent placement of event cancellation insurance
Acting for a global telecommunications company in High Court proceedings in Hong Kong relating to unpaid royalties for the use of mobile phone technology patents pursuant to a patent licence agreement
Member of the Hong Kong Insurers Club Limited
Member of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong