With a particular focus on defending claims against professionals, Samuel Hung specialises in commercial disputes resolution.
Predominantly advising professional service firms and their insurers, including accountants, lawyers (solicitors and barristers), insurance intermediaries, financial advisers and property consultants in civil claims, Samuel also helps clients with regulatory investigations and disciplinary proceedings, and provides risk management advice to them.
He was seconded to the Office of the General Counsel at one of the "Big 4" accounting firms assisting with its litigation and regulatory matters. He also completed two secondments with a major international insurer dealing with its financial lines and professional indemnity claims in Hong Kong.
Samuel has acted as Hong Kong monitoring counsel for insurers in a number of high-profile US securities class actions and provided coverage advice in relation to cross-border commercial crime cases. He also constantly receives instructions from insurers to defend listed companies and their directors, and advise on related insurance coverage issues.
He speaks regularly on litigation and regulatory issues to professional services firms, insurers, insurance brokers and professional regulatory organisations. He is currently the Chairman of the Future Insurance Leaders Group (affiliated to the Chartered Insurance Institute Hong Kong), which is dedicated to raising professional standards among the young members of the insurance industry.
Samuel was admitted in both Hong Kong and Australia (New South Wales). He speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.