Resolution Chambers is a boutique set of barristers’ chambers that tailors high quality legal services to the specific objectives and circumstances of each case and client. 


Barristers at Resolution Chambers have diverse practices across the spectrum of civil and commercial dispute resolution. They act as advocates & counsel, arbitrators and mediators.


Members of Resolution Chambers are particularly well known in the fields of:

Civil & Commercial litigation, Commercial Arbitration, Construction & Engineering Disputes, Energy Disputes, International Arbitration.

Family and Matrimonial Law, Public Law & Anti-discrimination Work, Mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Individuals in Resolution Chambers are ranked by legal directories (Legal 500, Doyle’s Guide and Who’s Who Legal: China and Hong Kong)  as:


one of Hong Kong's leading construction lawyers and juniors

one of Hong Kong's leading arbitration barristers and practitioners

one of Hong Kong's leading family law junior counsel.​

Resolution Chambers has substantial experience with

 Hong Kong Disputes, Cross Border Issues, PRC Related Disputes & International arbitrations in Asia Pacific, Hong Kong & the Middle East.  

Glass Buildings


Resolution Chambers is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and is opposed to all forms of unfair discrimination. Chambers has adopted a set of Core Values together with published policies covering diversity, inclusion, equal opportunities, parental leave, and addressing climate change.

Glass Buildings


Our members appear in front of:


District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal, Court of Final Appeal (CFA); Arbitral Tribunals in Hong Kong & Internationally; Statutory Tribunals, Boards, and Commissions of Inquiry.

They are regularly appointed as advocates, arbitrators and mediators.


Julian Cohen

Head Of Chambers

Counsel | Arbitrator | Mediator

Julian has more than 30 years’ experience of heavyweight commercial dispute resolution in Hong Kong, across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe. He also has a PRC outbound  practice. Sums in dispute in his cases vary from small to in excess of USD 2 billion. 


He is particularly well known for arbitration as well as for construction and engineering disputes. He is ranked as one of Hong Kong’s top construction lawyers and top arbitration practitioners.

Very active in high quality work”

(Legal 500, Hong Kong Construction Bar, 2021)

He regularly acts as counsel, arbitrator and mediator in Hong Kong and internationally.


Azan Marwah

Counsel | Mediator

Azan is an experienced commercial, family, matrimonial and public law advocate and mediator. He appears in all courts including the Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.


He specialises in matters involving cross-border and public law elements as well as cases involving children, financial relief, and discrimination. He also advises and appears in a broad range of civil and commercial disputes. He is a contributor to leading texts on contract law and civil procedure. 

He regularly acts as counsel and mediator.



Shaphan Marwah

Counsel | Mediator | Arbitrator

Shaphan’s practice covers all areas of commercial law and dispute resolution as well as being ranked as one of Hong Kong’s top counsel in family law by Doyle’s Guide.

His expert family practice covers both matrimonial finance and disputes concerning children; he is the co-author of Hong Kong Family Court Practice (2nd edition), a leading practitioner’s reference.

He is also expanding his arbitration practice. He has a Master of Laws in International Legal Studies, Certificate in Arbitration and International Dispute Resolution (Distinction) from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.  He regularly acts as counsel and mediator.


Peter Zhu


Peter Zhu is dual qualified, in Hong Kong and the PRC. As a practicing barrister based in Hong Kong, Peter accepts instructions in a broad range of civil, commercial, family and criminal matters.

He has a particular focus on cross border disputes which involve legal issues in both the PRC and Hong Kong. He has substantial legal knowledge and work experience in the PRC; and is unusually well placed able to address legal and strategic issues from both jurisdictions' perspectives. This has, for example, greatly benefited clients who are dealing with cross border divorces, as well as commercial entities.

Peter is developing his practice focusing on family and matrimonial disputes, general civil and commercial disputes (including injunctive relief), securities, and commercial crime.