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Principal
Barry C Y Chin
Principal
Solicitor (HK, UK), Engineer (HK, Canada, UK), Tax Adviser (HK)
LL. B. (Hons) (UK), M.B.A. (USA), B.Sc. (Canada)

Barry Chin is the Managing Partner of Chin & Associates. He has a broad range of experience in criminal litigation, matrimonial disputes, immigration law and commercial law. He has extensive experience with criminal cases which involve homicide/murder, sexual assault, fraud, and bribery. Furthermore, he handles a vast array of matrimonial disputes, those of which include civil celebrant, divorce, maintenance, child custody, and property distribution. Lastly, Mr. Chin has a solid grounding in immigration law, dealing with complications such as: dependant visas, citizenship, extensions of stay, appeals against refusals, and change of employer.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong

·          Admitted to the roll of solicitors in England & Wales

·          Registered Professional Engineer in Canada

·          Chartered Electrical & Mechanical Engineer in the United Kingdom

·          Registered Professional Engineer in Hong Kong

·          Certified Tax Adviser in Hong Kong

Educations:

·          LL.B (Hons) in United Kingdom

·          Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (P.C.LL.) in Hong Kong

·          Postgraduate Diploma in the Republic of China (China Law)

·          M.B.A. in the United States

·          B.Sc. in Canada

Community Services:

·          Member of Independent Police Complaints Council

·          Appointed Governor of Health Level Seven (HL7) Hong Kong

·          Adjudicator of the Obscene Articles Tribunal

·          Honorary Legal Adviser of International Police Association (IPA) Hong Kong Section

·          Honorary Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong

·          Honorary members of the Court of HKBU

Principal Service Areas:

·          Criminal litigation

·          Matrimonial disputes

·          Immigration law

·          Commercial Law

   
Consultants
M L Tam
Consultant, Solicitor
B.Sc in Law & Economics
 

Ms. Tam was admitted as a solicitor in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. She has over 18 years experience, specializing in conveyancing, commercial law and civil litigation.

   
Associates
Gordon S H Chin
Senior Associate, Solicitor
Solicitor (HK), Certified Practising Accountant (Australia)
LL. B. (Hons), PGDPA

Gordon has significant experience in acting as the Hong Kong legal adviser of issuers on their initial public offerings on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange. He represents clients across a broad range of general corporate and commercial matters, including: mergers and acquisitions, business sales and purchases, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, private placements, corporate re-organisations, due diligence investigations, and regulatory and compliance.


Gordon also has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He advises on a broad range of contentious issues including claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder disputes.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong

·          CPA (Aust.) of CPA Australia

Educations:

·          LL.B. (Hons), U.K.

·          Postgraduate Certificate in Law (P.C.LL.), H.K.

·          Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (PGDPA), H.K.

Community Services:

·          Observer of Independent Police Complaints Council

·          Member of Appeal Panel (Housing)

·          Member of Criminal & Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Board

·          Honorary Legal Adviser of International Police Association Hong Kong Section

Principal Service Areas:

·          Corporate & Commercial Law, Corporate Services

·          Litigation and dispute resolution

   
Eric P H Chan
Senior Associate, Solicitor
LL.B. (Hons), LL.M

Eric is a litigator with solid experience in contentious matters involving allegations of serious wrongdoings and commercial frauds. He also advises corporates on a wide range of commercial activities such as the assessment of debt related credit risks and litigation risks, corporate financing, restructuring, and insolvency matters. Eric has hands on experience in employment disputes and in criminal cases, such as those that involve allegations of breaches of trust and misappropriation of trade secrets. Eric has worked with the Commercial Crime Bureau of the police and the ICAC on various cases whether as defence lawyer or as the legal representative of the informant. In commercial fraud cases, Eric has on various occasions applied for Mareva injunction orders (asset freezing orders) and Norwich Pharmacal Orders (court orders to compel disclosure of documents by innocent third parties).

Prior to joining Chin & Associates Solicitors, Eric had worked in the technology sector. Eric is now developing a robust legal practice with a special focus on dispute resolution, and he has acted for or advised the HKSAR Government, multinational shipping companies, semi-conductor firms, private equity and venture capitalist firms, technology startups, and also local, PRC, and foreign private clients.

Eric has prosecuted criminal cases on behalf of the Department of Justice as fiat prosecutor, conducted trial as defence counsel, and instructed Senior Counsel in complex matters.

Besides work, Eric enjoys sailing and playing basketball.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Qualified as solicitor in Hong Kong

Public Service Experience:

·          Fiat Prosecutor briefed by the Department of Justice of Hong Kong

Educations:

·          LL.B. (Hons), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

·          LL.M. International Commercial Law (Hons), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

·          P.C.LL., Chinese University of Hong Kong

Languages:

·          English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese)

   
Foreign Lawyers
David C Buxbaum
Foreign Lawyer
B.A., M.A., J.D., Ph.D.

Mr. Buxbaum was admitted as Attorney at California and New York Federal Court (U.S.A.). He obtained his Arts degree (B.A.) from the New York University, Doctor of Jurisprudence from University of Michigan (J.D.), Fellow at the Harvard University (Law and East Asian Studies), and Master degree of Arts (M.A.) and Ph.D. from the University of Washington.

He is a well-regarded expert on private International and Chinese Law, international business disputes, intellectual property and commodities and securities matters. His work in Asia includes direct foreign investment, energy projects, litigation and arbitration, banking, intellectual property, labour law, commodities and securities, administrative applications (taxes and successful suits against government entities), and leasing.

In the past, he represented Microsoft, Citibank, General Motors, Coca-Cola and other international enterprises.

 

   
Trainee Solicitors
Nicole Tsang
Trainee Solicitor
LL.B. (Hons)

 
   
Iris Chan
Trainee Solicitor
LL.B. (Hons)

 
   
Professional Executives
Inti Leung
Senior Marketing Executive
Diploma in Business

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Immigration, Marriage celebration services

   
Tiffany Yip
Senior Executive
BA (Hons)

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Divorce

   
 
 
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