What you missed in….. “Where There’s a Will… Fundamental Topics on Wills & Trusts” presented by DVC’s Chua Guan-Hock SC, Kerby Lau and Justin Lam

17 November 2017

Chua Guan-Hock SC, Kerby Lau and Justin Lam welcomed a full house at the Hong Kong Club on 27 October at their seminar entitled "Where There's a Will... Fundamental Topics on Wills & Trusts."      Chua Guan-Hock SC opened with an engaging review of recent cases in Hong Kong and the UK, including a landmark 2017 case which he conducted involving a testator aged 92 with a billion dollar estate... View Article

Charting the New Waters of 21st Century IP Dispute Resolution

14 November 2017

Join DVC and HKU on 22 November 2017 (with the support of the HKIAC) for a free CPD accredited Symposium. A panel of experts will share insights and unlock the value of the recent IP Arbitration Amendment Bill passed this year as they Chart the New Waters of 21st Century IP Dispute Resolution. Date: November 22, 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 4.00-6.30pm (Registration starts at 3.30pm), networking drinks to follow. Venue: Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (38/F Two Exchange Square, 8... View Article

John Litton QC joins Des Voeux Chambers

09 October 2017

DVC is thrilled to announce the arrival of John Litton QC who  joined us on 1st October. John is admitted to the Bar of England & Wales, the Norther Ireland Bar, the Hong Kong Bar, the Supreme Court of the Eastern Caribbean (BVI), and the Dubai International Finance Centre Courts. John has been in practice since 1991.  He was a member of the Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Treasury Counsel... View Article

DVC’s Douglas Lam SC wins Barrister of the Year award

29 September 2017

DVC is delighted to announce that Douglas Lam SC was the winner of the Barrister of the Year Award at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards which was held on 28 September 2017. View Article

Where There’s A Will… Fundamental Topics on Wills & Trusts

27 September 2017

Join DVC's Chua-Gua Hock SC, Kerby Lau and Justin Lam for their upcoming CPD accredited presentation Where There's A Will... Fundamental Topics on Wills & Trusts on Friday, 27th October. Details in the invitation below. Click here to RSVP  https://goo.gl/forms/lfPOU46sgOxVmHpz1 or email Aparna Bundro, Practice Development Director aparnabundro@dvc.hk View Article

3rd DVC Oxford- HKU Visiting Fellowship Public Lecture

26 September 2017

On 7th September, Des Voeux Chambers hosted, for the third year, the DVC Oxford-HKU Visiting Fellowship Public Lecture at the University of Hong Kong, featuring this year's awardees of the DVC Oxford-HKU Visiting Fellowships, Dr. Jeremias Prassl (Associate Professor, Fellow of Magdalen College) and Dr. Sandy Steel (Associate Professor, Fellow of Wadham College).  We were also graced by the presence of the Honourable Mr. Justice Harris, who moderated the lecture, and Michael... View Article

MIND THE GAP: THE VIEW FROM LONDON

25 September 2017

The joint seminar with Des Voeux Chambers was a fascinating day for the Monckton Silks.     There is an obvious connection between the provisions of the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance.  Both the First and Second Conduct Rules are closely analogous to rules in EU and UK law.  The EU regime has been in place for 60 years, and the UK law has been in force for 17 years.  There has been... View Article

DVC’s Catrina Lam collaborated with Monckton Chambers’ Paul Harris QC & Proskauer Rose’s David Chu in presenting a Training Session on Competition Law for General and In-House Counsel in association with the HKCCA

21 September 2017

    Des Voeux Chambers' Catrina Lam joined forces with Paul Harris QC from London's Monckton Chambers and David Chu, Litigation Partner from Proskauer Rose on Monday 11th September in a Competition Law training session aimed at general and in-house counsel from a range of Fortune 500 companies, SMEs and newly launched start-ups in association with the HKCCA. The event was held at Proskauer Rose's offices.  Catrina's presentation covered compliance,... View Article