Principal Areas of Practice
Banking & Commercial
Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property & Technology
1986 LLB (Hons) The University of Hong Kong
1987 PCLL The University of Hong Kong
1997 LLM The University of Hong Kong
1989 Solicitor, Hong Kong
1991 Barrister, Hong Kong
2009 Accredited Mediator
2013 Solicitor with Higher Rights of Audience
Professional Activities & Organisations
AsiaLaw Profile Highly Recommended Lawyer
Chambers Asia-Pacific Hong Kong Leading Lawyer
Director, The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals 2012-13
Examiner, Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination
Member, Asian Patent Attorneys Association
Member, Insolvency Law Committee, Law Society of Hong Kong
Member, Practice Management Committee, Law Society of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Corporate Insolvency Manual 4th ed, with Charles Booth, ELG Tyler, Terry Kan, LexisNexis, April 2018
‘Maintenance, Champerty and Litigation Funding in Hong Kong’. Hong Kong Lawyer, February 2014
Reforming Law Reform: Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond, with Michael Tilbury, Simon Young, Ludwig Ng, HKU Press, 2014
Author, ‘Reforming Law Reform’. Hong Kong Lawyer, December 2010
Ludwig’s major area of practice is insolvency and corporate restructuring. Under his leadership, the firm has a thriving practice advising and representing insolvency practitioners in Hong Kong and overseas in all aspects of their practice, particularly on investigation of corporate fraud, assets tracing and recovery, actions against former company officers, cross-border insolvency and corporate restructuring. The firm also represents banks, financial institutions and substantial creditors in protecting their rights in the insolvency of their customers. Apart from insolvency, Ludwig is also experienced in the whole spectrum of civil and criminal matters, particularly shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, media law and intellectual properties.
Outside the firm, Ludwig is an examiner of the Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examinations.
Ludwig is one of the few solicitors in Hong Kong awarded the Higher Rights of Audience, which entitles him to appear as an advocate in all courts up to the Court of Final Appeal.
Ludwig is selected by AsiaLaw Profiles and Chambers and Partners as a leading lawyer in the fields of Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency.