Antonia Croke

Antonia Croke

Partner
Hong Kong, London

Email antonia.croke@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5092 (Hong Kong)

Fax +852 2219 0222 (Hong Kong)

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As part of our Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment practice, Antonia Croke focuses on complex, cross-border litigation for multinational companies and financial institutions.

Antonia is highly experienced in advising on corporate and shareholder disputes, fraud, insolvency/restructuring and financial services litigation.

Antonia is a Partner in our Hong Kong office and before relocating to Hong Kong in 2020 she spent the previous decade in London assisting multinational companies and financial institutions involved in cross-jurisdictional disputes, investigations, and injunctions. Her calm, commercial, and pragmatic approach means that she is adept at managing global teams on high profile cases across the UK, Europe, the US, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia. She also has experience in conducting internal and regulatory investigations.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Antonia worked in the London office of an international law firm and as an associate in two leading Australian law firms in Sydney from 2004 to 2010. Antonia also spent time on secondment in the Litigation team at a major UK bank. In 2015 Antonia was featured in the Cambridge Judge Business School magazine, Flux as a “Leading Light” in the legal industry.

Awards and recognitions

2015

“Leading Light” in the legal industry
Cambridge Judge Business School magazine

Education and admissions

Education

Master of Laws, University of Sydney, Distinction, 2015

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, The College of Law Australia, Distinction, 2007

Bachelor of Laws, Macquarie University, 2005

Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University, 2005

Memberships

The Law Society of Hong Kong

NSW Law Society

Court admissions

Supreme Court of New South Wales

High Court of Hong Kong

Representative experience

Advising a multinational automotive company in respect of contractual force majeure issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Advising a multinational energy company on multimillion dollar claims arising out of a supply contract and representing the client in proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia.

Advising a Hong Kong company on debt recovery claims relating to a supply contract in the UK.

Advising a multinational beverage company on the dissolution of joint venture in the UK, including potential claims relating to competition, IP and contractual issues.

Advising a multinational automotive company in relation to the termination of contractual arrangements relating to a joint venture in the UK.

Advising a multinational beverage company on contractual pricing issues arising out of a NY law governed supply agreement.

Advising a large independent UK oil producer on its US$2.5 billion financial restructuring, which was implemented by a Court-approved creditors' scheme of arrangement.*

Advising on a multinational telecommunications company’s cross border insolvency and litigation proceedings in Canada, the US and England.*

Advising a global investment bank in relation to an investigation in respect of the misuse of financial instruments.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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