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Wilkinson & Grist
Hong Kong

Hong Kong > Intellectual property Tier 3

Led from Hong Kong by Andrea Fong and also benefiting from a sizeable Beijing presence, Wilkinson & Grist is instructed by a raft of high-profile international brands to manage and protect their trade mark portfolios throughout Hong Kong and China. Some of this work takes on a contentious complexion and includes invalidation applications, as well as enforcement work. The firm is also increasingly active in patent portfolio management.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Inter IKEA Systems B.V.


Johnson & Johnson

Adidas International Marketing B.V.

The Coca-Cola Company

Dyson Limited


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Galaxy Entertainment Group

Richemont International SA

Universal Music Limited

Costco Wholesale Corporation

Kao Corporation


Kraft Foods

Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Genting Hong Kong Limited


Exxon Mobile Corporation

Hong Kong > Dispute resolution: litigation Tier 4

Keith Ho heads up the litigation team at Wilkinson & Grist, which continues to act for a private client in a long-running dispute with his siblings regarding the estate of the late tycoon, Henry Fok Ying Tung.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Ernst & Young

FTI Consulting

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia)



RSM Nelson Wheeler

Hong Kong > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 5

Restructuring and insolvency work accounts for a significant proportion of independent Hong Kong firm Wilkinson & Grist's full-service offering, with most of the instructions flowing from office-holders in formal insolvency procedures. Keith Ho and Lawrence Chan co-head the team and are noted, in particular, for their contentious insolvency expertise.

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Other key lawyers:

Key clients

RSM Hong Kong

RSM Corporate Advisory (Hong Kong) Limited

Grant Thornton Recovery & Reorganisation Limited

Dragon International Investment Limited

Alvarez & Marsal Asia Limited

Ernest & Young Transactions Limited

We believe in:

Provision of high quality and cost effective “One-Stop Solutions” to meet your legal needs
As a full service law firm, our professional services encompass a wide range of practice areas including China trade, company and commercial, dispute resolution, employment, family, information technology, insolvency, intellectual property, real estate and private client.

Treating your business as our business
Our dedicated and dynamic members are proactive, innovative and pragmatic. We strive to understand your business needs and provide practical solutions for legal issues.

Connecting you globally
We work closely with professionals, corporations and officials in different parts of the world. We have continuously been identified as “AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers” and recognized by “The Legal 500 Asia Pacific”, “Chambers Global”, “Managing Intellectual Property”, “Who’s Who Legal” and other publications.

Commitment to our society
Living out a long tradition of commitment for making our society a better place for all, many of our lawyers provide pro bono services through their services on various statutory/governmental committees, boards and tribunals.

Our China presence
Working in conjunction with our Beijing IP Agency and our representative office, we are pleased to have been our clients’ trusted partner in their business expansion in mainland China.

As the first non-PRC firm approved by the Chinese government to set up an IP agency in China with the licence to attend before the PRC Trade Mark Office and the Copyright Office, we have for over a decade been directly securing such registrations for clients and also handling all other areas of IP work from protection and enforcement to commercialization of IP.

Amidst the challenges, we have continuously attained notable successes and established precedent cases through our team efforts and received published recognitions for our outstanding IP practice in mainland China.

Department Name Email Telephone
Intellectual property Andrea Fong
Intellectual property Mena Lo
Protection of IP rights and licensing in Greater China Howard Tsang
Conveyancing and real estate David Choi
Conveyancing and real estate Hannah Chow
Company, mergers and acquisitions Raymond Chan
Company, mergers and acquisitions Michael Ma
China practice Raymond Chan
China practice Michael Ma
Company and commercial Raymond Chan
Company and commercial Michael Ma
Banking, securities and finance Raymond Chan
Banking, securities and finance Michael Ma
Information technology Mena Lo
Information technology Esther Ho
Private client and estate administration Ivan Chu
Private client and estate administration Florence Chan
Civil and commercial litigation Keith Ho
Civil and commercial litigation Lawrence Chan
Insolvency and restructuring Keith Ho
Insolvency and restructuring Lawrence Chan
Arbitration Ivan Chu
Arbitration Lawrence Chan
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Priscilla Ka-Po Chan  photo Ms Priscilla Ka-Po Chan Senior Associate.
Mr Raymond Chi-Kin Chan  photo Mr Raymond Chi-Kin Chan Managing Partner.
Ms Sara Tsz-Hei Chan  photo Ms Sara Tsz-Hei Chan Associate.
Ms Iris Shu-Ting Chan  photo Ms Iris Shu-Ting Chan Associate.
Mr Michael Wah-Tip Chan  photo Mr Michael Wah-Tip Chan Consultant.
Ms Florence Yim-Yi Chan  photo Ms Florence Yim-Yi Chan Partner.
Mr Lawrence Kam-Man Chan  photo Mr Lawrence Kam-Man Chan Partner.
Mr Kenny Jordan Cheung  photo Mr Kenny Jordan Cheung Associate.
Ms Lily Cheung  photo Ms Lily Cheung Partner.
Mr David Pui-Wai Choi  photo Mr David Pui-Wai Choi Partner.
Ms Catherine Yuet-Ngai Chong  photo Ms Catherine Yuet-Ngai Chong Consultant.
Ms Hannah Mei-Wa Chow  photo Ms Hannah Mei-Wa Chow Partner.
Ms Andrea Sui-Yi Fong  photo Ms Andrea Sui-Yi Fong Partner
Ms Pearl Pui-Man Fung  photo Ms Pearl Pui-Man Fung Associate
Ms Grace Sin-Yu Fung  photo Ms Grace Sin-Yu Fung Consultant.
Ms Esther Wai-Ling Ho  photo Ms Esther Wai-Ling Ho Partner.
Mr Jack Tsz-Fung Kwan  photo Mr Jack Tsz-Fung Kwan Associate.
Ms Florence Ka-Yee Lam  photo Ms Florence Ka-Yee Lam Partner.
Mr Charlie Ching-Yiu Lau  photo Mr Charlie Ching-Yiu Lau Associate.
Ms Rebecca Kim-Pang Lau  photo Ms Rebecca Kim-Pang Lau Partner.
Ms Venus Ka-Po Lee  photo Ms Venus Ka-Po Lee Partner
Ms Flora On-Yin Lee  photo Ms Flora On-Yin Lee Partner.
Mr Leo Ho-Hin Leung  photo Mr Leo Ho-Hin Leung Associate.
Ms Stephanie Lok-Yan Leung  photo Ms Stephanie Lok-Yan Leung Associate.
Mr Paul Pak-Yin Liu  photo Mr Paul Pak-Yin Liu Partner.
Ms Winnie Wing-Yung Lo photo Ms Winnie Wing-Yung Lo Associate
Ms Pauline Po-Ling Lo  photo Ms Pauline Po-Ling Lo Associate.
Ms Mena Shuk-Man Lo  photo Ms Mena Shuk-Man Lo Partner.
Ms Chloe Kit-Wing Ma  photo Ms Chloe Kit-Wing Ma Partner.
Ms Shireen Lok-Ka So  photo Ms Shireen Lok-Ka So Partner.
Mr K.Y. So  photo Mr K.Y. So Partner.
Mr Chi-Chuen Tang  photo Mr Chi-Chuen Tang Consultant.
Mr Howard How-Leung Tsang  photo Mr Howard How-Leung Tsang Consultant.
Ms Annie Tsoi  photo Ms Annie Tsoi Partner.
Ms Vanessa Hiu-Yan Wong photo Ms Vanessa Hiu-Yan Wong Associate
Mr Joshua Wong  photo Mr Joshua Wong Associate
Ms Kristin Cynthia Wong  photo Ms Kristin Cynthia Wong Associate.
Ms Mandy Man-Yee Wong  photo Ms Mandy Man-Yee Wong Associate.
Ms Venus Ka-Chi Yim  photo Ms Venus Ka-Chi Yim Associate.
Number of lawyers : 52

CLIENT: World-Wide China Group Company Limited

TESTIMONIAL: Our Group founder has known Cleresa Wong of Wilkinson & Grist for more than a decade and our Group companies have been requiring legal services and advices from Cleresa over the years. Having numerous satisfactory experiences with Cleresa and her team from Wilkinson & Grist, we have no hesitation to recommend Cleresa and Wilkinson & Grist to anyone who is looking for legal services or advices and expecting such services or advices to be professional, timely, responsive and reliable.