Overview of the first conduct rule and preparation for trial of enforcement action under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619)

22 March 2019

Join DVC’s Connie Lee and Tommy Cheung when they provide a root and branch examination of the first conduct rule and tips on prepping for trial for enforcement actions under the Competition Ordinance at a CPD accredited seminar on 4 April. To register: click here https://www.cpdcentre.org/forthcoming-seminars Click here to read more

Challenges and Opportunities for Young Arbitrators (Conference) - 8 April

20 March 2019

DVC’s William Wong SC and Richard Leung JP will be speaking at the upcoming CIArb Conference on 8 April 2019. The conference poses the question: what are some of the Challenges & Opportunities for Young Arbitrators in today’s landscape? With the double barrelled implementation of third party funding in Hong Kong and the Belt & Road initiative on the horizon - it is likely that many deadlocked parties will turn... Click here to read more

DVC supports Bring Me a Book Charity in its first CSR initiative

13 March 2019

Des Voeux Chambers’ first CSR initiative saw children’s faces light up when 8 of our barristers travelled to Tin Shui Wai to read them stories from books that our Chambers donated as part of a new library in support of the Bring Me a Book Charity. DVC’s Deputy Head, Winnie Tam SC, JP, Catrina Lam, Johnny Ma, Teresa Wu, Rachel Lam, Alan Kwong, Sabrina Ho, and Eva Leung visited The... Click here to read more

Welcome to the 5th edition of A Word of Counsel

01 March 2019

Teeming with write-ups on landmark decisions from the end of 2018 and Q1 of 2019, you will also find in the 5th edition of A Word of Counsel deep dive coverage on how the legal landscape is shifting, Case Reports from myriad domains including insolvency, securities, competition, and intellectual property, an array of exciting Announcements and a roundup of recent Events featuring DVC's members. Click here to read more

Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018

04 February 2019

Members of chambers attended a series of events during Hong Kong’s Maritime Week at the tail end of 2018 to celebrate Hong Kong’s renowned role in the maritime industry. In particular, Patrick Fung SC, Sabrina Ho and Tiffany Chan attended a forum entitled “When Hong Kong Lawyers Meet Shipping Enterprises,” which addressed key issues in the way forward for Hong Kong’s thriving maritime industry. The forum, organised by the Hong... Click here to read more

Winding-up in the Public Interest and Appointment of Provisional Liquidators

04 February 2019

In one of the first events of the new year, Douglas Lam SC, Sabrina Ho and Tom Ng delivered a seminar on "Winding up in the Public Interest and Appointment of Provisional Liquidators" before an audience consisting of members of the Securities and Futures Commission. The seminar focused on s.212, 213 and 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571), as well as s.193 of the Companies (Winding Up and... Click here to read more

COINS Greater China Restructuring Forum : creating a compass for the conversation around insolvency and restructuring in Hong Kong

16 January 2019

Incisive discussions around Hong Kong's role in international debt restructuring for Chinese businesses, and Hong Kong serving as the platform for international distress featured as part of the COINS Greater China Restructuring Forum held on 16 January 2019, during Hong Kong’s International Financial Week. COINS is the acronym for Company & Insolvency Law Society. Over 200 attendees came together at the Hong Kong Convention Centre in a Conference that broke... Click here to read more

DVC boosts headcount with arrival of new criminal law specialist, Joseph Tse SC

31 December 2018

It is with delight that DVC announces the arrival of criminal law and white collar crime specialist, Joseph Tse SC. He joins us in the new year. Joseph was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1984 and commenced practice in 1985. He was appointed as a Senior Counsel in 2006. Joseph practises in criminal law with expertise and interest in white collar crime cases involving, inter alia, the ICAC.... Click here to read more

By the numbers….

24 December 2018

Closing out an extremely active 2018, Des Voeux Chambers’ members have had a highly productive year backed by dedicated hard work, creative solutions, keen insights and agile thinking. Here’s why by the numbers….. 22 Silks and Juniors were ranked by Chambers & Partners 2018- 2019 3 juniors debuted 6 new tenants joined Chambers in September 18 events were spearheaded involving over 80% of our members 19 new initiatives unique to... Click here to read more