Joshua Chu

Solicitor, GPS McQuhae (Hong Kong)

Joshua Chu is Litigation Consultant at GPS McQuhae LLP in Hong Kong. He specialises in corporate, healthcare and technology law and has experience in cross-border and conflict of laws dilemmas. Joshua has also represented the successful Defendant in one of Hong Kong’s first cryptocurrency litigation.

Since embarking on his legal career, Joshua has developed a predominantly civil practice with a focus on general civil, commercial, company and technology. He has represented Clients in all levels of Court in a wide range of commercial and criminal litigation. 

With the rise of blockchain technology in recent years and the surge in prices of cryptocurrencies in 2017, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have taken investors (both institutional and private)...
4 December 2018
Editor’s Note: For the first two parts of this series, please see the Industry Insights section in the Hong Kong Lawyer’s August and September 2018 issues. EAt the foundation of each transaction...
3 October 2018
Back in 1998, the Review Body on Bid Challenges was set up pursuant to the Agreement on Government Procurement under the World Trade organization (WTO GPA), which enables Suppliers to guard...
5 September 2018
Whilst the Plaintiffs in HCA 1980 of 2015 ultimately decided to pay the Defendant’s full costs and discontinue the case before making it to trial (i.e. a surrender, not a settlement), the...
5 September 2018
Back in 1998, the Review Body on Bid Challenges was set up following the Agreement on Government Procurement under the World Trade Organization (WTO GPA), which enables Suppliers to guard themselves...
24 August 2018
HCA 1980 of 2015 was in many ways the jurisdiction’s first cryptocurrency-based litigation. The action was commenced by the largest developer of bitcoin mining hardware in PRC. On the other-side was...
3 August 2018
After 10 years of protracted court battles, the Plaintiff in Chun Sang Plastics Company Limited v Commissioner of Police & Secretary for Justice [2018] HKCFI 661 was finally awarded...
9 July 2018
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) came into force in the EU. It is drafted as a Regulation and becomes immediately applicable in all EU member states. The GDPR...
6 July 2018
In a recent judgment (Wang Ho Yin Patrick v Fu Chun Lung & Ors. [2018] HKDC 301) handed down by H.H. Judge Andrew Li, the Court highlighted the importance of good litigation conduct once...
16 May 2018
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