Skip to content

Something urgent? Call us now! (852) 3416 1711

New Partners and Senior Associates unveiled

Hong Kong, 1 February 2021: Boase Cohen & Collins is delighted to announce a series of promotions within its legal team, headlined by Alice Cabrelli and Erica Chong being made Partners in the firm.

Hong Kong-born Alice has been with BC&C since her traineeship, having graduated in law from the University of Manchester in the UK. She is part of the firm’s renowned Family Law team and also specialises in civil and commercial litigation and shareholder disputes.

Erica gained her law degree at the City University of Hong Kong, having previously completed a degree in commerce at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She has extensive experience in both criminal and civil litigation and has also served as a Deputy Magistrate.

Two more of the firm’s legal practitioners, Allison Lee and Henry Siu, have been made Senior Associates. Allison is experienced in matrimonial and family matters relating to children and finances, as well as general civil litigation with an emphasis on shareholders’ disputes, contractual disputes and contentious probate. She also provides advice related to immigration and employment matters.

Henry works across a range of practice areas, bringing his experience to bear in civil and criminal litigation, while he also handles a range of non-contentious matters.

In addition, Gabriel Brettell has joined BC&C as Trainee Solicitor. Born in Hong Kong and fluent in English and Cantonese, Gabriel graduated in law from the University of Nottingham in the UK before completing his Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at City University.

BC&C Senior Partner Colin Cohen commented: “Congratulations to my colleagues. We have a proud history of nurturing legal talent and promoting from within. These latest appointments are a further example of this and long may it continue.”

Pictured at top (from left) are Alice Cabrelli, Erica Chong, Allison Lee and Henry Siu.

35+ years of legal experience is just a click away.

Friendly and approachable, we are ready to answer your questions and offer you sound advice.

Contact us now


News & Knowledge

Learn more about what we do and what we say. Subscribe to our newsletter to ensure you receive our updates.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

A rather unpalatable legal process

Hong Kong, 3 March 2021: Fatty foods are off the menu in the Cohen household as my fitness drive gathers pace. In addition to gym sessions, stretching routines and regular hikes, healthy eating is a key component of my newly sensible lifestyle. Goodbye pizzas, pies and puddings, hello fruit and vegetables. My usual lunch is […]

Read more

All revved up with no place to go

Hong Kong, 24 February 2021: During lunch with a fellow Formula One enthusiast yesterday, we speculated about when we might next attend a grand prix. My last one was almost a year ago, in Melbourne, when the race was corona-cancelled at a few hours’ notice. The 2021 season stretches out in front of us enticingly. […]

Read more

Fighting an outbreak of dishonesty

By Erica Chong Hong Kong, 22 February 2021: Coronavirus fraud is spreading almost as fast as the virus itself. The prevalence, range and complexity of scams arising from the pandemic is truly astonishing. Fraudsters have been nothing if not ingenious and resourceful in cashing in on the global crisis. The media is awash with alarming […]

Read more

Two steps forward, one step back

Hong Kong, 17 February 2021: My new-found passion for hiking has resulted in the formation of the Stumblers, a loose group of friends who meet regularly to trek through the great outdoors and explore forgotten parts of this fascinating city. Sometimes, we advance more in hope than expectation, there are occasions when we become lost, […]

Read more

A bay window of opportunity for lawyers

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 10 February 2021: Hong Kong lawyers have been lobbying for almost two decades for a unique entry mechanism that would allow them to practice in mainland China. Now, thanks to the impending legal requirements of the Greater Bay Area, a pilot scheme is in place. Legal professionals in Hong Kong […]

Read more