Ⓒ 2020 Asian Academy Of International Law
Hill Dickinson LLP
Edward is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales as well as a lawyer in China. His main area of practice involves commercial and shipping litigation and arbitration. He is extensively experienced in advising and handling international commercial disputes, covering areas such as sale of goods/trade and commodities, energy and offshore projects, shareholder and equity-related disputes, international investment (particularly connected with Belt & Road projects), commercial fraud, regulatory investigations and compliance, worldwide enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards, etc. Edward is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a listed arbitrator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), and a member of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group (HKMAG). Since 2018, Edward has started to accept appointments as arbitrator and was appointed as arbitrator by HKIAC (including as a sole arbitrator) on many occasions. He has served as a member of several advisory bodies of the Hong Kong Government, including the Advisory Committee on Promotion of Arbitration, Steering Committee on Mediation, Aviation Development and Three-Runway System Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board, and as an adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal.