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Kevin Chan

Head of Litigation and Regulatory, Asia
International and Global Board Member
With a huge amount of experience, Kevin Chan is a leading light in this area.
Client, Shipping, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022

Kevin Chan has over 25 years’ experience in civil dispute resolution. He helps clients across the banking, investment, real estate, insurance and logistics industries with a range of complex commercial and cross-border disputes, and non-contentious matters.

Kevin acts for banks, multinational companies, Chinese state-owned/private enterprises and listed companies. He has advised clients on investment, joint-venture and shareholder disputes; banking disputes involving issues on loan defaults, asset recovery, financial leasing and trade finance; real estate disputes; a wide range of logistics and transportation disputes; and all types of cross-border enforcement issues.

Kevin also advises on a wide range of non-contentious matters. These include assisting financial services companies, commodity traders and insurance companies in reviewing and drafting contractual documents, standard business terms and conditions and other commercial documents.

Kevin is a frequent seminar speaker on general commercial litigation and arbitration issues; local and cross-border enforcement proceedings and insurance issues; and logistics and transportation related topics.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the High Court of Hong KongSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • The University of Hong Kong, LL.B., 1993
  • The University of Hong Kong, PCLL., 1994

Awards and recognitions

  • Leading individual, Shipping, Hong Kong, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020-22
  • Recommended lawyer, Dispute Resolution: Litigation, China and Hong Kong, and Shipping, China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022
  • Ranked lawyer, Dispute Resolution (International Firms), China, Chambers Global 2022
  • Ranked lawyer, Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China, Chambers Greater China Region 2022

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Hong Kong Maritime Law Association
  • Hong Kong Shipowners Association
  • Marine Insurance Club