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, P.B. Group Limited (8331) (since 2018)

Independent Non-executive Director, Bonny International Holding Limited (1906) (since 2021)

Awards

Intermediate Morrison Scholar, Queen’s College, 2010

Practice profile

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

Tony regularly represents various parties in SFC investigations and is experienced in handling interviews with its enforcement section. He has experience representing clients residing overseas in joint investigations conducted by the SFC and securities commissions of foreign jurisdictions such as Ontario and British Columbia. Tony has also been instructed to advise and draft responses to Stock Exchange enquiries regarding transfer of shares and compliancing matters. Tony is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of two Hong Kong listed companies (1906 – Bonny International Holding Ltd, 8331 – P.B. Group Ltd (GEM)).

In his criminal practice, Tony has 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 conducting trials and applications at various Magistracies and the District Court.

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.

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

Selected Cases

HKSAR v Mak Kwong-yiu CACC 239/2021 (on appeal from DCCC 657/2019) (Conspiracy to defraud by former director of Convoy Global Holdings Limited (1019)) (pending appeal)

Securities and Futures Commission v Law Sai Hung [2021] HKCFI 2937; HCMA 249/2020 (22 October 2021) (Magistracy appeal against s.109 SFO prosecution for advising on corporate finance without license)

David Ho v Secretary for Justice [2022] HKCFI 566; HCMP1766/2021 (7 March 2022) (Election Relief application for failure to file election return)

TWF v HWKR and 2 Ors FCMC 7615/2019 (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 (28 August 2019) (Contractual claim against defective building works)

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

Ko Siu Yung v Cheung Hay Lee Hailey [2018] HKCFI 1791 (31 July 2018) (Revocation of Enduring Power of Attorney, obtaining indemnity costs)

Au Kai To Karel v End User Technology Ltd And Ors, HCA 170/2015 (29 August 2017) (Defending shareholders’ claim in a transfer of shares agreement against a listed company)

Publications

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