Tony C.H. Chow     周志恒大律師

Call: HK (2016)

Education

2015:   PCLL, Chinese University of Hong Kong

2014:   LLB (minor in Translation), Chinese University of Hong Kong

2010:   Queen’s College

Appointments

Independent Non-executive Director, HangKan Group Limited (8331) (since 2018)

Awards

Intermediate Morrison Scholar, Queen’s College, 2010

Practice profile

Tony practices both civil and criminal litigation, with particular focus on commercial, matrimonial, and securities and finance. In his civil practice, Tony has experience in conducting trials related to commercial (contract), company and trust disputes.

In his matrimonial practice, Tony appears (both as lead junior and sole advocate) in first appointments, child matters, maintenance pending suit, preliminary issues for determination of property ownership, as well as ancillary relief. Tony has experience in applications for (and to vary) custody and access orders, as well as advising on various stages of divorce actions.

Tony regularly represents various parties in SFC investigations and is experienced in handling interviews with its enforcement section. He has also been instructed to advise and draft responses to Stock Exchange enquiries regarding transfer of shares and compliancing matters. Tony is also an Independent Non-executive Director of a listed company (8331 – HangKan Group Limited (GEM)).

On the criminal aspect, Tony is developing a white-collar practice in areas of fraud and cases prosecuted by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC). Tony also has experience in trials and applications at various Magistracies and the District Court.

Fluent in oral and written English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Tony is comfortable with bilingual proceedings.

Selected Cases

HKSAR v Mak Kwong-yiu and 3 Ors DCCC 657/2019 (Alleged conspiracy to defraud by former director of Convoy Global Holdings Limited (1019)) (pending trial in February 2021)

TWF v HWKR and 2 Ors FCMC 7615/2019 (Date of judgment 9 April 2020) (MPS and litigation funding)

Cha Virginia May Ching a.k.a Virgina Foo v Fairlite Paint (H.K.) Co. Ltd [2019] HKDC 1231 (Date of judgment 28 August 2019) (Contractual claim against defective building works)

TWF v HWKR and 2 Ors [2019] HKFC 146, FCMC 16534/2015 (Date of judgment 6 June 2019) (Specific Discovery Summons)

Ko Siu Yung v Cheung Hay Lee Hailey [2018] HKCFI 1791 (Revocation of Enduring Power of Attorney, obtaining indemnity costs)

Au Kai To Karel v End User Technology Ltd And Ors, HCA 170/2015 (Defending shareholders’ claim against a listed company)

Publications

2020: Contributor, Lexis Practical Guidance (Financial Services) (LexisNexis)