An interview with DVC’s Look Chan Ho

08 June 2020

In this interview with GRR, Look-Chan Ho addresses the issue of how COVID-19 is impacting restructuring and insolvency practices in Hong Kong.  Click the link below to read more https://globalrestructuringreview.com/article/1227535/covid-19-calls-look-chan-ho-of-des-voeux-chambers-in-hong-kong Click here to read more

Join us for an illuminating Competition webinar hosted by LIDC HK, Des Voeux Chambers and Monckton Chambers on 23 June 2020

03 June 2020

LIDC HK, in conjunction with DVC and Monckton Chambers welcome you to an illuminating inaugural webinar to introduce the Hong Kong Chapter of LIDC. A distinguished panel of speakers will converge to discuss: Penalty shoot-outs in Competition law: a field guide on penalties and costs for Contravention of the First Conduct Rule in HK." Further details and a registration form can be found in the invitation below.  Click here to read more

DVC is delighted to announce an exclusive collaboration with Westlaw Asia

26 May 2020

DVC has partnered with Westlaw Asia to showcase a body of illuminating case reports authored by DVC's barristers over the last two years - and these are featured on Westlaw's Practical Law platform. These will be updated on a real-time basis. These articles and case reports demonstrate how DVC's barristers have been at the coalface of many of the major (and minor) trends in the lion's share of different sectors, including administrative & public law,... Click here to read more

DVC’s Daniel R Fung SC presents a webinar for Peking University (Beida) on the interplay between AI and Dispute Resolution

22 May 2020

DVC’s Daniel R Fung SC conducted a webinar on Artificial Intelligence and the future of Dispute REsolution beamed to over 150 law students at Peking University (Beida) on 9 May 2020. Click the link below to watch the full webinar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_uMAFNc7wM   Click here to read more

Doyles Guide 2020 - Estates & Probate Litigation

18 May 2020

DVC's Frances Lok and Kerby Lau have been recognised by the Doyles Guide 2020 for Estates & Probate Litigation in the Recommended Junior Counsel category.   Click here to read more

Can China be forced to compensate other countries for the spread of COVID-19 through legal or arbitral processes?

13 May 2020

CW Ling, Chairman of Hong Kong Mediation Council and HKIAC arbitrator, shared his views on the viability of legal claims that are being made by various governments and groups around the world against the PRC government. During the RTHK interview, he highlighted issues of state immunity and limitations of international arbitration, citing the South Sea arbitration case (2015) as an example.  Click the link below to watch the video:  https://lnkd.in/dc_UfKY Click here to read more

Latest in a series of new appointments

13 May 2020

DVC's Head, Winnie Tam SC has taken on the mantle of Co-Chair of Women In Arbitration, a group set up under the auspices of the HKIAC to promote and advance women in the international arbitration scene.  Click here to read more

Cross-border Insolvency Webinar with DVC’s Look-Chan Ho on 1st June 2020

12 May 2020

Join DVC's Look-Chan Ho for a CPD accredited webinar hosted by the HKCPA's Restructuring & Insolvency Fund  at lunchtime on Monday, 1st June.  Look will cover recent milestone developments on cross-border insolvency assistance, schemes of arrangement and the interplay between arbitration and insolvency. Further registration details appear in the link below:   Click here to read more

New appointment

02 May 2020

DVC's Head of Chambers, Winnie Tam SC, JP has been appointed to the Appointments Committee of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, effective today. This is a position in addition to her current appointment to the Nominations Committee of HKIAC since November 2018, following significant reforms in the governance of the HKIAC.  The Appointments Committee falls under the auspices of the HKIAC Council. Members of the Committee are empowered to appoint and confirm arbitrators, emergency... Click here to read more

Who was recognised by Doyles’ Guide for Construction Law - and who debuted this year?

24 April 2020

Ian Pennicott QC, SC has been recognised in the Preeminent Senior Counsel category by the Doyles Guide for Leading Construction & Infrastracture Litigation Barristers - Hong Kong, 2020, and he is joined by Anthony Houghton SC who received acclaim in the Leading Senior Counsel bracket and John Scott QC, SC, JP who was recognised in the Recommended Senior Counsel bracket.   Calvin Cheuk is accredited in the Leading Junior Counsel category, while David Tsang... Click here to read more