Annabelle Wang graduated with a Double First Class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, receiving an academic Exhibition and Scholarship. She subsequently completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), obtaining a Distinction. She was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple, receiving an Exhibition Award.
As a pupil, Annabelle gained exposure to all of Chambers’ core areas of practice, including corporate insolvency and restructuring, bankruptcy, banking and finance, commercial litigation, offshore, company law and trusts. She was supervised by William Willson, Clara Johnson, Henry Phillips, Charlotte Cooke, Hannah Thornley, Adam Al-Attar and Stephen Robins.
During pupillage, Annabelle assisted on a broad variety of matters spanning Chambers’ practice areas. These included the subordinated debt litigation arising out the collapse of Lehman Brothers (Re Lehman Brothers Holdings PLC (in administration)); several schemes of arrangement and restructuring plans (for example, Re Smile Telecoms Holdings ltd and Re Steinhoff International Holdings NV) and litigation concerning Ponzi schemes and the reflective loss principle. Annabelle also assisted on a number of offshore matters, including the appointment of provisional liquidators and privilege issues in the British Virgin Islands.