Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018

04 February 2019

Members of chambers attended a series of events during Hong Kong’s Maritime Week at the tail end of 2018 to celebrate Hong Kong’s renowned role in the maritime industry. In particular, Patrick Fung SC, Sabrina Ho and Tiffany Chan attended a forum entitled “When Hong Kong Lawyers Meet Shipping Enterprises,” which addressed key issues in the way forward for Hong Kong’s thriving maritime industry. The forum, organised by the Hong... Click here to read more

Winding-up in the Public Interest and Appointment of Provisional Liquidators

04 February 2019

In one of the first events of the new year, Douglas Lam SC, Sabrina Ho and Tom Ng delivered a seminar on "Winding up in the Public Interest and Appointment of Provisional Liquidators" before an audience consisting of members of the Securities and Futures Commission. The seminar focused on s.212, 213 and 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571), as well as s.193 of the Companies (Winding Up and... Click here to read more

COINS Greater China Restructuring Forum : creating a compass for the conversation around insolvency and restructuring in Hong Kong

16 January 2019

Incisive discussions around Hong Kong's role in international debt restructuring for Chinese businesses, and Hong Kong serving as the platform for international distress featured as part of the COINS Greater China Restructuring Forum held on 16 January 2019, during Hong Kong’s International Financial Week. COINS is the acronym for Company & Insolvency Law Society. Over 200 attendees came together at the Hong Kong Convention Centre in a Conference that broke ground... Click here to read more

DVC boosts headcount with arrival of new criminal law specialist, Joseph Tse SC

31 December 2018

It is with delight that DVC announces the arrival of criminal law and white collar crime specialist, Joseph Tse SC. He joins us in the new year.  Joseph was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1984 and commenced practice in 1985. He was appointed as a Senior Counsel in 2006. Joseph practises in criminal law with expertise and interest in white collar crime cases involving, inter alia, the ICAC.... Click here to read more

By the numbers….

24 December 2018

Closing out an extremely active 2018, Des Voeux Chambers’ members have had a highly productive year backed by dedicated hard work, creative solutions, keen insights and agile thinking. Here’s why by the numbers.....  22 Silks and Juniors were ranked by Chambers & Partners 2018- 2019  3 juniors debuted  6 new tenants joined Chambers in September  18 events were spearheaded involving  over 80% of our members  19 new initiatives unique to... Click here to read more

Merry Christmas & a Happy 2019 from DVC

17 December 2018

DVC wishes you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year. Click here to read more

BIP Asia Conference featuring DVC’s Winnie Tam SC, JP

14 December 2018

Closing out an extremely active year, DVC’s Winnie Tam SC, JP’s plenary session and talk at the HKTDC’s Business of IP Asia Forum, held on 6 and 7 December was one of DVC’s last presentations for 2018. On the first day of the Forum, Winnie chaired a Plenary Session featuring IP luminaries hailing from variously the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO.) The session was... Click here to read more

Recent Insolvency Developments: an Update from DVC’s Look-Chan Ho in concert with EY

12 December 2018

On 10 December 2018, DVC’s Look-Chan Ho presented as a guest speaker at a seminar-cum-Christmas drinks organised by Sammy Koo, an EY restructuring partner. Look reviewed the many recent seminal developments in HK on company, restructuring and insolvency practices, while Sammy spoke about the listing rules changes and the resulting challenges to restructuring deals. Look highlighted that the seminal developments reflect the pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach of the Companies Judge,... Click here to read more

DVC Arbitration Specialists Spoke at International Trade Event in Tokyo

03 December 2018

On 1 November 2018, DVC’s Anthony Houghton SC and Benny Lo spoke in Tokyo, Japan as part of the Think Global Think Hong Kong Symposium, a high-level mega-promotion event organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to attract overseas companies to use Hong Kong’s service platforms to tap into Mainland China and the global market.  Tony and Benny, both being experienced arbitration counsel and Chartered Arbitrators, were respectively... Click here to read more