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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.


王鸣峰资深大律师于1998年开始在香港执业,并于2013获委任为资深大律师。王资深大律师亦获得了英属处女羣岛的大律师执业资格。他亦经常代表客户在海外, 如百慕大进行诉讼。王资深大律师在2014年获委任为证券及期货事务监察委员会非执行董事。王资深大律师亦是香港大律师公会的执行委员和中国业务发展委员会主席及香港保险业联会上诉委员会的委员及香港税务上诉委员会副主席。王资深大律师在2016年分别被聘为香港中文大学法律学院金融规管及经济发展中心的杰出院士及上海财经大学学法院的兼职教授。

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。

学术上, 王资深大律师于1994年自香港中文大学工商管理学院毕业,并被选为当年的罗德学者。其后,他赴英国牛津大学瓦德汉学院进修法学,并于1996年毕业。他于2004年获得了北京大学法学硕士学位,并于2012年获得了北京大学经济法方向的哲学博士学位