2 New Senior Counsel appointments

16 April 2019

DVC is delighted to announce that Jenkin Suen and Rachel Lam will take silk this year effective from 22 June 2019. This takes the number of Senior Counsel from 18 to 20 at DVC. Please see the Judiciary announcement for further details.      Click here to read more

Who was recently appointed to join the ICC’s Young Arbitrators Forum?

15 April 2019

DVC’s Benny Lo has recently been appointed to the International Chamber of Commerce’s Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) as a Regional Representative for North Asia. Benny’s appointment is for two and a half years and part of his mandate includes augmenting ICC YAF’s professional development activities, exchanging views on international arbitration trends and expanding its regional network - which currently stands at 10,000 members. Benny joins the panel at a... Click here to read more

Challenges and Opportunities for Young Arbitrators

09 April 2019

Des Voeux Chambers’ Richard Leung JP moderated a panel consisting of experts who weighed in with different viewpoints on the Challenges and Opportunities awaiting Young Arbitrators on 8 April 2019 at the HKIAC. Rodney L Martin, Charlton Group, Eliza Jiang, Fangda Group and Daniel Allen from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto discussed different perspectives in ADR - with common threads being a changing landscape shaped by the Belt & Road Initiative... Click here to read more

Hong Kong and Mainland authorities sign new arrangement on interim measures in aid of arbitration

09 April 2019

This article was co-authored by José-Antonio Maurellet SC and Ellen Pang of Des Voeux Chambers and Yanhua Lin of Fangda Partners On 2 April 2019, the Hong Kong Government and the Supreme People’s Court of China signed the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the HKSAR (“Arrangement”), which allows a party to a Hong Kong... Click here to read more

Who’s Who Legal

01 April 2019

It is with delight that DVC announces the following members have been recognised by Who’s Who Legal in 2019: Click here to read more

Part 2 Applications & Enduring Power of Attorney: Practice & Procedure: A CPD accredited seminar featuring DVC’s Terrence Tai

26 March 2019

An earnest and insightful conversation around mentally incapacitated persons (MIP) and the management of their finances under the Mental Health Ordinance featured as the anchoring theme of a talk by DVC’s Terrence Tai and OLN’s Eunice Chiu on 25 March 2019. Over 60 attendees converged to find out more about Practice and Procedure associated with Part 2 Applications and the Enduring Power of Attorney in the context of MIPs in... Click here to read more

Overview of the first conduct rule and preparation for trial of enforcement action under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619)

22 March 2019

Join DVC’s Connie Lee and Tommy Cheung when they provide a root and branch examination of the first conduct rule and tips on prepping for trial for enforcement actions under the Competition Ordinance at a CPD accredited seminar on 4 April. To register: click here https://www.cpdcentre.org/forthcoming-seminars Click here to read more

Challenges and Opportunities for Young Arbitrators (Conference) - 8 April

20 March 2019

DVC’s William Wong SC and Richard Leung JP will be speaking at the upcoming CIArb Conference on 8 April 2019. The conference poses the question: what are some of the Challenges & Opportunities for Young Arbitrators in today’s landscape? With the double barrelled implementation of third party funding in Hong Kong and the Belt & Road initiative on the horizon - it is likely that many deadlocked parties will turn... Click here to read more

DVC supports Bring Me a Book Charity in its first CSR initiative

13 March 2019

Des Voeux Chambers’ first CSR initiative saw children’s faces light up when 8 of our barristers travelled to Tin Shui Wai to read them stories from books that our Chambers donated as part of a new library in support of the Bring Me a Book Charity. DVC’s Deputy Head, Winnie Tam SC, JP, Catrina Lam, Johnny Ma, Teresa Wu, Rachel Lam, Alan Kwong, Sabrina Ho, and Eva Leung visited The... Click here to read more

Welcome to the 5th edition of A Word of Counsel

01 March 2019

Teeming with write-ups on landmark decisions from the end of 2018 and Q1 of 2019, you will also find in the 5th edition of A Word of Counsel deep dive coverage on how the legal landscape is shifting, Case Reports from myriad domains including insolvency, securities, competition, and intellectual property, an array of exciting Announcements and a roundup of recent Events featuring DVC's members.  Click here to read more