Alfred Tam > Deacons > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Deacons
5TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE
18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL
HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Insurance Litigation practice group

Position

Partner, Head of Insurance Litigation practice group

Career

Alfred has considerable experience in insurance related litigation and arbitration, with special interests in claims relating to personal injuries and the Employees’ Compensation Legislation in Hong Kong. He also advises insurer clients extensively on interpretation of policy wordings and policy-related disputes with insured parties or other insurers regarding employees’ compensation policies, third party motor vehicles policies, contractors’ all risks insurance policies, building owners’ corporation third party policies, re-insurance treaties, etc..   His other specialities include contentious litigation involving property damage claims, real properties, tenancies/leases and non-contentious business relating to drafting of policies.

Languages

English
Cantonese
Mandarin

Memberships

Law Society, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Insurers Club

CEDR Accredited Mediator 

Accredited General Mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong

Education

LLB, University of Hong Kong

PCLL, University of Hong Kong

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Insurance

With practitioners qualified in Kong Hong, England and Australia, Deacons has ‘vast experience in a wide range of contentious matters, including casualty claims such as employees’ compensation, public liability and third party motor claims, as well as general claims’. The team typically acts for international and domestic insurers, intermediaries and government organisations, and is led by Alfred Tam, who is specialised in arbitration and litigation. Linda Lee is recommended for policy disputes and personal injury and professional indemnity matters. Road traffic accident and property-related claims is the area of expertise of Gere Sit.