Vivien Chan & Co

Hong Kong

32/F, Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road
Hong Kong Wanchai
Hong Kong SAR

+852 2522 9183

+852 2845 9205

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Managing partner: Vivien Chan
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Quick facts:

Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Number of lawyers: 15
Number of partners: 5

Vivien Chan & Co is a full-service law practice with established law offices in Hong Kong (1985), and Beijing (1993). It is consistently recognised as a premier law firm for and in Greater China. With over 30 years’ experience of doing business in China, the team have an in-depth understanding and knowledge of China’s legal culture and marketing dynamics.

The firm has five partners and a team of around 100 people, with language capabilities including Chinese, English, French and Japanese.

Practice areas
As one of the leading full-service law firms in Hong Kong and China, the firm has developed wide range of clients and scope of services since its establishment. The firm has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies including Alticor, American Airlines, Ford Motor, Yves Saint Laurent, etc. and Chinese clients engaged in a broad range of commercial transactions and regulatory issues since the 1980s.

Vivien Chan & Co. is highly recognised by our peers and has advised on the most significant acquisitions, arbitrations, real estate projects and intellectual property prosecution, enforcement to date. This is particularly evident from its leading position in areas such as intellectual property, tax, employment, mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolution. The firm’s ability to collaborate across practices and borders with ease allows it to bring the right team to every transaction, regardless of location.

Awards and accolades (2020)
Vivien Chan & Co. has been awarded and well-recognised as a leading Greater China law firm by various major legal evaluators and publications.

Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Distinguished Practitioner in Intellectual Property - Ms Vivien Chan
Notable Practitioner in Dispute Resolution - Mr Owen Tse

Asian Legal Business (ALB) IP Rankings
Tier 1 Trademarks and Copyright Law Firm in Hong Kong
Tier 2 Patent Law Firm in Hong Kong

China Business Law Awards 
Trademark and Copyright Law Firm of the Year

Chambers and Partners
Leading Intellectual Property (International Firm) in China in Chambers Global and Asia-Pacific

International Who’s Who Legal
Trademark and Patent Lawyers of the Year -Ms Vivien Chan
Management Labour and Employment Lawyers of the Year - Ms Vivien Chan

World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR)
Trademark and Patent Leaders in Hong Kong - Ms Vivien Chan
Influential Women in IP - Ms Vivien Chan

  • China direct investment
  • Construction
  • Real estate
  • Corporate services
  • Cross border tax & tariffs
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment
  • Entertainment & media
  • Franchising & licensing
  • Healthcare & life sciences
  • Insolvency & restructuring
  • Intellectual property
  • IP rights enforcement
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Notarial services
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax
  • Technology transfer