Hong Kong is a leading financial centre and is home to one of the largest securities markets. Members have formidable knowledge of corporate tax, securities and licensing matters and have acquired a wealth of expertise, which is frequently deployed to assist clients who are embroiled in structuring, regulatory, and public offering issues.
Members’ capabilities in securities law enable them to navigate and advise on the complex regulatory framework - and related criminal proceedings - which govern today’s financial markets.
What the directories say:
This silk maintains a versatile commercial dispute resolution practice, with a particularly high profile for representing private entities and the Securities and Futures Commission in financial services regulatory disputes. He draws on almost four decades of legal practice at the Hong Kong Bar, which also covers experience handling construction and professional negligence matters.
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2021)
This silk is recognised for his “high level of experience in the handling of regulatory and quasi-criminal matters,” a quality which frequently secures him briefs from the SFC. He is further cited for his careful preparation, excellent presentational and cross-examination skills and is characterised as “a very robust performer who will fight every corner for the client.”
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2020)
“Everyone in town knows him as one of the best advocates in Hong Kong; he’s a smart and quick thinker and extremely good on his feet.” This DVC securities and construction Silk also attracts praise for his versatil[ity], style, confidence and excellent cross-examination skills.”
Acclaimed for providing “practical strategies and timely assistance” in the securities and commercial sectors, this Silk is acutely aware of [his] clients’ needs” and is recommended for “supreme clarity of thought.”
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2019)
One of DVC's members is identified as a “good cross-examiner” with a “very persuasive style of advocacy” who is not only “very knowledgeable in the [securities] area” but also has “the really thick skin you sometimes need.”
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2018)