DVC is widely recognised as one of the leading commercial sets of chambers in town. A former member sat as the Judge in charge of the Commercial Court for many years, and most of our members are well equipped to handle complicated commercial litigation and arbitration on short notice. Clients include public and private companies, partnerships and individuals across a wide range of sectors both within Hong Kong and internationally. Specific areas of expertise include agency and distributorship disputes, banking and financial services, commercial arrangements and contracts, competition, employment, international trade, sale and carriage of goods, and telecommunications.
What the directories say:
This notable Silk is recognised for his very “smooth advocacy” and described as a “very experienced practitioner and natural advocate with a very busy commercial and arbitration practice.” He has a "very accommodating and patient manner with clients and solicitors," and "he is well liked by the court because his submissions are very realistic and full of common sense."
This DVC member is acknowledged for her “very conscientious” attention to detail and her “incredibly fierce and effective cross-examination style” [in the operation of] her “broad commercial practice.”
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2019)
One of DVC's members is noted for being "one of the best all-around Silks in Hong Kong," while peers recognise him as a "tenacious advocate" who "takes on the hard cases" and who has been "recommended for turning a losing case into a winning one."
Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific (2018)