Family and private client in Hong Kong Bar


601 Dina House is where Corinne Remedios is based. President of the Asia Pacific chapter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers for 2020-22, she is active in both child law and matrimonial cases, and while not admitted in England and Wales is also a door tenant of London set 1 Crown Office Row.


Jacqueline Leong SC's Chambers includes Thelma Kwan, who in addition to her appointment as a Deputy District Judge, handles matrimonial finance cases.

Denis Chang’s Chambers

Denis Chang’s Chambers includes family law senior-junior Jeremy Chan. His practice is primarily based on complex matrimonial matters, such as Court of Appeal case Z,SN v K,VSF concerning if a divorce petition could be brought to Hong Kong by a person resident in the Mainland seeking to divorce an American. He also handles some child law cases at this level as well, including BMC v BGC, that level's first video-conference hearing regarding the Hague Convention.

Des Voeux Chambers

Des Voeux Chambers includes Frances Irving and Mairéad Rattigan, two juniors held in high regard by peers and solicitors, particularly for their child law work. Kerby Lau has trusts and probate expertise, and turning to the set's silks, John Scott SC is active in a number of complex matrimonial finance cases as part of a vibrant practice.

Parkside Chambers

Parkside Chambers' Robin Egerton is well-regarded by peers and instructed in family finance cases, many of which involving complex trust law issues, as well as some child law cases.

Plowman Chambers

Plowman Chambers includes Giles Surman, who as part of a broader practice handles the range of family law and mental capacity matters and is particularly praised as a family law mediator, and senior silk David Pilbrow SC.

Prince's Chambers

Prince's Chambers' Jeremy Bartlett SC alongside his commercial practice handles some of Hong Kong's largest trust cases concerning family succession. He represents a beneficiary to the estate of Chen Din Hwa (founder of the Nan Fung Group) in litigation concerning a proposed advancement of trust assets, which would only vest when the claimant reaches his 40th birthday.

Temple Chambers

Temple Chambers has 'the best collection of family barristers at every level' according to some solicitors, with a range of practitioners active in family law. Deepak Nagpal and Richard Todd QC, who bring London experience and expertise to Hong Kong, remaining dual tenants of 1 King's Bench Walk and 1 Hare Court respectively. Nagpal, leading Bonnie Cheng, represented the husband in LCYP v JEK, in which the Court of First Instance examined the issues on pre-nuptial agreements (in which principles of UK Supreme Court case Radmacher v Granatino, in which he also acted, were examined). Bernard Man SC's broader practice includes some matrimonial finance work with trust issues as well.  Russell Coleman QC, as was, is now a judge of the Court of First Instance.

Unit 2807, 28/F, Tower 1

28 Admiralty's Anita Yip SC is widely regarded by peers as one of Hong Kong's most esteemed family barristers, handling primarily matrimonial finance work for elite firms but also a number of child law cases.