Calvin was admitted to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2019. He joined the firm in 2017.
Calvin specializes in commercial litigation and cross-border dispute resolution. He has represented clients in international arbitration cases under the HKIAC, ICC, CIETAC and LMAA Arbitration Rules. Besides, he has also regularly represented major banks in their debt and loan recovery actions and assisted in a number of complex commercial disputes and injunction related applications.
Calvin is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a HKIAC Accredited Tribunal Secretary. He self-studied and passed the mainland China bar exam (the National Uniform Legal Profession Qualification Examination) in 2018.
Calvin further obtained his LLM degree with Distinction (ranking no. 6 out of 236 students) at University of California, Los Angeles in 2022, where he ranked first in Arbitration Law, Patent Litigation and US Constitutional Law for Foreign Lawyers, and was selected as the class speaker for the LLM Class at the graduation ceremony.
Matters which Calvin has handed include:-
- Representing a major Chinese technology company in challenging and resisting enforcement of a foreign arbitral award of over US$100 million in Hong Kong.
- Representing a Hong Kong listed energy company in a shipping arbitration in accordance with the terms of the LMAA in respect of cargo supply disputes of over HK$100 million.
- Representing a major Chinese home appliances company in a commercial arbitration administered by the HKIAC Rules in respect of disputes arising out of a guarantee agreement.
- Representing a client in a loan recovery and mortgage dispute in relation to a landed property in Hong Kong worth of over HK$1,000,000,000.
- Representing a client in the successful application for an injunction and a banker’s books order on an ex parte basis in an email fraud case within 3 days from receiving and confirming instructions.
- Representing a travel agency company in the mediation and successful settlement of four personal injury cases in the sum of over HK$10,000,000.