Parkside Chambers is famed for its strong white-collar crime practice, boasting a wealth of experience across the levels of seniority. From the senior end of the chambers, Wayne Walsh SC is regularly instructed on complex extradition cases. Benson Tsoi acted for the defence in a multi-jurisdictional case concerning allegations of conspiracy to defraud; alleging misrepresentation and falsification of accounts. Osmond Lam led a successful defence in a significant corruption case in the financial sector. Bernard Mak acts on behalf of several regulatory agencies, lending his expertise on market misconduct and insider dealing.
Regulatory, investigations and crime in Hong Kong Bar
‘Parkside Chambers have a variety of members and are able to provide advice for different areas of law.’
‘Parkside offers good criminal counsel.’
‘The set is prominent and it has quite a number of barristers who possess expertise in different areas of law. It engages itself actively in the training of barristers-to-be by offering internship to law students and takes pupil barristers enthusiastically. Due to the well-establishment of the set, it was able to provide all-rounded and good learning opportunities to the interns and pupil barristers.’
Plowman Chambers is a well-regarded set in white-collar crime, notable for their members being ‘consistently instructed in numerous high-profile and landmark criminal cases.’ At the senior end, the set was bolstered by the elevation of Tony Li SC to silk in 2022. Both Derek Chan SC and Maggie Wong SC were appointed as recorders of the Court of First Instance in 2022.
‘Plowman Chambers are well known for their white collar crime practice; they are a one-stop shop for client’s needs.’
‘Plowman Chambers members have consistently been instructed in numerous high profile and landmark criminal cases.’
‘Plowman Chambers is no doubt the leading criminal set in Hong Kong.’