Cynthia G. Claytor

Editor, Hong Kong Lawyer
Legal Media Group
Thomson Reuters
cynthia.claytor@thomsonreuters.com

This is one of the most difficult notes to draft as the editor of Hong Kong Lawyer, as it will be my last. This Journal has been a part of my life for almost four years, but after 44 issues, it...
9 November 2017
Lord (David) Neuberger of Abbotsbury reflects on his career having recently stepped down as the President of the UK Supreme Court. On 4 September 2017, Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury officially...
2 November 2017
Lord Ken Macdonald QC, former Director of Public Prosecutions for England & Wales and presently Warden of Wadham College, Oxford, discusses his career and comments on his recent Ming Pao article...
11 October 2017
INSOL International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals is a world-wide federation of national associations for accountants and lawyers who specialise in...
6 October 2017
Jeffrey Sham, Barrister-at-Law and Choir Conductor, prides himself on his ability to remain composed as an advocate and a maestro, drawing parallels between what is expected of him on and off the...
6 October 2017
In 1977, Mark Roberts left England to join Deacons as a newly-qualified shipping lawyer. Mr. Roberts specialised in shipping litigation cases dealing with cargo claims, marine insurance matters...
15 September 2017
The Hon. David Doyle, First Deemster and Clerk of the Rolls of the Isle of Man (the Chief Justice of the island’s High Court of Justice), who spent his formative years in Hong Kong, reflects on his...
15 September 2017
Do you know the real reasons why lawyers and staff are leaving your firm? Do they want a better work-life balance? Or maybe they just aren’t cut out for the job? Should you care about the real...
8 September 2017
There is a growing awareness of the negative impact of business practices that fail to respect human rights, with much publicity in recent years focusing on supply chain risks and abuses. It is...
18 August 2017
Interview with Kenneth Ng, President of the Hong Kong Automobile Association and Chairman of the Formula E Working Group On 2 and 3 December 2017, Formula E, the world’s premiere electric street...
10 August 2017
In late July, the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) announced that it had entered into a supervisory memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with the UK Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”)....
8 August 2017
Dennis Kwok, Legislative Council Member of the Legal Functional Constituency, speaks about his transition from law into politics and his role and current priorities as the legislative representative...
7 August 2017
The Hong Kong Law Society maintains a Roll of Honour, which consists of the names of solicitors who have distinguished themselves through their service to the Law Society or its Council, by their...
14 July 2017
The Hong Kong Law Society maintains a Roll of Honour, which consists of the names of solicitors who have distinguished themselves through their service to the Law Society or its Council, by their...
14 July 2017
With the decline in commercial litigation in Hong Kong and the shifting focus of the litigation departments in many international law firms in Hong Kong from doing actual litigation work to other...
12 July 2017
While Mr. Lee, who was among this year’s Roll of Honour Honourees, was not available for an interview, the following was provided by the Hong Kong Law Society to highlight his many accomplishments...
10 July 2017
Gerard Sanders, General Counsel of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, speaks about the AIIB’s objectives, operations and current legal needs, and reveals the AIIB’s thinking about various...
19 June 2017
Earlier this year, UK Lord Chancellor Truss exercised her statutory power to change the multiplier for calculating damages for the victims of personal injuries from 2.5 percent to -0.75 percent. This...
19 June 2017
The Hon. Mr. Justice Jonathan Harris, who sits as a judge in the Court of First Instance, Companies Court of Hong Kong, describes his career progression and speaks frankly about a variety of...
12 May 2017
Imagine for a moment that you are approached by Mr. I, a shareholder of a publicly traded company, TechCo, in Korea that had, at its peak, an estimated worth of billions. However, one morning, Mr. I...
8 May 2017
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