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Gabriel Brettell


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Born and raised in Hong Kong, Gabriel studied for his law degree at the University of Nottingham in the UK, during which time he gained experience in the legal profession via mini pupillages at various barristers chambers in Hong Kong and through internships at law firms in Hong Kong and London.

After graduating, he gained a further year’s work experience in the offices of two international law firms in Hong Kong before completing his Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at City University, following which he joined BC&C in 2021.

Away from the office, Gabriel is a keen sportsman – he excels at football and was previously a member of the Hong Kong national team in windsurfing.

Core Specialities

  • Commercial and Corporate Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal, Complex Corporate Crime
  • Company Winding Up
  • Investigations by Governmental bodies, such as SFC, ICAC and CCB
  • Insurance Law and Related Disputes

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Furry tales but no fairytale

Hong Kong, 17 July 2024: When Pope Leo X was elected in the 16th century, King Manuel I of Portugal gifted him an elephant called Hanno, who became a must-see attraction for the people of Rome and was later buried under the Vatican courtyard. Emperor Franz II of Austria was given a giraffe by the […]

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Private tutors and coaches face checks

By Arthur Chan Hong Kong, 5 July 2024: Security checks on people working with children or vulnerable adults are to be expanded as the authorities seek to close loopholes in the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) scheme. Within this year, self-employed individuals such as private tutors and sports coaches will become eligible for vetting, while […]

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First cybersecurity law in pipeline

By Claire Chow Hong Kong, 3 July 2024: Authorities are paving the way for Hong Kong’s first cybersecurity legislation, seeking to regulate the protection of computer systems in sectors which are essential to the smooth running of the city. Operators of such systems will be required to ensure their integrity and reliability, while a new […]

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Law & More: Episode 42 – Dr Siddharth Sridhar

Hong Kong, 2 July 2024: In this episode, we are honoured to be joined by Dr Siddharth Sridhar, whose pioneering work in the field of infectious diseases has pushed him into the public spotlight. In a wide-ranging discussion with our Senior Partner Colin Cohen, Siddharth explains his passion for microbiology and his acclaimed research into […]

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EOC offers support for guide dogs

By Alex Liu Hong Kong, 25 June 2024: In a welcome move, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has issued new rules designed to enhance public awareness and foster greater acceptance of guide dogs and their visually impaired users. The watchdog’s publication, Guide Dogs: A Practical Guide, marks a significant step forward in long-running efforts to […]

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