Resolution Chambers is a boutique set of barristers’ chambers that believes in tailoring 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. We are particularly well known for:
Civil, Commercial & Chancery Litigation
Commercial Arbitration & International Arbitration
Construction & Engineering Disputes & Energy Disputes
Family & Matrimonial Law, Financial Disputes & Cross Border Issues
Property, Trusts, International Succession, Shareholder Disputes & Pensions
Individuals in Resolution Chambers are consistently ranked by legal directories (The Legal 500, Doyle’s Guide and Who’s Who Legal: China and Hong Kong, Chambers & Partners) as leading practitioners in their fields.
Members of Resolution Chambers regularly appear in the Hong Kong courts at all levels and in front of arbitral and other tribunals. Resolution Chamber’s barristers also have substantial experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). They not only act as advocates and counsel but are also regularly appointed to act as arbitrators and mediators.
Resolution Chambers has substantial experience with Hong Kong Disputes, Cross Border Issues, PRC Related Disputes, international arbitrations across Asia Pacific, Europe & the Middle East.
WHO WE ARE
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.
Resolution Chambers is also dedicated to taking a modern and dynamic approach to working with solicitors to find solutions that meet client’s needs.
We are dedicated to encouraging all members to work together in the pursuit of excellence whilst upholding our values and supporting each other.
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.
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.
“The “very impressive” Julian Cohen garners praise from market sources as "a very safe pair of hands, especially in his capacity as sole arbitrator with difficult parties".”
(WWL - Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR - Arbitration 2022)
He regularly acts as counsel, arbitrator and mediator in Hong Kong and internationally.
YEARS OF CALL: 1990 (ENGLAND AND WALES),
2010 (HONG KONG)
Andrew has a strong practice in commercial and chancery litigation as a dual-qualified English and Hong Kong barrister. He is a native English speaker and fluent in Putonghua, both reading and writing (simplified characters). He is recognised by legal directories as a leading junior at the Hong Kong Bar.
"..practical, user-friendly, hard-working, and brilliant at thinking on his feet."
(Legal 500, Hong Kong Bar Commercial Disputes, 2021)
Andrew has wide experience in both advisory and advocacy in the fields of property and trusts, international succession, commercial and shareholder disputes, pensions, and appeals.
YEARS OF CALL: 2009 (HONG KONG),
2015 (ENGLAND & WALES)
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.
YEARS OF CALL: 2020 (PRC)
2021 (HONG KONG)
Aria Cheung is a newly called tri-lingual counsel who accepts instructions in a broad range of civil, family and criminal matters. She is able to conduct cases in English, Cantonese,
Mandarin, and with both traditional and also simplified characters.
She has a particular interest in family matters as well as all forms of mediation and commercial arbitration. She is a qualified Tribunal Secretary and a mediation coach as well as being a strong and determined advocate.
She is developing her practice focusing on family and matrimonial disputes, general civil and commercial disputes (both in the courts and in arbitration), injunctive relief, and general
YEAR OF CALL: 2022 (HONG KONG)
Samuel Y. C. Leung
Samuel Leung is a trilingual counsel able to conduct hearings in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. He is also able to draft in Chinese (traditional and simplified) and English. He is developing a broad civil and criminal practice. He brings strong financial skills to his cases having previously worked as an auditor at Deloitte.
He appears as a sole advocate in the Hong Kong courts. He accepts instructions in all areas but particularly in commercial, fraud, matrimonial, property and personal injuries matters.
Samuel was a Judicial Assistant at the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal where he conducted research, analysed points of law and assisted with the drafting of legal opinions for judges. He also writes for peer-reviewed academic journals. One of his articles (on the law of trusts) has been cited in Snell’s Equity.
YEAR OF CALL 2022 (HONG KONG)