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  The Bricks & Mortar of Construction Disputes: Topics that will cement your knowledge  
   
     
 
Date: 2018-10-10
Time: 6:00 pm for 6:30 pm
Speaker: Ian Pennicott SC QC, Kaiser Leung, Ellen Pang, Tommy Cheung and Michael Ng
Quota: 22 /
   

Description:

SCLHK started our scholarship programme 4 years ago. Join us for this special event which brings together a number of our former SCLHK scholars, with an introduction by one of our former Chairmen. Join us for an evening with Ian Pennicott SC QC, Kaiser Leung, Ellen Pang, Tommy Cheung and Michael Ng.

Ian Pennicott SC QC
Ian is a Barrister in full-time practice at Des Voeux Chambers, Hong Kong and an International Tenant of Keating Chambers, London. He was called to the Bar in England in 1982 and in Hong Kong in 1984. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in England in 2003 and Senior Counsel in Hong Kong in 2014. He is a member of the CIArb and a Council Member and Past Chairman (2015-2016) of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong. Ian specializes in domestic and international construction, infrastructure, oil & gas and professional negligence disputes. He has acted for clients in disputes concerning infrastructure projects in Hong Kong, large scale commercial and residential developments in Hong Kong, complex power generation, water treatment, pipe line, chemical plant and mining projects in the Far East and Middle East. He has also appeared at a lengthy and well-published construction related public inquiry in Hong Kong, and has recently been appointed as Counsel to another Commission of Inquiry. He is a Bencher of the Middle Temple.

Kaiser Leung
Kaiser’s practice encompasses a wide range of cases with an emphasis in the building and construction practice. He has experience in construction cases including disputes arising from renovations of residential and commercial premises. He is also a contributing editor of the Hong Kong Civil Procedures. Kaiser, a recipient of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Scholarship and the Bar Scholarship, was called to the Bar in 2015 after obtaining First Class Honours in both Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws at the University of Durham and the University of Cambridge respectively. Kaiser is also instructed to appear at a forthcoming construction related public inquiry in Hong Kong.

Ellen Pang
Ellen is a recipient of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Scholarship, the Bar Scholarship and the Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship. She joined Chambers in 2016 after obtaining BCL at the University of Oxford and JD at the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honours. Ellen completed her LLB in Chinese Law at Peking University and obtained the PRC Legal Qualification Certificate in 2011. Ellen has a broad civil and criminal practice. She has experience acting and advising in a wide range of building and construction matters. She appears regularly in Courts and Tribunals of various levels and in arbitrations as an advocate in her own right. Ellen is also instructed to appear at a forthcoming construction related public inquiry in Hong Kong.

Tommy Cheung
Tommy is a Bar Scholar, and a recipient of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Scholarship. He joined Des Voeux Chambers in 2017 after obtaining a Distinction in his BCL from the University of Oxford, and First Class Honours in both his LLB and BBA (law) from the University of Hong Kong, ranking first in his year. Tommy has a broad civil and commercial practice. He appears regularly in the High Court as an advocate in his own right and as junior counsel. He is interested in construction disputes, and has experience in drafting pleadings in this practice area.

Michael Ng
Michael was awarded the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Bar Scholarship in 2018. He joined Des Voeux Chambers after he obtained First Class Honours in both his LL.M. at the University of Cambridge and LL.B. at King’s College London. Michael has a broad civil and commercial practice with a special focus on Company and Insolvency, Commercial, Property, Trusts and Intellectual Property. He is also developing a Construction/Arbitration practice.


Remarks: Venue: Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, 38/F, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Hong Kong
   
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