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Dr Benny Lo spoke at the 21st VIS East Moot Fireside Chat

19 Mar 2024

On 14 March, Dr Benny Lo from Des Voeux Chambers was invited to join and speak at the 21st Vis East Moot Fireside Chat – “From Moot to Practice – Tips from the Real World”. The session was moderated by Ms Heidi Chui, Senior Partner, AllBright Law (Hong Kong) Offices LLP. Other panellists included Professor Anselmo Reyes, International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court, Joanne Lau, Secretary General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and Dr Minli Tang, Partner of AllBright Law Offices (Shanghai).

In his presentation, Dr Benny Lo provided detailed tips for practising law in the real world based on his experience as a barrister in dispute resolution on four dimensions: “The Facts”, “The Law”, “The Argument – Art of Advocacy” and “Professionalism”.

The panel also shared useful tips with the attendees on shifting mindsets from moot to real practice, and how to successfully apply theoretical legal principles with real evidence when giving legal advice.