Family and private client in Hong Kong Bar
11 DUDDELL STREET
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.
802 TESBURY CENTRE
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 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.
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 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.