Derek J Y Chan

Call 2012 (Hong Kong)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese, Mandarin (basic)

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: derek.chan@parksidechambers.com.hk

Secretary: Kit Lai
E: kit.lai@parksidechambers.com.hk

Profile

Derek served pupillage with Linda Chan SC, Bernard Man SC, Richard Khaw SC, Osmond Lam and Frederick Chan before joining Parkside Chambers.

Derek has a broad civil and commercial practice. He has experience handling a wide range of cases, including company, insolvency, contract, commercial, defamation, insurance, buildings management, land, probate and trust related matters.

He has appeared in the District Court, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal, and regularly undertakes trials, interlocutory applications and appellate matters both as a led junior and as sole counsel.

He also has experience conducting arbitrations and arbitration-related court proceedings.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Arbitration
Commercial Law
Company Law
Defamation
Equity and Trusts
Insolvency Law
Land Law
Probate

Education

2011

P.C.LL.,
University of Hong Kong

2010

LL.B.,
King’s College London
  • Contributing Editor, Hong Kong Civil Procedure (2015 – present)
  • Contributing Editor, Chitty on Contracts: Hong Kong Specific Contracts (4th Edition)
Company and insolvency law

 

General civil and commercial matters

 

Land

 

Defamation

 

Arbitration

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