1 Feb 2018

Stevenson, Wong & Co.’s Family Department Won Several Awards

Stevenson, Wong & Co. is delighted to announce 3 awards, a testament to the excellence and territory wide recognition of our Family Department.

First, our Family Department has been selected as the winner of “Family – Law Firm of the Year – Hong Kong” in Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017

Secondly, we have been awarded “Family Mediation Law Firm of the Year in Hong Kong 2018” by Corporate INTL. Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award which commemorates those who have been successful over the past 12 months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service.

Thirdly, our Family Department has again been recognized for its success and dedication in the legal industry by being awarded as “Family Law Firm of the Year – Hong Kong” in Corporate USA Today Annual Awards 2018 and Lawyer International – Legal 100 2018 Awards.

Stevenson, Wong & Co has one of the leading family law practices in Hong Kong with over 40 years of experience. The practice has grown and become a significant part of a developing Private Client department which uniquely also provides wealth protection and succession planning, estates and trusts, Committee work, wealth and asset management, all under one roof. Our teams are dedicated and aim to provide effective and practical solutions and support to people going through changes in their family circumstances. We have expertise in dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious family matters. We also deal with cases with an international element, whether they relate to children or finances. We regularly help clients with PRC issues.

We also offer and promote mediation as an alternative dispute resolution procedure. We regularly conduct mediations for a variety of family issues with a high success rate. We are dedicated to the use of alternative dispute resolution in litigation, providing assistance to parties to reach a mutually agreed settlement in a timely and flexible manner.

Our Succession planning and estates practice group, in addition to assisting our clients with the preparation of wills, succession planning and the handling of probate applications, works closely with our family team to assist separating parties in wealth protection. We handle financial and maintenance claims of family and dependants against the estate of deceased persons. We offer advice and help resolve financial disputes involving complex issues, substantial assets or complicated company and trust structures

As well as with SW Trustee, we also work closely with international trust corporations to establish trusts to meet the needs of our domestic and international clients.

Committee Work is a growing area in Hong Kong and we are experienced in handling applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance, advising Committees and acting as a Professional Committee appointed by the Court of First Instance.

Please contact Ms. Catherine Por for any enquiries or further information.