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William Leung
William Leung
Partner
Telephone
+852 2803 3782
Mobile
+852 9171 9800
Fax
+852 2803 3608

As a prominent commercial litigator in Hong Kong, William has extensive experience in Shareholder's disputes and company's risk management issues.  He has almost two decades of experience in advising companies (including listed companies) on Shareholder's disputes and other regulatory issues.  He also acts for both trustees and beneficiaries on contentious trust matters.  His clients span a wide range of industries including maritime and logistics, retail, financial institutions and insurance. William also regularly acts for high net worth individuals on personal wealth matters.

William has been consistently named as one of the leading lawyers in Hong Kong. (AsiaLaw, 2013; Chambers Asia 2014 – 2017; Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014 – 2017)

William also specialises in contentious disputes covering logistics / transport, maritime arbitration and marine insurance matters.  He has unrivalled experience in handling a wide range of contentious matters with a particular emphasis on bills of lading/air waybills, cargo claims, demurrage, forwarding and logistics disputes.  He has advised on various marine insurance matters and various regulatory matters such as enforcement actions by Customs & Excise, Labour Department and Environmental Protection Department.

William leads a market leading practice and he is appointed as panel lawyer for major blue-chip insurance companies, international logistic companies, 4 out of 5 containers terminals in Hong Kong and major 3PL and 4PL providers in Hong Kong.  He has also acted for prominent maritime liquidators and major shipowners and their liability insurers on substantial disputes in London and Hong Kong.

William regularly gives talks and seminars on shipping matters and is well known within the shipping circle.  He is admitted to practice in both Hong Kong and England & Wales.

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Experience
2009
Eversheds
2001
DLA Piper
2000
Stevenson Wong & Co
1998
Hampton, Winter & Glynn
Education
1997
PCLL, University of Hong Kong
1993
LLB, University of Wales / Portobello College, Dublin, Ireland
Professional Admissions / Qualifications
2001 England and Wales
1999 Hong Kong
Professional Affiliations
Since 2017 to the present The Transport Tribunals' Panel (Member) appointed by Secretary for Transport and Housing
Since 2015 to the present The Board of Review, Inland Revene Department (Panel member)
Since 2015 to the present The Obscene Articles Tribunal (Member Adjudicator appointed by Chief Justice of HKSAR )
Since 2013 to the present Admiralty Court Users Committee appointed by Chief Justice of HKSAR (Member)
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