John Han

Partner, Kobre & Kim 

John Han is admitted as a Solicitor Advocate in Hong Kong, in the United States, and in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. He is an accomplished litigator and advocate who helps clients achieve business objectives in matters involving Greater China, the U.S., and English common law jurisdictions including the British Virgin Islands. Clients rely on his deep regional business knowledge and bilingual language capabilities.

Mr. Han has acted as lead counsel in a wide range of cross-border disputes involving monetization and demonetization of US $100M+ judgments and arbitration awards both against and on behalf of governments, state-owned enterprises, and multinational corporations. The matters often involve fraud or misconduct. He regularly leads large-scale cross-border matters to monetize substantial defaulted PRC loan and guarantee portfolios where assets are concealed through complex offshore structures, trusts, and foundations, and where debtors and decision-makers are found in Europe, EMEA, and the U.S

On May 29, standing in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump announced plans to withdraw certain U.S. “policy exemptions that give Hong Kong different and special treatment.” One month later,...
10 July 2020
More than 60 percent of businesses operating in the so-called virtual currency space are reportedly based in Hong Kong and Mainland China. These businesses may be surprised to learn that they can be...
15 September 2017
Hong Kong lawyers have a powerful tool they may not be aware of: the (in)famous US discovery system. Under a little-known US law, parties to proceedings in Hong Kong can take discovery in the US for...
12 May 2017
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