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Norton Rose Fulbright
38/F JARDINE HOUSE
1 CONNAUGHT PLACE, CENTRAL
HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Dispute resolution, International arbitration

Position

Kevin is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Hong Kong, with over a decade of experience in international arbitration and commercial litigation.

Kevin advises local and multinational corporations across a broad range of industry sectors on commercial, M&A, technology, joint venture, sales of goods, construction, shipping and insurance disputes.  He has particular experience in the commodities, infrastructure and construction sectors. He has advised and represented clients including government departments, developers, architects, contractors and subcontractors on a wide spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters arising out of infrastructure and construction projects in a number of jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai, Beijing, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, Australia and the United States.

Kevin has a special focus on international arbitration and arbitration related court proceedings. He has acted as counsel in arbitral proceedings conducted under different institutional rules such as the HKIAC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, CIETAC and LMAA rules as well as ad hoc arbitral proceedings in a number of jurisdictions.

Career

  • Solicitor, admitted in Hong Kong in 2008

Languages

- English
- Cantonese
- Mandarin

Education

2006 – Postgraduate certificate in laws, University of Hong Kong

2005- LL.B., London School of Economics and Political Science

Lawyer Rankings

China > Dispute resolution: Litigation: foreign firms

With extensive experience in commercial disputes, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s team is adept in cross-border estate, contractual, construction and financial litigation. Apart from having a commercial litigation focus, the firm also acts in IP disputes, particularly in relation to the technology and life sciences sectors. Camille Jojo leads the Hong Kong-based team, drawing on over 40 years of experience handling disputes in connection with banking, shareholder, restructuring, and trust and probate matters. Extending the practice’s expertise in terms of construction issues is Alfred Wu, as he regularly handles cases surrounding infrastructure and building projects in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and the Asia Pacific region on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, government departments and statutory bodies. In terms of internal developments, Kevin Hong was promoted to the partnership in January 2021, while Daniel Ng was promoted in January 2022; they are noted for construction and banking and finance-related disputes, respectively.

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: international arbitration

The ‘very experienced and well-resourced’ Hong Kong-based four-partner litigation team at Norton Rose Fulbright has excellent credentials representing domestic and multinational corporations on complex cross-border disputes heard before the core regional arbitral centres, including HKIAC, SIAC and CIETAC. Much of the work relates to construction disputes arising from large scale infrastructure and energy projects, an area that ‘hugely experienced and talented litigator’ Alfred Wu  (who is an engineer by background) is particularly well regarded.  Wu also regularly appears as an arbitrator, as dothe ‘brilliant’ Kevin Hong and Camille Jojo , whose practice also includes more general commercial litigation.

 

 

 

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: litigation

Norton Rose Fulbright combines ‘excellent knowledge of the law with first-in-class client handling’ and is a popular choice among directors, corporates and financial institutions across a range of commercial disputes and contentious private client matters. ‘Knowledgeable, efficient and easy to work with’, team head Camille Jojo is regarded as ‘a top litigation practitioner‘ and has a versatile practice that includes shareholder litigation, as well as contentious trust and probate cases. Construction litigation is also a strength, an area that Alfred Wu  and the ‘brilliant’ Kevin Hong are recommended. Daniel Ng was promoted to partner in January 2022, a testament to his popularity among clients across a range of commercial litigation.