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About our firm

We are here for Hong Kong

We care about our clients

Whatever your legal need, we are ready to assist. Established in 1985, we are an independent law firm equipped with Hong Kong knowledge and global reach.

Polished and professional, we are your friend and ally, guiding you through the legal process with care, sympathy and diligence.

Introducing our family of lawyers

Our accomplished legal team offers a comprehensive range of services to a broad cross section of clients, from private individuals to multinational companies.

No request is too small, no issue too large, no case too complex.

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The world is our office

Beyond Hong Kong’s borders, we are an active member of Ally Law, a global network of selected law firms committed to helping you meet your international business challenges.

With a collective commitment to service excellence, we can refer you in total confidence to our trusted colleagues when you need help overseas.

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Achievements

Hong Kong Law Awards

Winner

  • Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year – 2018, 2019

Finalist

  • Criminal Law Firm of the Year – 2003 to 2013, 2015 to 2019
  • Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year – 2003 to 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 to 2019
  • Corporate Citizenship Law Firm of the Year – 2017 to 2017
  • Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm of the Year – 2017
  • Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year – 2003

Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme

  • Gold Award, Improvement Award – 2019
  • Silver Award – 2017, 2018
  • Bronze Award – 2016

Home Affairs Bureau Recognition Scheme for Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services

  • Commendation – 2018

Our Fees

Our fees are based on criteria with regard to the complexity of cases and the nature of work.

The concerns of our client are of paramount importance to us. As a client, you will be informed of our fee structure from the outset. We are happy to give a breakdown of fees charged by us such as fixed fees, hourly rates, and charges for services such as nominee and company secretarial services.

Please note that Hong Kong lawyers are not allowed to charge contingent or conditional fees, unlike in the US or UK.

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Game of chance for unhappy campers

Hong Kong, 12 May 2021: Who didn’t love Monopoly when they were growing up? Many a rainy afternoon was passed in the Cohen household playing the popular board game, vying with my brothers and friends to become London’s biggest property tycoon while bankrupting everyone else. It was cutthroat and devoid of sentiment. If you were […]

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Vicarious liability: what next for Hong Kong?

By Insurance and Personal Injury Team Hong Kong, 10 May 2021: Vicarious liability is a long-established legal principle whereby one party may be held partly responsible for the wrongful actions of another. It is a scenario frequently encountered in personal injury cases where an employer is deemed liable for the wrongful act of an employee […]

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An entirely avoidable domestic dispute

Hong Kong, 5 May 2021: There is a wall-mounted plaque in the BC&C office of which we are particularly proud. It was presented to us three years ago by the Mission For Migrant Workers in recognition of our assistance over the course of three-plus decades. Specifically, my long-time colleague Mel Boase has dedicated much of […]

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Disaffected young require injection of hope

Hong Kong, 28 April 2021: More than 10,200 people have been arrested since mid-2019 in connection with the anti-government protests, according to official updates presented to the Legislative Council. Around two-thirds of them are under 25. This is not just a heartbreaking statistic, it’s a lost generation. Last month, I highlighted in this column a […]

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Employees and vaccination – a complex issue

By Henry Siu Hong Kong, 27 April 2021: Can an employer fire a member of staff for refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19? This is an increasingly common question as Hong Kong’s mass inoculation programme enters its second month and the government ties the easing of social distancing restrictions in the F&B sector to a […]

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