Zhong Lun Law Firm

Hong Kong SAR

Analysis

Overview

Zhong Lun Law Firm’s practice in Hong Kong collaborates smoothly with its China-based lawyers as an integrated team to handle China-related matters, advising commercial on legal proceedings that takes place collectively in the China and Hong Kong courts. The firm is the exclusive Hong Kong member of TerraLex, which is a global network of over 155 leading independent law firms with over 19,000 lawyers in 100 countries. Its litigation and dispute resolution team in Hong Kong is recognised for handling high-value and complex commercial disputes with a specific interest in China-related matters, cross-border disputes and disputes arising from participation in the One Belt and Road initiative. Partners Frederick Hui, Dorothy Siron, Gilbert Leung and Mark Bedford are key figures of the firm. 

Client feedback 

“Quick responses and good attention to details. Good commercial sense.” – Dispute resolution 

“We used to work with quite a few law firms and lawyers from Mainland China and Hong Kong before our cooperation with Zhong Lun Law Firm. Comparatively, Zhong Lun’s team would be the most professional because of various reasons. It would always explain clearly when communicating with its clients instead of using difficult and technical terms. It fights to their utmost for each and every benefit and interests of their clients in the most effective and efficient mannerThanks to its global network, it cooperates seamlessly to safeguard our company's operation worldwide.” – Dispute resolution 

Good client relationship management with solid professional skills.” – Dispute resolution 

“Zhong Lun Law Firm is professional, pragmatic and responsive. It always puts clients first.” – Private client 

The firm has provided a professional solution and clear action plan for the restructuring project.  It also takes the lead to communicate with the HK tax authority and have the project completed smoothly and timely.” – Private client 

“Very pragmatic advice and diligent throughout. The team is extremely talented and knows clients' needs very well.” – Private client 

The firm’s greatest strength is their ability to provide a one-stop shop to high-net-worth clients in the area of wills, tax and trusts across China, Hong Kong, Canada and other jurisdictions. – Tax 

Frederick Hui 

“We are deeply impressed by Hui's professionalism and perfectionism. Besides the common characters of the firm which are careful, considerate, and persistent. Hui in person is wise, sharp-minded and straightforward.” 

Gilbert Leung 

“Good commercial sense. Good communication skills with clients.” 

Chloe Leung 

“I have been working with Leung for many years. She has been practical yet risk aware. Her knowledge of private client matters along with her colleague, Clifford Ng has been invaluable. I have recommended them to many friends and colleagues, and they always have good feedback.” 

“She is professional, responsive and always helpful to the clients.” 

Leung leads by example and understands clients' needs very well. She is knowledgeable and always delivers pragmatic advice to her clients.” 

“She is knowledgeable and articulate and is very well versed on PRC, Hong Kong and Canadian tax and succession planning matters. She provides clear and practical advice on tax and trusts matters. She is also very good in managing client relationships.” 

Clifford Ng 

“Clifford Ng is responsive and very helpful.” 

He offers very practical advice on Canadian tax issues.” 

“I work with Zhong Lun Law Firm in Hong Kong because of Clifford Ng and his team. Otherwise, I may not work with the firm.” 

“Friendly, knowledgeable and practical.” 

 

Dispute resolution

Work highlights 

Acted for the majority shareholder of a listed company in Hong Kong court litigation involving disputes, concerning issues of validity of allotment and placement of shares worth more than HK$1 billion 

Acted for Gold Brilliant Investment in a dispute concerning deed of right of first refusal arising from a development project of a residential site in Hong Kong. 

Acted for over ten companies founded by a late tycoon and philanthropist in a series of litigation proceedings brought by the individual’s family members. 

Key clients 

Bank of China (Hong Kong)China Minsheng Bank CorpFalcon Insurance Company (Hong Kong)Shanghai Gopher Asset Management Company