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

Employment Law recognition in the Doyles Guide 2021

07 June 2021

José-Antonio Maurellet SC is accredited for the first time in the Doyles Guide 2021 as a Recommended Silk for Employment Law.  To read more click here     Click here to read more

A slew of DVC’s members were recognised by the Doyles Guide 2021 for Hong Kong Shipping & Maritime Law

03 June 2021

The Doyles Guide 2021 has identified 3 DVC Senior Counsel as the leading Maritime, Shipping and Transport law silks in Hong Kong, and has identified Christopher Chain as a junior recommended by senior transport solicitors across Hong Kong and Asia Pacific. To read more click here     Click here to read more

What it means to invest in Chinese offshore assets could be changing

31 May 2021

DVC's Look-Chan Ho is quoted in a recent article published by The Economist  What it means to invest in Chinese offshore assets could be changing... Look-Chan Ho who helped pioneer the new HK/Mainland cross-border insolvency arrangement was quoted in an article entitled What it means to invest in Chinese offshore assets could be changing, which appeared in The Economist on 29th May 2021.  "On May 14th courts on both sides of the border... Click here to read more

Alibaba’s eCommerce Platforms Cleared of Infringement

24 May 2021

Spurious allegations of trade marks infringement and passing-off made by US direct sales giant Mary Kay were met with strong resistance from a team led by Winnie Tam SC (with Philips Wong, instructed by Deacons), resulting in the setting aside of service on T-Mall and Taobao out of the jurisdiction, with indemnity costs awarded against Mary Kay, the dismissal of the default judgment application against the non-responsive mainland direct sales agents upon the Court allowing T-Mall... Click here to read more

Look-Chan Ho’s interview with China News Service in relation to the recent HK/Mainland cross-border insolvency assistance mechanism

24 May 2021

Look-Chan Ho was interviewed by China News Service about the significance of the recent HK/Mainland cross-border insolvency assistance mechanism. Look explains how the new mechanism marks a huge step towards cross-border insolvency cooperation between the two jurisdictions. This will help Hong Kong become an international legal hub. The link to the interview is here: http://www.chinanews.com/ga/2021/05-22/9483053.shtml Click here to read more

Look-Chan Ho explains the new Hong Kong/Mainland China cross-border insolvency arrangement in BlackOak LLC’s video blog series

20 May 2021

DVC's Look-Chan Ho participated in BlackOak LLC's video blog series to discuss (a) the HK/Mainland cross-border insolvency arrangement, (b) the HK court's use of COMI as the eligibility criterion for recognition of foreign proceedings, and (c) the HK court's recent concerns about offshore soft-touch provisional liquidation.  Click on the link below to watch the video http://www.blackoak-llc.com/blog/blackoakworkshopseries-blog6   Click here to read more

Recognition of DVC’s members’ strengths in Family & Divorce Law in the latest Doyles Guide 2021

13 May 2021

John Scott SC has been recognised by Doyles as a Leading Senior Counsel for Hong Kong family, Divorce and Matrimonial matters in 2021. For the 5th year in a row, Mairéad Rattigan has been acclaimed by Doyles as a Preeminent Junior Counsel for her expertise in Hong Kong Family, Divorce and Matrimonial law.  Frances Irving has similarly been recognised by Doyles as a Leading Junior Counsel in the Family, Divorce and Matrimonial arena.  To read more, please click here.    Click here to read more

“Why Hong Kong Law?” Webinar on 31st May 2021

13 May 2021

In a CPD accredited webinar entitled "Why Use Hong Kong Law" an eminent cohort of legal practitioners, including DVC's William Wong SC, JP and Look-Chan Ho, will spotlight key issues arising in the restructuring, litigation and intellectual property domains. This webinar constitutes part of a series entitled 'Why Hong Kong?" and the discussion will highlight pivotal advantages and the prime benefits associated with using Hong Kong law.  Zoom registration details can be... Click here to read more