Principal Associates Foreign Lawyers Trainee Solicitors Professional Executives
Barry C Y Chin
Solicitor (HK, UK), Engineer (HK, Canada, UK), Tax Adviser (HK)
LL. B. (Hons) (UK), M.B.A. (USA), B.Sc. (Canada)
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Barry Chin is the Principal of Chin & Associates. He has a broad range of experience in criminal litigation, matrimonial disputes, immigration law and commercial law. He has extensive experience with criminal cases which involve homicide/murder, sexual assault, fraud, and bribery. Furthermore, he handles a vast array of matrimonial disputes, those of which include civil celebrant, divorce, maintenance, child custody, and property distribution. Lastly, Mr. Chin has a solid grounding in immigration law, dealing with complications such as: dependant visas, citizenship, extensions of stay, appeals against refusals, and change of employer.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong

·          Admitted to the roll of solicitors in England & Wales

·          Registered Professional Engineer in Canada

·          Chartered Electrical & Mechanical Engineer in the United Kingdom

·          Registered Professional Engineer in Hong Kong

·          Certified Tax Adviser in Hong Kong


·          LL.B (Hons) in United Kingdom

·          Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (P.C.LL.) in Hong Kong

·          Postgraduate Diploma in the Republic of China (China Law)

·          M.B.A. in the United States

·          B.Sc. in Canada

Community Services:

·          Member of Independent Police Complaints Council

·          Appointed Governor of Health Level Seven (HL7) Hong Kong

·          Adjudicator of the Obscene Articles Tribunal

·          Honorary Legal Adviser of International Police Association (IPA) Hong Kong Section

·          Honorary Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong

·          Honorary Member of the Court of HKBU

Principal Service Areas:

·          Criminal litigation

·          Matrimonial disputes

·          Immigration law

·          Commercial law

·          Commercial disputes

Gordon S H Chin
Senior Associate, Solicitor
Solicitor (HK), Certified Practising Accountant (Australia)
LL. B. (Hons), PGDPA
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Gordon has significant experience in acting as the Hong Kong legal adviser of issuers on their initial public offerings on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange. He represents clients across a broad range of general corporate and commercial matters, including: mergers and acquisitions, business sales and purchases, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, private placements, corporate re-organisations, due diligence investigations, and regulatory and compliance.

Gordon also has extensive experience advising clients on all aspects of commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He advises on a broad range of contentious issues including claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder disputes.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong

·          CPA (Aust.) of CPA Australia


·          LL.B. (Hons), U.K.

·          Postgraduate Certificate in Law (P.C.LL.), H.K.

·          Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (PGDPA), H.K.

Community Services:

·          Chairman of Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings)

·          Panel Member of Administrative Appeals Board

·          Member of Appeal Panel (Housing)

·          Member of Criminal & Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Board

·          Adjudicator of Immigration Tribunal

·          Observer of Independent Police Complaints Council

·          Honorary Legal Adviser of International Police Association Hong Kong Section

Principal Service Areas:

·          Corporate & Commercial Law, Corporate Services

·          Litigation and dispute resolution

Eric P H Chan
Senior Associate, Solicitor
LL.B. (Hons), LL.M
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Eric is a litigator with solid experience in contentious matters involving allegations of serious wrongdoings and commercial frauds. With hands on experience in cases arising out of the context of commercial transactions and employment, such as those that involve allegations of breaches of trust, embezzlement, and misappropriation of trade secrets, Eric has worked with the Commercial Crime Bureau of the police and the ICAC as a defence lawyer and as the legal representative of the informant. In commercial fraud cases, Eric has on various occasions applied for Mareva injunction orders (asset freezing orders) and Norwich Pharmacal Orders (court orders to compel the disclosure of information and documents by innocent third parties).

Prior to joining Chin & Associates Solicitors, Eric had worked in the technology sector. Eric is now developing a robust legal practice with a special focus on dispute resolution, and he has acted for or advised the HKSAR Government, multinational shipping companies, semi-conductor firms, private equity and venture capitalist firms, technology startups, and also local, PRC, and foreign private clients.

Eric has prosecuted criminal cases on behalf of the Department of Justice as fiat prosecutor, conducted trial as defence counsel, and instructed Senior Counsel in complex matters. Acting as trial counsel for the defendant in a “wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm” case, Eric has secured an acquittal after he successfully persuaded the Court to rule inadmissible a cautioned statement where the defendant confessed as a result of inducement advanced by the police.

Besides work, Eric enjoys sailing and playing basketball.

Professional Qualifications:

·          Qualified as solicitor in Hong Kong

Public Service Experience:

·          Fiat Prosecutor briefed by the Department of Justice of Hong Kong


·          LL.B. (Hons), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

·          LL.M. International Commercial Law (Hons), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

·          P.C.LL., Chinese University of Hong Kong


·          English, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese)

Foreign Lawyers
David C Buxbaum
Foreign Lawyer
B.A., M.A., J.D., Ph.D.
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Mr. Buxbaum was admitted as Attorney at California and New York Federal Court (U.S.A.). He obtained his Arts degree (B.A.) from the New York University, Doctor of Jurisprudence from University of Michigan (J.D.), Fellow at the Harvard University (Law and East Asian Studies), and Master degree of Arts (M.A.) and Ph.D. from the University of Washington.

He is a well-regarded expert on private International and Chinese Law, international business disputes, intellectual property and commodities and securities matters. His work in Asia includes direct foreign investment, energy projects, litigation and arbitration, banking, intellectual property, labour law, commodities and securities, administrative applications (taxes and successful suits against government entities), and leasing.

In the past, he represented Microsoft, Citibank, General Motors, Coca-Cola and other international enterprises.
Trainee Solicitors
Priscilla Jim
Trainee Solicitor
LL.B. (Hons)
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Professional Executives
Heidi Chan
Financial and Administrative Executive
Tel.: +852 8100 2600


Inti Leung
Senior Marketing Executive
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Immigration, Marriage celebration services, Matrimonial and Miscellaneous

Tiffany Yip
Senior Executive
BA (Hons)
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Matrimonial, Bankruptcy, Probate and Miscellaneous

Theo Tam
Litigation Executive
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Matrimonial, Immigration and Miscellaneous

Ellie Chen

Legal Assistant
Tel.: +852 8100 2600

Principal Service Areas:
  ·         Matrimonial, Bankruptcy and Miscellaneous



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