Jeremy Lightfoot

Campbells Hong Kong


Jeremy is a partner in Campbells’ Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group. He is an experienced commercial practitioner and advocate who has litigated a wide range of international disputes in Court and arbitration proceedings. Jeremy studied law at Oxford University and practised as a barrister at a leading chambers in London before moving offshore with Campbells. Jeremy was initially based in Campbells’ BVI office and now operates from their Hong Kong office. Jeremy’s recent matters have included high value shareholder litigation, joint venture disputes, contentious insolvency, cross-border disputes, corporate disputes and urgent interim relief.


Comments on Jeremy in the leading directories in recent years have included:

‘highly regarded’ (Legal 500, British Virgin Islands, 2017)

‘Able to provide timely and precise analysis of the strengths of a case in clear and effective terms’ (Legal 500 UK 2016)

‘Very sharp with fantastic concise drafting skills’ (Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2016)

‘Bright, accessible and easy to work with’ (Legal 500 UK Bar, 2015)

‘He is able to zoom in on the most important issues that affect the case’ (Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2015)

‘a brilliant blend of legal and commercial acumen’ (Chambers & Partners UK Bar, 2014)


Qualifications and Admissions:

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong
  • Admitted as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales (currently not practising)
  • Bar Vocational Course (College of Law, London), graded “Outstanding”, Lincoln’s Inn “Student of the Year”
  • Admitted to The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London (recipient of a Lord Mansfield Scholarship)
  • Master of Arts in Law (Jurisprudence), Oxford University