Law Firm of Hugh H. Mo, P.C. v. Ng Lap Seng

  1. December 02, 2022

    Ex-Counsel For Macau Billionaire Wins $1.9M In Fees

    Attorney Hugh H. Mo has won his requested $1.9 million in legal fees from former billionaire client Ng Lap Seng in relation to Mo's representation of him in a bribery case, a New York federal judge has ruled.

  2. September 19, 2022

    Developer's Unpaid Atty Fees Scrutinized As Trial Opens

    A Manhattan federal judge appeared skeptical Monday of claims that the lead defender in Chinese real estate mogul Ng Lap Seng's criminal bribery case took advantage of language barriers to charge an "outrageous" fee while farming work out to more experienced lawyers like Ben Brafman. 

  3. September 10, 2021

    Brafman On Depo List In Atty's Fee Beef With Billionaire

    A Manhattan federal judge said Friday that counsel for billionaire Ng Lap Seng may question three lawyers who once defended him against bribery charges, including noted litigator Ben Brafman, in a dispute with a fourth former lawyer over a $6 million fee.

  4. January 22, 2021

    Billionaire Hits Back At Ex-Counsel In Fight Over $6M Fee

    Attorney Hugh H. Mo billed $6 million to a Chinese billionaire, vowing a soup-to-nuts defense against bribery charges. But he barely worked on the yearslong case, as Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Ben Brafman and others did the heavy lifting, a Manhattan federal judge heard Friday.