William CHAN

Senior Associate
  • Since :
    Joined in 2022
  • Qualifications/Accreditations/Appointments :
    - Pro Bono Legal Adviser of Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School (2018-now)
    - Admitted as Solicitor of Hong Kong (2016)
    - Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013)
    - Bachelor of Laws, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012)

Personal Strength

– Civil and Commercial Litigation
– Financial Services Regulatory and Litigation

Litigation Experience
  • Advised a listed multinational corporate group on claims against its former directors for misappropriating company assets.
  • Advised a large medical group on suing dentists for breach of shareholders’ agreement and employment agreements.
  • Advised a private hospital on various compliance issues.
  • Advised banks on enforcement proceedings and defending claims by purported third-party beneficial owners.
  • Advised a bank on various compliance issues.
  • Advised asset management companies on defending claims of fraudulent and unauthorized trading.
  • Advised a Mainland Chinese lender on the registration and enforcement of a Mainland judgment in Hong Kong and obtaining Mareva injunction.
  • Advised a listed freight forwarder on an international arbitration.
  • Advised a shareholder of a listed company on defending a claim involving conspiracy to defraud.
  • Advised trustees-in-bankruptcy on investigating concealment of substantial assets by the bankrupt in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Advised trustees-in-bankruptcy on applying for orders for sale of bankrupts’ properties.
  • Advised a high-net-worth divorcee on ancillary relief proceedings involving, inter alia, shares of a logistics company.
  • Advised individuals and companies on defending criminal charges involving sexual offences, industrial summonses involving personal injury, etc.
  • Advised clients on contentious probate, intellectual property, tenancy and employment disputes.
SFC Regulatory and Litigation Experience
  • Acted for the former Chairman of a listed company in (i) opposing SFC’s petition to wind up the listed company under Section 212 of the SFO; and (ii) defending the provisional liquidators’ claims for loss and damages caused by alleged fictitious transactions.
  • Acted for the former Chairman of a listed company in defending (i) an indictment for conspiracy to defraud the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the listed company and shareholders; and (ii) SFC disciplinary proceedings.
  • Acted for an applicant in a judicial review of a decision of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the SFC.


  • Senior Associate – So, Lung & Associates (2022 – present)
  • Associate – Gallant (2019 – 2022)
  • Associate – Li, Wong, Lam & W. I. Cheung (2017 – 2018)
  • Associate – Ernest Li & Co. (2016 – 2017)
  • Trainee Solicitor – Anthony Siu & Co. (2013 – 2015)


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