Hong Kong



Founded in 1977, Gallant is a full-service law firm in Hong Kong with 40 lawyers. The firm offers services covering various aspects of commercial, corporate and property related activities both contentious and non-contentious. The firm is also recognised for its insurance sector strength. A key figure to note is co-managing partner Philip Wong, who leads the firm’s commercial department.

Client feedback

“The firm is the most well-known independent local firm in Hong Kong with many experienced solicitors. They provide high-quality legal services with a professional attitude and offer comprehensive legal services to meet our needs and solve our issues. They are professional, responsive and attentive. Whenever we have any doubts or legal assistance demands, they always solve our problems efficiently and explain to us in the simplest and the clearest way. Their lawyers are bilingual in Chinese and English. They treasure the relationship built with us.” – Banking and finance

“They prepare and advice our procedures and standpoints well and follow up our cases with the plaintiff's solicitors professionally and tightly.” – Construction

“Resolve the long-standing disputes between owners and clarify the responsibilities of each owner.” – Private client

“Provides practical advice on litigation and dispute cases.” –  Real estate

“Provide positive advice and quick legal response.” – Real estate

“Clear and direct advice.” – Real estate

“Quick response and provide detailed and positive advice.” – Real estate

“Provide valuable insights.” – Restructuring and insolvency

Dennis Chan

“Dennis always understands clients’ needs and provides practical legal advice and value-for-money services.”

“Friendly and gives us a brief analysis and positive solution.”

“Presentable appearance. Discreet, independent, flexible, customer-focus, attentive to details towards jobs. Self-confident, mature, patient, amicable, and approachable towards people.”

“Nice, willing to listen and gives positive and aggressive advice.”

Brenda Lee

“Sincere in listening to our needs and responds quickly, with clear advice.”

Frederich Li

“Attentive to client's request and is able to provide timely advice.”

Annie Wong

“She is very understanding and gives practical and feasible advice.”

Philip Wong

“Philip Wong is responsive and professional. Whenever we have any doubts or demand for legal opinion, he can efficiently provide us with advice after carefully analysing the necessary documents. We have a great experience with his service.”

Intellectual property

Work highlights 

Representing a famous property development, investment and management company in Hong Kong operating a high-end shopping mall with online shopping services, in a High Court action against a major online shopping mall operator for trademark infringement and passing-off.

Advised and acted for a world-famous beverage company based in the US in a series of trademark oppositions proceedings and trademark revocation proceedings against a Taiwanese chain store operator in the food and beverage sector.

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Representing a BVI company in an application to set aside a UNCITRAL arbitral award on grounds of public policy.

Representing a statutory authority in the appeal against first instance decision on the new interpretation of the gateway for long arm jurisdiction of Hong Kong courts on a tort committed outside jurisdiction.

Advised an affiliate of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies on personal data protection in Hong Kong.

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Advised Liu Chong Hing Investment on the acquisition of a 138-guestroom international five-star quality hotel in Koh Samui.

Banking and finance

Work highlights 

Advised the Hong Kong branch of a PRC bankon a syndicated term loan facility to a wholly owned Hong Kong subsidiary of a listed red chip conglomerate.