Julie EngwirdaPartner at Harneys (Hong Kong)
Julie Engwirda is a partner in the Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency practice group in Harneys’ Hong Kong office. Julie has a wealth of experience in complex cross-border commercial disputes and is regularly sought after by clients for her work on matters involving insolvency, fraud, asset tracing, distressed funds, shareholder disputes, contentious trusts, contract disputes, misfeasance, and breach of fiduciary duties. She has particular expertise in obtaining pre-emptive and interim relief to preserve or locate assets across multiple jurisdictions, such as injunctions, freezing orders, and Norwich Pharmacal orders. Julie has acted in arbitrations and in support of arbitrations, obtaining interim relief and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Julie is a member of INSOL International, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and 100 Women in Finance. She served as a director of the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA) of the BVI and was also a founding director and member of the Women’s Offshore Network (BVI).