Dr. William Wong, SC
Dr. William Wong, SC, 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, the Chairman of the China Practice Development Committee and a member of the Appeal Tribunal of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, and one of the Vice Chairmen of the Board of Review of the Hong Kong Inland Revenue. Dr. Wong is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Financial Regulation and Economic Development of the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a part-time Professor in the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
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. He co-authored a leading textbook on company law in Hong Kong – “Company Law: Powers and Accountability (2003) Lexis-Nexis”. 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.
王资深大律师在商事诉讼领域具有广泛的执业经验，在公司法, 证券法和破产法领域的经验尤为丰富。王资深大律师是首位被百慕大法院授予特别出庭资格的香港资深大律师。王资深大律师亦经常在英属处女群岛就股东争议及商业案件出庭处理有关诉讼。他与罗修章先生合着的 《公司法 – 权力与责任》（Company Law: Powers and Accountability (2003) Lexis-Nexis）一书是香港公司法领域的权威性著作。