Call: 2021 (HK); 2018 (England & Wales)
John joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr. Richard Khaw SC, Mr. Jonathan Chang SC, Mr. Bruce C. H. Tse, and Ms. Bonnie Y. K. Cheng. John is developing a broad civil practice in commercial litigation and international arbitration and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.
John was called to the Hong Kong Bar after a short stint at Han Kun Law Offices in Beijing, where he worked on cases before various PRC courts and the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC).
PCLL, University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford
BPTC, University of Law (London); Middle Temple
BA in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford (First Class Honours)
Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong
St. Paul’s Co-educational College
The COSF Brasenose BCL Scholarship
The Provost’s Award for Excellence (BPTC)
The Human Rights Lawyers Association Judicial Review Mooting Competition, Champion
The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Honourable Mention for Best Team Orals and Winner of the All Munich Rounds Vis Pre-Moot (representing the Middle Temple)
St. Peter’s College Book Prize for FHS Performance
The Macau Foundation Scholarship
English, Cantonese, Putonghua (native)