DVC’s Kaiser Leung spoke at the Society of Construction Law HK International Conference 2021

25 November 2021

The Society of Construction Law Hong Kong International Conference 2021 was successfully held on 12 November 2021. The theme for this year’s conference was Hong Kong Tomorrow – Opportunities and Challenges for Future Projects. Kaiser Leung chaired the panel session on “Construction 2.0 – Project governance issues in previous infrastructure projects, lessons learnt and what can be done for future projects?”. Kaiser had the pleasure of being joined by Mr. Paul... Click here to read more

DVC members passed the first ever Greater Bay Area Legal Professional Examination

06 October 2021

We are pleased to note that Winnie Tam SC, William Wong SC, Adrian Lai, Sabrina Ho and Connie Lee had successfully passed the first ever Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Legal Professional Examination. Click here to read more

Webinar: Recent Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency in HK & UK

01 September 2021

On 10 September 2021, Look-Chan Ho will be joined by Peter Arden QC and Ben Shaw of Erskine Chambers to give a webinar on Recent Developments in Cross-Border Insolvency in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. This webinar will consider many recent momentous developments in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, and how the recent English cases may affect future developments in Hong Kong. Further details can be found below or click here to register. Click here to read more

Webinar: “Confidentiality & Privilege in Arbitration & Mediation” co-hosted by DVC and HKIAC

16 August 2021

The webinar entitled "Confidentiality & Privilege in Arbitration and Mediation" is co-hosted, for the first time, by DVC and HKIAC, and is kindly supported by Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Ltd, the Hong Kong Mediation Council, and the International Academy of Mediators (IAM). Registration link and further details can be found in the invitation below.      Click here to read more

8 members of Des Voeux Chambers appointed to ShIAC

01 August 2021

Chambers is pleased to announce that eight of its members namely Patrick Fung BBS, SC, QC, FCIArb, Winnie Tam SBS, SC, JP, William Wong SC, JP, José-Antonio Maurellet SC, Catrina Lam, John Hui, Benny Lo and Connie Lee have been appointed to the Panel of Arbitrators of the Shanghai International Arbitration Center as from 1.8.2021 to 30.4.2026. Many members of chambers also sit on ad hoc arbitrations and are on the Panel of various... Click here to read more

DVC welcomes New Tenants

19 July 2021

DVC is pleased to announce that all of its 9-month pupils this year have been offered tenancy. DVC is delighted to welcome:  Arthur Poon Arthur is a Bar Scholar who graduated first in class from the University of Hong Kong in 2018, reading Bachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Laws) and Bachelor of Laws. As a visiting student, he obtained first class results in all subjects in Law Tripos Part II at the... Click here to read more

Dr William Wong SC appointed Committee Member of Shanghai International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission

19 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Dr William Wong, S.C., J.P. has been appointed as a Committee Member of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Dr Wong looks forward to promoting in-depth cooperation between Hong Kong and Shanghai and developing Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission both regionally and internationally. Click here to read more

LexisNexis Barristers Club CPD Course: Post-COVID-19 Take on Future of Dispute Resolution

13 July 2021

Winnie Tam, SBS, SC, JP & Mr. Rimsky Yuen, GBM, SC, JP have been invited to share the key pragmatic steps for conducting remote or virtual hearings under the new normal and how it may reshape the practice in the future. This CPD course is hosted by LexisNexis. For registration and course agenda, click below:  Click here to read more

Doyles Guide 2021 - Estates & Probate Litigation

16 June 2021

Kerby Lau has been ranked in the Leading Junior Counsel category by the Doyles Guide 2021 for Leading Estates & Probate Litigation Barristers – Hong Kong and Frances Lok was recognised in the Recommended Junior Counsel category.     Click here to read more

A number of DVC’s members were recognised by the Doyles Guide 2021 for Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Barristers- Hong Kong

15 June 2021

Ian Pennicott QC, SC has been recognised in the Preeminent Senior Counsel category by the Doyles Guide for Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Barristers - Hong Kong, 2021, 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 Preeminent Junior Counsel category, while David Tsang is acknowledged in the Leading Junior Counsel category and Kaiser Leung in... Click here to read more