DVC’s Eva Leung to speak at a thought leadership event on Tax Law

23 August 2019

DVC's Eva Leung will be speaking at a Lexis-Nexis CPD accredited event on 18th September on Tax Law. Specifically she will be providing a practical guide for dealing with tax related issues  including the activities giving rise to profits tax, the source concept, and deductible expenses. She will also weave in relevant developments in this sector and recent case law.  Please see the flyer below for further details.  A Practical Guide for Dealing... Click here to read more

Chairman of the Mediation Council, HKIAC

12 August 2019

DVC is delighted to announce that CW Ling has been elected as Chairman of the Mediation Council, HKIAC. The Mediation Council celebrates its 25th anniversary this year: it was set up in 1994 to promote the development and use of mediation as an alternative method of resolving disputes.    Click here to read more

Weekend Singing Competition brings members of the HK Bar Association together

29 July 2019

On Saturday July 27th, members of the Bar Association converged to participate in and support a singing competition organised by the Recreation and Sports Club for HK Professional Bodies.   DVC's Rosa Lee and Michael Ng came first in the group singing contest, with Rosa also coming first in the solo singing competition.  Additional contestants at the annual competition included representatives from the HK Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the HK... Click here to read more

DVC welcomes new joiners

17 July 2019

DVC is delighted to announce that for the 6th consecutive year, all 4 of DVC's 9 month pupils have been offered tenancy. This will take effect on 1st September 2019. DVC's new joiners include: Euchine Ng Euchine graduated with First Class Honours in her BA in Law from the University of Cambridge and as a Senior Scholar of Trinity College for her academic excellence. She further obtained her LLM from... Click here to read more

The Big Freeze - a seminar highlighting recent case law on Pre-emptive Remedies

04 July 2019

DVC's Catrina Lam and Kevin Lau were invited to deliver a seminar on the topic of “Pre-Emptive Remedies” at Robertsons on 21 June 2019. Catrina focused her presentation on injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings and arbitrations, whilst Kevin delved into the salient features associated with pre-action discovery and applications to inspect the court files of related proceedings. Catrina reviewed recent developments in the case law, particularly on the Hong Kong... Click here to read more

Justice of the Peace

02 July 2019

DVC is delighted to announce that William Wong SC has been appointed Justice of the Peace effective 1 July 2019.                  Click here to read more

Management of the Property and Affairs of Mentally Incapacitated Persons

26 June 2019

Mr. Chua Guan-Hock SC and Miss Teresa Wu of DVC were invited by Ms. Sherlynn Chan, the Author of “A Practical Guide to Mental Health Law in Hong Kong”, to share with practitioners in the field their experiences on the topic of Management of the Property and Affairs of Mentally Incapacitated Persons. As the Hon Mr. Justice Johnson Lam, the Vice President of the Court of Appeal, stated at the beginning... Click here to read more

Commemorating two new Silks at DVC

24 June 2019

Saturday, 22nd June 2019 was a day of celebration as DVC's Jenkin Suen SC and Rachel Lam SC were called to the Inner Bar.  Hong Kong's Honourable Chief Justice, Mr. Geoffrey Ma Tao-li GBM delivered a short speech welcoming the new silks to the Inner Bar at the Court of Final Appeal. The ceremony took place before the Secretary for Justice, Teresa Cheng SC, GBS, Chairman of the Bar, Philip Dykes SC,... Click here to read more

Connie Lee and Vincent Chiu provide clarification on a novel employment case

18 June 2019

Connie Lee and Vincent Chiu delivered an engaging seminar on a recent employment case at Deacons’ offices on 13 June 2019. The presentation was entitled “Testing the waters: Are Team-Based Commissions and Bonuses Deductible from Employees’ Statutory Entitlements?” Taking the audience through the novel decision in Mak Wai Man & Ors v. Richfield Realty Limited [2019] HKDC 358, Connie and Vincent explained the reasoning behind the decision which clarified the... Click here to read more

Here’s what you missed at DVC’s 2nd JUNIORS’ COCKTAIL - 13 June 2019

17 June 2019

This year’s iteration of the annual DVC Juniors’ Cocktail mirrored the strength-in-numbers we saw at last year’s event - with a turn-out over-indexing the 100 mark. The cocktail was held at China Tang on 13 June 2019 and it was a prime opportunity for DVC’s Juniors (under 10 years’ call) to mix with solicitors and in-house counsel of the same vintage. It facilitated one and two degree introductions within the... Click here to read more