Leading Silks

Anita Yip SC - 28 AdmiraltyThe leader of the family Bar in Hong Kong.
Richard Todd QC - Temple Chambers 'A highly regarded, specialist matrimonial silk.'

2021 Silks

Deepak Nagpal QC - Temple Chambers 'He is a true expert in the field of matrimonial finance. An extremely bright and user-friendly silk, who is great with judges.'

Leading Juniors

Jeremy Chan - Denis Chang’s Chambers 'A very experienced, supremely clever matrimonial finance barrister. He is always well-prepared and remains calm in court. Judges and clients like him.'
Robin EgertonParkside Chambers 'A sensible and thorough junior.'
Frances IrvingDes Voeux Chambers 'She is excellent on children law matters.'
Mairéad RattiganDes Voeux Chambers 'She can see the big picture in a case.'
Giles Surman - Plowman Chambers 'Giles is a consummate advocate. He is a brilliant strategist, a formidable trial counsel, and excellent at cross-examination.'
Bonnie Cheng - Temple Chambers 'Bonnie's dedication to her client's cause is only matched by the incisiveness of her first class brain. As an advocate, she is robust and sensible, quick on her feet, and reads the judge well.'
Theresa Chow - Temple Chambers 'A junior who is very learned in family law. She is dedicated and hard-working - strong in her paperwork and strong on her feet.'

Rising Stars

Madeleine Booth - Bernacchi Chambers 'An exceptional barrister. Intelligent, articulate and incisive. She reads the court well and is nimble on her feet.'

Family and private client in Hong Kong Bar

Temple Chambers

Temple Chambers stands out as ‘an impressive set‘ in the family law arena in Hong Kong. The senior end of chambers was recently reinforced by the elevation of Deepak Nagpal QC (who maintains dual tenancy with London-based set 1 King’s Bench Walk), who has ‘an excellent command of the law and superb advocacy skills‘, to silk in 2021. Bernard Man SC, the ‘highly meticulousBonnie Cheng and Theresa Chow (‘a strong litigator‘) are regularly instructed in high-value, complex matrimonial finance cases. Richard Todd QC remains a dual tenant of 1 Hare Court in London.


‘A top-class set.’

Temple Chambers has eminent and sought-after counsel.’

A set with a lot of talent.’

Des Voeux Chambers

Des Voeux ChambersJohn Scott SC is sought after for his expertise in handling complex matrimonial finance matters, and at the junior end of chambers, Kerby Lau is noted for his experience in acting high-value probate and trusts cases, often featuring international elements. Mairéad Rattigan and Frances Irving are key names in the set for child law cases.