David has a broad civil practice with specialisms in banking and finance, bankruptcy, civil fraud, commercial disputes, company and insolvency law, and experience in arbitration, matrimonial and intellectual property law. He regularly appears, led and unled, in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
David has acted for and against major banks, listed companies, liquidators and receivers. Notable recent cases include a mis-selling claim against HSBC, the “China Shanshui” litigation and acting for Hong Kong Broadband Network (a listed company) in its successful defence against PCCW (another listed company) for trademark infringement.
He is a Contributing Editor to Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2008 - 2019) - published in 2020 by DVC in collaboration with Kluwer.
David Chen is singled out as a Leading Junior for Commercial Disputes.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific HK Bar (2021)