Our Principal

In the year of 2014, the LMAA Arbitral Tribunal’s hearing was held at the headquarter of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Bloomsbury Square, London, UK: Stewart Boyd QC (far left); Michael Thomas QC SC (second from left); our principal, Mr. William Leung (third from left); Peter Buchan (far right).

Mr. William Leung, founder of his firm has been a practicing solicitor of the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR since 1988.He graduated from University of London with a Master of Law degree in 1988, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Hong Kong in 1992. Prior to and shortly after the re-unification of Hong Kong and China in 1997, he has also taken the initiative to polish his legal expertise in China by obtaining a Bachelor in Chinese Law from China University Politics and Law in 1997 and a Master in Economic Law from Peking University, China in 2002. Mr. William Leung is a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK; the Hong Kong and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and he is a Panel Arbitrator with Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Singapore International Arbitration Centre; China International Economic Trade Arbitration Commission, China Maritime Arbitration Commission; Korean Commercial Arbitration Board; and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration in Malaysia.

Our Mr. William Leung since the year of 2001, has been appointed by both the Hong Kong High Court and the Hong Kong Official Receiver, in acting as company liquidators in liquidating company assets.

In year of 2016, our Mr. William Leung has been granted the status of Solicitor Advocate* having higher right of audience to appear and make submissions in any higher courts (including the Court of Final Appeal) in Hong Kong [Law Society Circular 16-857].

Mr. William Leung’s curriculum vitae


* Having higher rights of audience, that is, rights of audience before the Competition Tribunal, the High Court; and the Court of Final Appeal in civil proceedings(s39H(3), Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159))


Qualification in various jurisdictions:

  1. Solicitor of England & Wales, United Kingdom;
  2. Solicitor of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China;
  3. Solicitor of Australia Capital Territory, Australia;
  4. Solicitor of New South Wales, Australia;
  5. Barrister of High Court of Australia;
  6. Solicitor of British Virgin Islands, Caribbean.


Panel arbitrator of various international Arbitral Institutions

Year Institutions Official website Details
2008 London Maritime Arbitration Commission (LMAA) www.lmaa.london/ Details
2009 Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) www.ciarb.org Details
2011 China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC) www.cmac-sh.org/en/home.asp Details
2012 China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) www.cietac.org/?l=en Details
2013 Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) www.siac.org.sg Details
2013 Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) klrca.org Details
2013 Korean Commercial Arbitration Board www.kcab.or.kr/servlet/kcab_adm/memberauth/5000 Details
2014 Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) www.hkiac.org/en/arbitration/arbitrators Details
2014 Wuhan Arbitration Commission, China www.whac.org.cn/ Details
2015 Qingdao Arbitration Commission, China www.qdac.org.cn/ Details


Committee membership with various international Arbitral Institutions

Year Institutions Details
2008 International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France (ICC)
Subsequently, in year of 2012, become a member of ICC Commission
On Arbitration Task Force on Revision of ICC Rules of Arbitration.
2013 Fellow of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute Details (1)
Details (2)
2015  China Academy of Arbitration Law, Executive committee member Details



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