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Maritime Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong: Current and Future

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Function Hall, Department of Justice 1/F Main Wing, Justice Place 18 Lower Albert Road, Central

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Legal Forum by HKMLPA Maritime Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong: Current and Future

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Event of Hong Kong Maritime Week 2021 and Hong Kong Legal Week 2021

Date & Time: 2 November 2021, 3:00pm to 5:40pm

Venue: Function Hall, Department of Justice 1/F Main Wing, Justice Place 18 Lower Albert Road, Central

Mode: In-person / Online

Despite English law is the lex franca of the maritime world, Hong Kong is an ideal place for dispute resolution of disputes under English law shipping contracts. This should be clear message to be sent through the legal forum.

2 CPD points for Hong Kong Law Society and HKMAAL (pending)

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14:30 – 15:00 Registration

15:00 – 15:05 Welcome Remarks

• Mr. Nick Chan, MH, President, Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Professional Association

15:05 – 15:10 Photo-taking

• Guest Speakers, Panel Discussion Members and Supporting Organisations Representatives

15:10 – 15:20 Opening Remarks

• Ms. Teresa Cheng, GBM, GBS, SC, JP, Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong SAR

15:20 – 15:30 Special Remarks

• Mr. CY Leung, GBM, GBS, JP, Vice-Chairman, National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

15:30 – 16:00 Keynote Speaker

• Justice Russell Coleman, Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court

16:00 – 16:50 Panel I – Why Arbitrate Maritime Disputes in Hong Kong

Panel Members:

• Mr. Damien Laracy, Managing Partner, Hill Dickinson Hong Kong

• Mr. LI Min, Partner, Reed Smith Richards Butler

• Mr. Bill Amos, Partner, Mayer Brown

• Mr. ZHENG Biao, Legal Head, COSCO (H.K.) Shipping Co.. Ltd

Panel Moderator:

• Mr. Dimitris Seirinakis, Managing Director, The American Club China

16:50 – 17:30 Panel II – Maritime Mediation: Is there an art to the deal

Panel Members:

• Mr. Danny Mok, Vice-President and Full Member, Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group

• Mr. Andrew Bates, Head of FD&D Claims, The Swedish Club Hong Kong

• Mr. Edward Liu, Partner, Hill Dickinson LLP

Panel Moderator:

• Mr. Ronald Sum, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

17:30 – 17:40 Closing Remarks

• Dr. Raymond So, BBS, JP, Under-Secretary for Transport and Housing

Organisers:

• Department of Justice

• Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Profession Association

Supporting Organisations:

• Asian Academy of International Law

• Hong Kong Shipowners Association

• eBRAM

• HKMAG

• Hill Dickinson Hong Kong

• Hong Kong Maritime Law Association

• CMAC

• InvestHK

Enquiry: Catalina Yeung

Tel: 2525 7525

Email: catalina.yeung@hilldickinson.com

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Lower Albert Road

Hong Kong, HKI

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