Overview

Aleisha Brown is counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring group in Hong Kong. Aleisha has experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters, having acted for clients in relation to trust disputes, the winding up of offshore companies, limited partnerships and other structures, shareholder, investor and partnership disputes, schemes of arrangement, insurance claims and cross-border estate matters.

Aleisha is a STEP qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and advises individual and corporate clients including trustees, beneficiaries, protectors, and enforcers of STAR trusts on contentious and non-contentious trust matters. Aleisha has been listed as a Rising Leader in the Private Client Global Elite Directory 2022/23.

In 2020, Aleisha was recognised by Legal 500 as a “key lawyer” and in 2019 was awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award for achieving the highest pass with distinction in the STEP Advanced Certificate in Cross-Border Estates (between 1 July and 31 December 2018).

Aleisha spent two years practising in the Cayman Islands before relocating to Hong Kong in 2018. After relocating to Hong Kong, Aleisha was seconded to a major international bank where she assisted the bank’s private wealth business on a range of matters relating to the establishment, administration and termination of trusts.

 

Expertise

  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Trust and Estates Litigation
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Foreign Judgment and Arbitral Award Recognition and Enforcement
  • Cross-Border Fraud Litigation

Work Highlights

(Prior to joining Campbells):

  • Acting for a corporate trustee of a Cayman Islands trust in relation to the trustee’s application for directions as to the ultimate beneficiary of the trust.
  • Acting for Cayman Islands incorporated/Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed companies in urgent applications to appoint provisional liquidators for restructuring purposes.
  • Acting for limited partners as petitioners in a just and equitable winding up petition in respect of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership with assets located in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Acting for a Cayman Islands company claiming against an insurer under a Cayman Islands law governed insurance contract for loss arising from the confiscation by the Brazilian government of the company’s primary asset.

 

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong, 2018
  • Admitted as an Attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, 2016
  • Admitted an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia, 2011
  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours, University of Adelaide, 2010

Prior Career History

  • Ogier, Hong Kong
  • Harneys, Cayman Islands and Hong Kong
  • Allens, Melbourne

 

Professional Associations

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

Recognition and Awards

  • Rising Leader – Private Client Global Elite Directory 2022/23
  • Key Lawyer – Legal 500, 2000