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.
His recent publications include “Exercise Of Residual Discretion under Article V Of The New York Convention By Enforcement Court When Award Is Alive Dead And Undead” published in January 2019 on China Legal Science, focusing on Arbitration.
Other contributions in the area of corporate finance include “Oxford handbook of Asian Business Systems – Hong Kong: Hybrid Capitalism as Catalyst, by professor Gordon Redding, Gilbert Wong and William Leung” published in 2014 on 2014 oxford handbook of Asian Business System.
Our Mr. William Leung has been an insolvency practitioner 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].
In year of 2020, our Mr. William Leung was appointed by The High People's Court of Guangdong Province as a mediator for cross-border commercial disputes in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. (see Letter of Appointment)
*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 (s39Q, Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159))
Qualification in various jurisdictions:
- Solicitor of England & Wales, United Kingdom;
- Solicitor of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China;
- Solicitor of Australia Capital Territory, Australia;
- Solicitor of New South Wales, Australia;
- Barrister of High Court of Australia;
- Solicitor of British Virgin Islands, Caribbean.
Panel arbitrator of various international Arbitral Institutions
|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)||http://www.cmac.org.cn/en/||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||Details|
|2014||Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)||https://www.hkiac.org/arbitration/arbitrators||Details|
|2014||Wuhan Arbitration Commission, China||http://www.whac.org.cn/||Details|
|2014||Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration||http://www.scia.com.cn/||Details|
|2015||Qingdao Arbitration Commission, China||http://www.qdac.org/n28356055/n32567873/index.html||Details|
|2017||Langfang Arbitration Commission||https://lfac.org.cn/||Details|
|2018||Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand Inc. (AMINZ), Fellow (Arbitration)||https://www.aminz.org.nz/||Details|
|2022||Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC), Distinguished Panel of Arbitrators||https://thac.or.th/||Details|
Committee membership with various international Arbitral Institutions
|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)
|2015||China Academy of Arbitration Law, Executive committee member||Details|
|2021||Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot 2021 (Global Orals), served as arbitrator||Details|