Des Voeux Chambers is a leading set of Chambers based in Hong Kong with an illustrious history dating back over 30 years. Building on its history, and its Tier 1 reputation, its Members have cultivated a reputation for combining intellectual rigour with effective advocacy. As one of the largest sets of Chambers in HK, DVC is home to over 80 astute legal minds, many of whom have spearheaded groundbreaking cases. Helmed by Winnie Tam SBS, SC, JP, DVC houses 22 Members who have been called to the Inner Bar and appointed Queen’s Counsel & Senior Counsel in HK and elsewhere.
DVC houses leading specialists in administrative & public law, arbitration & mediation, construction law, chancery, commercial law, company law & insolvency, competition law, criminal law, employment & anti-discrimination law, family law, intellectual property, international trade, land & planning, securities law and tax law.
This broad range of expertise makes DVC a convenient one-stop shop for all areas of civil and commercial advisory work, with the added capability of white collar crime expertise. DVC’s barristers handle cases which raise multiple issues in more than one field, making members agile and adept at responding to clients’ needs. Given that members hail from different jurisdictions, DVC’s barristers are multilingual and are accustomed to working with different time zones.
DVC has a strong track record of distinguished judicial & public appointments. Some of our Members have been appointed as Justices of the High Court, including the present Companies Judge. Our Senior Members sit as Recorders & Deputy High Court Judges of the Court of First Instance.
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