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Several members are qualified in other jurisdictions such as England, the People's Republic of China (Mainland), the United States, Australia, Singapore and the British Virgin Islands.  Some members also regularly conduct international arbitration in overseas jurisdictions, including Europe, Asia, Middle East and the United States.  In addition to litigation and arbitration, members are regularly instructed to advise on questions of Hong Kong law, with a view of assisting foreign proceedings. Members have appeared in foreign Courts, both as advocate and as expert witness on questions of Hong Kong law.  A number of our members also act as Hong Kong Law Consultants to law firms in Mainland PRC, pursuant to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) and rules as promulgated by the Ministry of Justice of the PRC.


What the directories say: 




This newly ranked up and coming junior attracts increasing attention as a “very busy junior with a high-powered practice.” He is singled out for his “very quick mind,” “impressive advocacy skills” and “very creative readiness to argue things from a different angle.” He has built up a noteworthy body of experience of cases arising in the shipping and aviation spheres.


This silk achieves acclaim for being “a natural advocate and [for being] brilliant on his feet,” with an ability to “steer away from the bad points” while at the same time coming up with “inventive arguments.”

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2020)


Noted for being “one of best advocates in Hong Kong and for being one of the city’s most versatile Silks,” This standout specialist “gets to the point expressively and persuasively.” He is “significantly active in the shipping, securities and financial services.”

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2019)


In the shipping and financial arenas, one of DVC's members stands out for being "one of the best all-round Silks in Hong Kong" able to impressively "master the intricacies of several discrete branches of law" and is "admired" for being a "tenacious advocate" who takes on "hard cases" and can be "recommended for turning a losing case into a winning one." Another Silk is acknowledged for being very "fair and hard-working," a "very active thinker," and "very persuasive to judges." 

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2018)

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