Joshua Chu

Solicitor, ONC Lawyers

Joshua Chu is a Litigation Solicitor qualified to practice in Hong Kong. Before becoming a lawyer, Joshua worked in the healthcare industry serving as the IT department head at a private hospital as well as overseeing their procurement operations.

Since embarking upon his legal career, his past legal experience includes representing the successful party in one of Hong Kong’s first cryptocurrency litigation cases as well as appearing before the Review Body on Bid Challenges under the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement concerning a health care industry related tender.

Today, Joshua’s practice is mainly focused in the field of dispute resolution and technology law.

Aside from his legal practice, Joshua is currently also a Senior Consultant with a regulatory consulting firm which had been founded by ex-SFC Regulators as well as being a management consultant for the Korean Blockchain Centre.

“Computers will overtake humans with AI within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours.” —Stephen Hawking INTRODUCTION With...
14 May 2021
“Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.” - Blaise Pascal Introduction Most people upon the realization that they are the victims of a cyber-fraud will panic....
3 May 2021
“As the world is increasingly interconnected, everyone shares the responsibility of securing cyberspace.” - Newton Lee “By some estimates, cybercrime is expected to globally cost up to $6 trillion...
3 May 2021
“The secret of crisis management is not good vs. bad, it’s preventing the bad from getting worse.” - Andy Gilman Introduction With the ever increasing proliferation of cyberattacks across the...
3 May 2021
“Computers will overtake humans with AI within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours.” —Stephen Hawking INTRODUCTION With...
23 April 2021
“Hong Kong has a thriving fintech scene: a highly integrated network of start-ups and investors, a large market of technology-ready consumers hungry for innovative solutions, and a host of...
9 April 2021
“If banks were to engage in a practice of levying extravagant photocopying or administrative charges, rather than seeking genuinely to provide for full (but no more than full) compensation for the...
6 April 2021
“Viewed from a Hong Kong perspective this is a questionable use of soft-touch provisional liquidation and one, which will encourage the court to view with care similar applications for recognition...
26 March 2021
“The wide adoption of information technology (“IT”) can bring convenience to the public and improve quality of living. At the same time, the risks of the public, enterprises and the community being...
19 March 2021
“Life in Hong Kong transcends cultural and culinary borders, such that nothing is truly foreign and nothing doesn’t belong.” – Peter Jon Lindberg Hong Kong is a world-renowned international...
12 March 2021
“Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become a willing accomplice after the fact” - James Scott Ransomware, What Am...
2 March 2021
Introduction In Re China Huiyuan Group Ltd [2020] HKCFI 2940, the Court of First Instance declined to wind up a Hong Kong-listed Cayman company as the Court held that the petitioner failed to...
2 March 2021
“Mark my words - A.I. is far more dangerous than nukes” - Elon Musk Introduction Whilst the idea of a human apocalypse being brought about by artificial intelligence (“A.I.”) has been in...
5 February 2021
“Blackmail threats are e-mail from a madman.” - Michael Bassey Johnson, Master of Maxims Introduction The age of the internet and social media has brought about the evolution of a new...
5 February 2021
“Survey and test prospective action before undertaking it. Before you proceed, step back and look at the big picture, lest you act rashly on raw impulse” - Epictetus “Your hindsight on...
5 February 2021
“It used to be the wealthier you were, the more immune you were to crime. Cybercrime has topped it the other way. ” - Neal O’Farrell INTRODUCTION Many cyber fraud cases involve the victim...
29 January 2021
For Part 1, please visit: http://hk-lawyer.org/content/when-legal-industry-meets-technology “Technology is best when it brings people together.” - Matt Mullenweg, Social Media Entrepreneur...
11 January 2021
Introduction As more and more people wake up to the realities of global warming, the concept of green finance has been gaining traction. In a nutshell, green finance is the concept of funnelling...
8 January 2021
Key Legal / Contractual Issues for Employers to Consider “Survey: Who is the driver of the digital transformation of your company?  a) Chief Executive Officer b) Chief Technology...
10 December 2020
“I saw a job post the other day. It required 4+ years of experience in FastAPI. I couldn’t’ apply as I only have 1.5+ years of experience since I created that thing [FASTAPI]… Maybe it’s time to re-...
10 December 2020
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