Edward Liu

Legal Director, Hill Dickinson Hong Kong

Edward is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales as well as a lawyer in P.R. China.  His main area of practice is in commercial and shipping litigation and arbitration. He is extensively experienced in advising and handling international commercial disputes covering areas such as sale of goods/trade and commodities, energy and offshore projects, shareholder and equity-related disputes, and international investment (particularly connected with Belt & Road projects), commercial fraud, worldwide enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards etc.  Edward has been appointed as members of a number of advisory bodies to the Hong Kong government, including Advisory Committee on Promotion of Arbitration, Steering Committee on Mediation, Aviation Development and Three-Runway Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, and an adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal.  He is also the principal representative of the International Chamber of Shipping (China) Liaison Office.

Background The respondent was a company incorporated in Hong Kong with three directors, one BVI company and two natural persons, namely Ms. Wang and Ms. Yang. The two directors, Ms. Wang and Ms....
9 February 2021
The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the “New York Convention”) has been described as the most successful treaty in private international law, facilitating...
15 January 2021
Since Hong Kong implemented its Civil Justice Reform in April 2009, a great effort has been made to encourage a wider application of mediation in dispute resolution. Legislations were enacted, e.g....
9 December 2020
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Since the outbreak of the Covid-19, there has been a drastic increase in cyber fraud cases involving email wire fraud scams and phone scams around the world. Such risk...
23 October 2020
Under the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (...
10 September 2020
On 1 October 2019, the Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative...
11 November 2019
2 April 2019 marked an important milestone for the arbitration regime in Hong Kong – on this day the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Supreme People’s Court of the...
3 September 2019
As a programmatic guide to the current and future cooperation and development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (the “Greater Bay Area”) to 2035, the Outline Development Plan for the...
21 May 2019
Background Arbitration has long been welcomed by commercial industries for its distinct advantages of finality, simplicity, flexibility and confidentiality. Many commercial parties tend to choose...
1 February 2019
When promoting Hong Kong’s dispute resolution services over the past three years, the HKSAR government and the legal profession have relied on the survey published by the Queen Mary University in...
5 September 2018
On 14 December 2017, the HKSAR government and the National Development and Reform Commission signed “Advancing Hong Kong’s Full Participation in and Contribution to the Belt and Road Initiative” (the...
6 March 2018
In Hong Kong, privacy and confidentiality is often regarded as an important advantage in arbitration proceedings, and indeed is one of the first things that will come to mind when parties consider...
3 November 2017
With China emerging as a major maritime nation and following the announcement of the The Belt and Road Initiative, there has been much discussion on how Hong Kong can capitalise on its advantage as a...
8 August 2016
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