A Word of Counsel 3rd Edition

27 July 2018

Hot off the press is DVC's latest edition of A Word of Counsel featuring a variety of prominent cases, articles, exciting announcements and a series of event write-ups.  Download our Newsletter here:  The latest newsletter can be found on our DVC website newsletter tab.  If you would like to subscribe to DVC's Newsletter, please email Aparna Bundro, Practice Development Director, aparnabundro@dvc.hk  Click here to read more

Des Voeux Chambers Cambridge-HKU Visiting Fellowship September 2018

27 July 2018

DVC is pleased to announce that Dr Elizabeth Howell was selected as the holder of the Des Voeux Chambers Cambridge-HKU Visiting Fellowship in 2018. Dr Howell will visit Hong Kong this September where she will develop her research in the field of financial regulation, with planned events including a public lecture hosted by Des Voeux Chambers and HKU. Click here to read more:  https://www.law.cam.ac.uk/press/news/2018/07/elizabeth-howell-selected-des-voeux-chambers-cambridge-hku-visiting-fellowship?utm_source=alumniemail&utm_campaign=alumni&utm_medium=email   Click here to read more

Hong Kong Provisional Liquidation Meets Singapore Moratorium: Re CW Advanced Technologies Limited

20 July 2018

In a ground-breaking decision, the Hong Kong Court in Re CW Advanced Technologies Limited [2018] HKCFI 1705 explains: (a)            the interface between the Hong Kong provisional liquidation regime and Singapore’s new insolvency regime;                        and (b)            how both regimes could work in tandem to help restructure a Singapore-based pan-Asian business group.   Background The matter concerns the CW Group which is a... Click here to read more

Exceptional results achieved by DVC Harry Liu Scholars and John Griffiths QC Prize Awardee

16 July 2018

With pleasure, we announce the exceptional results achieved by our second batch of DVC Harry Liu Scholars and first John Griffiths QC Prize awardee upon completion of their Masters degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge this year. They will be commencing 9 month pupillages in Chambers in 2018 and 2019. Cyrus Chua, our second DVC Harry Liu Scholar, is the recipient of the Vinerian Scholarship Proxime Accessit 2018,... Click here to read more

Deputy Head of DVC

10 July 2018

Adding to a series of significant announcements this month, DVC is delighted to announce that Winnie Tam SC has been elected Deputy Head of Chambers effective 4 July.   Winnie Tam SC, JP   Click here to read more

DVC Welcomes New Tenants - 2018

05 July 2018

DVC welcomes new Tenants - 2018 For five years running, all of our 9 month pupils have been offered tenancy at Des Voeux Chambers, effective in September of this year. DVC is delighted to welcome:  Michael Ng - Michael graduated with First Class Honours in his LLB from King's College London and First Class Honours in his LLM from the University of Cambridge.  Michael was also awarded the Society of Construction Law Bar Scholarship. ... Click here to read more

DVC Juniors’ Cocktail

03 July 2018

DVC Juniors’ Cocktail 27 June 2018 In an event that was teeming with trainees, associates and partners from international and local law firms, many of DVC's Juniors under 10 years’ call welcomed close to 100 guests at the inaugural DVC Juniors' Cocktail on 27 June held at China Tang. José-Antonio Maurellet SC headlined the event with a brief but powerful summary which focused on the art of advocacy. Drawing from... Click here to read more

3 DVC members appointed JPs

03 July 2018

DVC is pleased to announce that John Scott SC, Winnie Tam SC and Richard Leung have been appointed Justices of the Peace effective 1 July 2018.          Click here to read more

DVC wins GRR Award

03 July 2018

DVC is delighted to announce that it won the GRR award for Most Significant Insolvency or Restructuring Related Litigation for work on the China Solar Energy Holdings [2018] HKCFI 555 restructuring case at the 2nd Annual GRR Ceremony held in London on 26 June. 7 of DVC's members were involved in this landmark case including:             José-Antonio Maurellet SC, John Hui and Jonathan Chan for the... Click here to read more

DVC Brochure

30 May 2018

DVC is excited to launch its inaugural DVC Brochure   Vol 1 of the 2018 Edition of the Brochure can be found here or under our DVC Brochure tab If you would like a hard copy of the DVC Brochure, please email Practice Development Director, Aparna Bundro, aparnabundro@dvc.hk    Click here to read more