William Wong S.C.
Des Voeux Chambers
Dr. William Wong, S.C., has been in practice in Hong Kong since 1998. In 2013, Dr Wong was appointed as a Senior Counsel in Hong Kong. He was also called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands. In 2014, Dr. Wong was appointed as a non-executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission. Dr. Wong is also currently a member of the Bar Council of the Hong Kong Bar Association and one of the Vice Chairmen of the Board of Review of the Hong Kong Inland Revenue.
Dr. Wong’s practice covers a wide spectrum of contentious commercial litigation. He has a special focus and substantial experience in the areas of company, insolvency and securities law. He frequently represents clients in contentious shareholders and/or investors disputes and disputes in liquidation. Dr. Wong is also the first Hong Kong Silk to be admitted, on ad hoc basis, to conduct a trial in Bermuda. He also appears in BVI for offshore shareholders’ disputes cases.
Academically, William graduated from the Business Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1994 as the Rhodes Scholar of the year. In 1996, he obtained his degree in Jurisprudence from Wadham College, Oxford. In 2004, he also obtained his LL.M degree from the Peking University. In 2012, he was awarded the Doctoral Degree from the Peking University with a dissertation on corporate insolvency laws.