Peter Dong    童俊樺大律師

Call:2018 (HK)

Profile

From January to June 2017, Peter was a Legal Intern (Administrative Officer) at the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) in London. Whilst at the CMA, he has assisted in hearings before the Competition Appeals Tribunal and in enforcement decisions taken by the CMA.

Peter joined Chambers in 2018 after completion of pupillage with Mr. Victor Dawes S.C., Mr. Derek Chan S.C., Mr. Jonathan Chang and Mr. Anthony Chan.

Peter is developing a broad civil practice, and has experience in areas such as banking, securities, company, competition, trust, probate, land, tax, arbitration and public law. He has appeared before the District Court, High Court and Competition Tribunal (as led junior and as sole advocate).

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Selected Cases

Commercial

  • General Field Investment Ltd v Chan Hoi Lam [2019] 1 HKLRD 371, acted for the plaintiff in a successful application to enter default judgment and to resist defendant’s application to file defence out of time (sole advocate)

  • Yeung Wing Wah v Chui Tsan Kit (HCA 2118/2016), acting for the plaintiff in an action in relation to negligent asset management (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C.)

  • Zillion Global Ltd v UBS (HCA 1754/2014), acting for the plaintiff in an action for breach of duties and misrepresentation in selling investment products

  • Sure Fast Enterprises v China Environmental (HCA 783/2019), acting for the plaintiff in an action to restrain breach of convertible bond agreement and recover consideration of US$ 7 million (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)

  • Convoy Global Holdings Limited & ors v Cho Kwai Chee Roy & ors (HCA 2922/2017), acting for one of the defendants in a claim for breach of fiduciary duties, dishonest assistance and unlawful means conspiracy

  • Convoy Collateral Ltd v Faris Ibrahim Taha Ayoub & ors (HCA 1228/2019), acting for one of the defendants in a claim for breach of fiduciary duties, dishonest assistance and unlawful means conspiracy

  • Convoy Collateral Ltd v Cho Kwai Chee & ors (HCA 399/2018), acting for one of the defendants in a claim for breach of fiduciary duties, dishonest assistance and unlawful means conspiracy

  • Conflict of Laws

  • China International Fund Limited v West China Cement Limited & anor (HCA 1889/2019), acted for the defendants in an application to stay proceedings on forum conveniens brought in relation to a joint venture in Mozambique

  • Xu Ying v Xu Weihong (HCA 2650/2017), successfully obtained an order to stay proceedings on forum conveniens grounds

  • Injunction / Contempt

  • Galsworthy Limited v Liu Cheng Chan & Ors (HCA 560/2017), successfully obtained a Mareva injunction for the plaintiff in a matter involving associated arrest of vessels in South Africa (with Eva Sit (now Eva Sit S.C.))

  • Sure Fast Enterprises v China Environmental (HCA 783/2019), successfully obtained an interim injunction to restrain breach of convertible bond agreement (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)

  • Convoy Collateral Ltd v Cho Kwai Chee [2020] HKCA 537, acted for the defendant in resisting an application for Mareva injunction (both proceedings at first instance and before the Court of Appeal) (led by Linda Chan S.C. in the first instance proceedings, Stewart Wong S.C. and Jonathan Chang S.C. before the Court of Appeal)

  • Purple Surgical UK Limited v Win Billion Investment Group Limited (HCA 1600/2020), acted for the defendant in relation to a claim for breach of sale and purchase agreement for personal protection equipments under the COVID-19 pandemic (with Edward Tang)

  • Violet Passion v Lian Yi (HCA 1981/2020), successfully obtained an interim proprietary injunction on shares of a listed company worth HK$ 192 million (led by Jonathan Chang S.C. and with Anthony Chan)

  • The National Trust Ltd v Tahoe Investment Group Co., Limited, acting for the defendants in an action for Mareva injunction in aid of foreign proceedings pursuant to s. 21M of the High Court Ordinance (Cap. 4)

  • Competition

  • Competition Commission v Wing Hing Construction Co Ltd [2018] 5 HKLRD 437, appeared for one of the respondents for leave to amend its response and file further witness statements before the Competition Tribunal (sole advocate)

  • Competition Commission v T.H. Lee Book Company Limited & ors (CTEA 2/2020), acting for the Competition Commission in relation to enforcement action before the Competition Tribunal for conduct contrary to the first conduct rule pursuant to s. 6 of the Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (led by Jonathan Chang S.C.)

  • Company

  • Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited (HCA 677/2006 and other consolidated actions), acted for the defendants (by original claim) in a claim for HK$ 107 million for breach of fiduciary duties, breach of trust and dishonest assistance (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C. and Jonathan Chang S.C.)

  • Hu Hung Chiu v Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Company Limited [2018] 5 HKLRD 767, successfully resisted application for security for cost orders granted in separate proceedings (led by Victor Dawes S.C. and with Anthony Chan)

  • Re Central Pacific Enterprises Ltd [2021] 2 HKLRD 477, acted for the applicant in an application to resuscitate a dissolved company pursuant to s. 290(1) of the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32)

  • Advised former independent non-executive directors of a listed company in sanction proceedings before the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

  • Arbitration

  • U v S [2018] 4 HKLRD 749, acted for the applicant to resist application to adjourn proceedings to enforce CIETAC arbitration award in Hong Kong (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C.)

  • ZPMC-Red Box Energy Service Ltd v Philip Jeffrey Adkins & ors (HCA 1510/2020), acting for the plaintiff in resisting an application to stay the proceedings for arbitration under s. 20(1) of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609)

  • HKIAC Rules – Acted for the defendant in relation to a claim for price for work done on installation of software for financial institutions (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)

  • HKIAC Rules – Successfully obtained interim relief in relation to a construction dispute in Hong Kong (sole advocate)

  • ICC Rules – Acted for a defendant on a claim for damages in relation to installation of cloud-based software (sole advocate)

  • ICC Rules – Acting for the claimants in a claim for breach of contract in relation to a joint venture in the PRC (led by Wong Yan Lung S.C. and with Anthony Chan)

  • Securities & Regulation

  • Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Limited, acted for the specified persons with respect to proceedings concerning disclosure of inside information under s. 307A and 307G of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)

  • Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re CMBC Capital Holdings Limited, acted for the specified persons with respect to proceedings concerning disclosure of inside information under s. 307A and 307G of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Martin Hui S.C.)

  • Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited, acted for the Securities and Futures Commission with respect to false or misleading information in a prospectus contrary to s. 277(1) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571)

  • Building / Construction

  • Wui Fai Engineering Co. Ltd v Sanfield Building Contractors Ltd, HCCT 15/2017, acted for the defendant in a trial concerning a construction dispute

  • Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Banking / Finance
  • Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Company
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Building / Construction
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Probate / Succession
  • Professional Liability
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Equity / Trust
  • Education

    2016

    LLM, University of Cambridge (First Class Honours)
    First class in all subjects

    2015

    PCLL, University of Hong Kong

    2014

    JD, University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)

    2012

    BA (Economics), University of Chicago

    Publications And Articles

  • “Another Failed Opportunity: Three Rivers (No. 5) Revisited in Hong Kong” (2015) 15 OUCLJ 269

  • Scholarship And Prizes

    2016

    Redress Solutions Prize for Academic Excellence, Queens College, University of Cambridge

    2016

    Foundation Scholarship, Queens College, University of Cambridge

    2014

    Champion, Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot (International Competition)

    2013

    Award for Academic Excellence in Contract Law, University of Hong Kong

    languages

    English, Cantonese, Putonghua

    Other

    • Member of the Hong Kong Bar Association Committee on Competition Law

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