Timothy HaynesPartner at Kobre & Kim (Hong Kong)
Tim Haynes advises on and litigates high value, cross-border management, shareholder, commercial, insolvency and corporate restructuring disputes, often with a nexus to Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands, and the British Virgin Islands. He has over twenty years’ experience representing a wide range of Asia Pacific-based clients in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, from corporate shareholders and liquidators to high-net-worth individuals. He is particularly skilled at handling high-stakes management and shareholder disputes and other contentious matters arising out of distressed corporate and investment vehicles. In addition to being a Chartered Arbitrator, Mr. Haynes is an experienced advocate who has appeared in numerous cases before the first instance and appellate courts in both Hong Kong and the Cayman Islands.
Mr. Haynes has been recognized as a leading lawyer in multiple legal directories, with the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 describing him as “undoubtedly the best offshore dispute resolution partner in Hong Kong” providing “very measured and strategic advice on contentious insolvency matters, as well as broader commercial disputes".
Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Haynes practiced at Walkers, where he led the firm’s insolvency and dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong. Prior to Walkers, he practiced at Baker & McKenzie, also in Hong Kong.