Matt Bower

Partner, Allen & Overy (Hong Kong)

Matt Bower is a partner in Allen & Overy's litigation and dispute resolution department. Bower advises investments banks, financial institutions and other clients in High Court litigation in England and Wales and Hong Kong and regulatory investigations. Bower has particular experience of disputes arising from derivative, syndicated loan and asset management complaints and extensive trial experience, having acted among other matters for six former non-executive directors of Equitable Life in defending one of the largest claims ever brought before the English Commercial Court against individual directors.

As we move into the year of the rat, Allen & Overy partners Matt Bower and Charlotte Robins consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in...
28 February 2020
In June 2019, Allen & Overy, along with the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), released a report highlighting areas of Hong Kong legislation and policy in which an individual’s relationship...
14 October 2019
Differential treatment on the basis of relationship status is widespread in Hong Kong. In areas as diverse as taxation, anti-discrimination and criminal matters, the law does not recognise civil...
29 August 2019
The recent Hong Kong appellate judgment in Zhang Hong Li and another v DBS (Hong Kong) Ltd and others, CACV 138/2017, in which a bank’s wealthy customers sought to recover losses suffered from...
30 August 2018
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