Winnie Tam SC invited to attend A Women in Leadership Event

28 September 2022

A woman’s leadership journey is very different from that of a man. On 22 September, at the Women in Leadership Luncheon co-hosted by Sidley Austin LLP’s Women’s Network and Women In Law Hong Kong (WILHK), Winnie Tam SBS SC JP from Des Voeux Chambers, Qian Liu from The Economist, Maaike... Click here to read more

Winnie Tam SC Attend the First IBA Litigation Conference in Singapore

05 September 2022

The first IBA Litigation Conference in the Asia Pacific Region was completed on 2 September 2022 in Swissotel Stamford, and the Supreme Court of Singapore Auditorium, Singapore. DVC member Winnie Tam SC attended the Conference as one of the Conference Co-chairs, joined by other co-chairs including Dinesh Dhillon Allen & Gledhill from Singapore,... Click here to read more

4 DVC Members Pass the Second Greater Bay Area Legal Professional Examination

31 August 2022

We are delighted to announce that DVC members Richard Leung, JP, Frances Lok, Michael Lok and Joseph Wong have successfully passed the second Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Legal Professional Examination, according to the results released today (31 August 2022). The GBA Exam, first held last year, presents significant opportunities... Click here to read more

DVC Members acted as arbitrators at FDI Moot Shenzhen 2022

29 August 2022

Des Voeux Chambers (DVC) is delighted to have been one of the sponsors of FDI Moot Shenzhen 2022, hosted by the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA). The event attracted 42 teams and over 300 participants from Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR, as well as more than 260 legal professionals from 46 countries and regions... Click here to read more

WIA Coffee Break Interview Series: Fireside chat with WIA Co-Chair Winnie Tam SC

19 August 2022

Tune in for Winnie Tam SC's fireside chat (in Putonghua) hosted by HKIAC's Women in Arbitration (WIA 女性仲裁俱乐部), as part of a new series of Coffee Break Interviews with outstanding female arbitrators in town.  In the interview, Winnie talked about her early career development in the field of intellectual property and... Click here to read more

Michael Lok appointed as member of the Panel of Adjudicators of the Obscene Articles Tribunal

18 August 2022

It was recently announced that the Chief Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has appointed DVC member Michael Lok as a member of the Panel of Adjudicators of the Obscene Articles Tribunal, pursuant to section 5(2) of the Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance. The appointment will commence on 17 September 2022... Click here to read more

AAIL x DVC x LIDC HK International Competition Law Webinar Series (31 Aug, 15 & 23 Sep 2022)

16 August 2022

Competition law has become an international phenomenon with increasing importance in today’s globalised world. Starting 31 August, Des Voeux Chambers will collaborate with the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL) and the International League of Competition Law (HK Chapter) to launch a three-session webinar series to introduce a general principles... Click here to read more

DVC welcomes Joseph Lee as new member

15 August 2022

DVC is delighted to announce that Joseph Lee, an established senior junior specialising in criminal defence, has joined as a member of Chambers. With Joseph’s thriving criminal practice, which covers all types of criminal trials, appeals and advisory work, including complex white-collar crime, commercial fraud and serious offences against... Click here to read more

Upcoming Webinar - Investors Beware: Pitfalls of Equity-Linked Investments

04 August 2022

As equity-linked investments gain traction as a popular structured product in the market, investors must be aware of their associated legal risks and potential for disputes. In the upcoming webinar organised by LexisNexis on 18 August 2022 2:30-3:30pm, Catrina Lam and Cherry Xu from Des Voeux Chambers will unspool their knowledge on equity-linked... Click here to read more