All posts by Des Voeux Chambers

Des Voeux Chambers is a leading set of Chambers based in Hong Kong with an illustrious history dating back over 30 years. Building on its history, and its Tier 1 reputation, its Members have cultivated a reputation for combining intellectual rigour with effective advocacy. As one of the largest sets of Chambers in HK, DVC is home to over 80 astute legal minds, many of whom have spearheaded groundbreaking cases. Helmed by John Scott QC, SC, JP, DVC houses 20 Members who have been called to the Inner Bar and appointed Queen’s Counsel & Senior Counsel in HK and elsewhere. DVC houses leading specialists in administrative & public law, arbitration & mediation, construction law, chancery, commercial law, company law & insolvency, competition law, criminal law, employment & anti-discrimination law, family law, intellectual property, international trade, land & planning, securities law and tax law. This broad range of expertise makes DVC a convenient one-stop shop for all areas of civil and commercial advisory, as well as dispute resolution including mediation. DVC’s barristers handle cases which raise multiple issues in more than one field, making members agile and adept at responding to clients’ needs. Given that members hail from different jurisdictions, DVC’s barristers are multilingual and are accustomed to working with different time zones. DVC has a strong track record of distinguished judicial & public appointments. Some of our Members have been appointed as Justices of the High Court, including the present Companies Judge. Our Senior Members sit as Recorders & Deputy High Court Judges of the Court of First Instance.

A World of Difference: Cambridge Global Conversations

A Conversation with DVC’s Daniel Fung SC, QC, GBS, JP, FCIArb By Aparna Bundro, Practice Development Director, Des Voeux Chambers Many of today’s most fundamental conversations about global problems take place in an echo-chamber where only existing perceptions are reinforced. CGC, the newly set up education […]

Will discretion abide as long as the rules provide?

What you need to know about reopening a receiver’s fees after assessmentas confirmed in the novel case of Ho Chor Ming & Ors v Hong Kong ChiuChow Po Hing Buddhism Association Ltd [2018] 3 HKLRD 270 This Case Report was authored by Douglas Lam SC and […]