Gong Xi Fa Cai! DVC wishes you a happy and successful Year of the Dog

12 February 2018

  Gong Xi Fa Cai! DVC wishes you a happy and successful Year of the Dog      View Article

Catrina Lam and Kelvin Kwok, 2 of 11 Non-Governmental Adviser appointed to International Competition Network

12 February 2018

DVC's Catrina Lam and Kelvin Kwok have been appointed as Non-Governmental Advisers to the International Competition Network for a period of 2 years by the Hong Kong Competition Commission.        Catrina has considerable experience in handling competition law matters. She advised and appeared in Competition Commission v Nutanix Hong Kong Ltd & Ors, the first case commenced before the Competition Tribunal after the Competition Ordinance came into effect in December... View Article

DVC’s Winnie Tam SC was a keynote speaker at a Seminar entitled “Strategies & Opportunities under the One Belt One Road Initiative - Leveraging Hong Kong’s Advantages”

06 February 2018

DVC's Winnie Tam SC was a keynote speaker at a Seminar entitled "Strategies & Opportunities under the One Belt One Road Initiative - Leveraging Hong Kong's Advantages" held in Beijing on February 3. She shared insights and exchanged views on Hong Kong's arbitration and mediation services in a thematic session  on how HK and Mainland enterprises can create synergy. DVC's Adrian Lai (Hon. Secretary HKBA Committee on Arbitration) and DVC's... View Article

“Oral Advocacy - Practical Tips & Tricks” presented by Chris Chain & Lai Chun Ho

02 February 2018

25 January 2018  In DVC's first event of the year, Chris Chain and Lai Chun Ho delivered a compelling presentation at Bird & Bird's offices entitled "Oral Advocacy: Practical Tips & Tricks." They took the audience - made up of Partners and Associates - through key features of forceful oral advocacy, with practical tips from their frontline experiences on how to successfully establish and maintain dialogue with the Judge or... View Article

William Wong SC & Kerby Lau of DVC invite you to their Book Launch: “Company Law: Powers & Accountability - Second Edition” on 23 February

31 January 2018

William Wong SC and Kerby Lau look forward to welcoming you to their Book Launch of "Company Law: Powers & Accountability - Second Edition" on Friday, 23 February from 6-8 pm at Eaton House. Please see the invitation below and Click to RSVP.  View Article

Teresa Cheng Yeuk Wah GBS, SC, JP

05 January 2018

Teresa Cheng Yeuk Wah GBS, SC, JP, who has been a member of Des Voeux Chambers since 1988 , has been appointed as the Secretary for Justice with effect from 6 January 2018. Des Voeux Chambers takes this opportunity to congratulate Ms. Cheng on her appointment and to wish her every success in her new position. View Article

Welcome to DVC’s Inaugural Newsletter: A Word of Counsel

17 December 2017

Welcome to the 1st edition of DVC's Newsletter which can be found in our Newsletter tab on our website.   Click here to view and download your copy. If you would like to subscribe to DVC's quarterly Newsletter, please email Aparna Bundro, Practice Development Director, aparnabundro@dvc.hk   View Article

What you missed in… “Charting the New Waters of 21st Century IP Dispute Resolution” on 22 November 2017

30 November 2017

How do you handle highly acrimonious parties in IP arbitrations? When it comes to cross-jurisdictional Intellectual Property disputes - is arbitration preferable or are the courts? These were some of the questions posed at DVC's standing-room only event on 22 November with the HKU entitled "Charting the New Waters of 21st Century IP Dispute Resolution" generously supported by the HKIAC.      Winnie Tam SC of DVC moderated an eminent panel of speakers made up of... View Article

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