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Christopher Chan


Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7638

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Christopher specialises in all aspects of marine litigation and arbitration, commercial litigation and international trade disputes. He is renowned throughout South East Asia for his admiralty capability and his practice covers all aspects of shipping disputes to include collisions, salvage, charterparty disputes, bills of lading, cargo claims, tug and tow disputes, stevedore damage claims, personal injuries/fatal accident claims, insurance coverage issues and P&I insurance matters generally.

Christopher is ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2021 for Shipping: Litigation in China. Chambers states: "Christopher enjoys a solid reputation in the shipping sector". He is also recommended in the 2020 editions of Legal 500 Asia Pacific and is named as an Elite 100 lawyer on the China Business Law Journal's A-list 2020.

Christopher is described as genuinely excellent" (Chambers Asia Pacific 2020) and his clients appreciate his "prompt attendance to matters and situations," noting that "his efficiency in providing advice or strategies is effective in shedding light on the next step." (Chambers Asia Pacific 2018).

Christopher is qualified in England and Wales and Hong Kong.

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HFW was one of the first international law firms to open an office in Hong Kong, and we have now been serving clients in the region for over 40 years.

We have a team of more than 70 lawyers providing specialist advice on a wide range of contentious and transactional matters, including across HFW's core sectors: aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance and shipping.

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