Given that Hong Kong is home to the second largest securities market in Asia, members’ knowledge of corporate tax, securities and licensing matters is used to assist clients who become embroiled in structuring, regulatory, and IPO disputes. Their experience encompasses the complex regulatory framework – including related criminal proceedings – which governs today's financial market.
What the directories say:
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)