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Shaphan Marwah

Barrister & Mediator

Counsel | Mediation | Arbitration


A Bit More About Shaphan..

Shaphan Marwah,
Barrister (2014) & Mediator

Shaphan Marwah is ranked as one of Hong Kong’s top leading junior counsel in family law by Doyle’s Guide. His practice covers all areas of commercial law and dispute resolution. Shaphan is also growing 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. 

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

Shaphan has appeared in the High Court and District Court in complex and high value financial remedy matters, involving third party claims, conduct arguments, unilateral assets, nuptial agreements, trust structures, enforcement and international issues.
Shaphan also acts in applications involving child custody and access arrangements, variation of access, permanent removal, international child abduction, non-removal orders, domestic violence orders, adoption, wardship and surrogacy.
Shaphan is an experienced mediator in family and children’s matters and also acts as an advocate in mediations and private Financial Dispute Reviews (FDRs).
Shaphan Marwah’s civil and commercial practice covers all areas of commercial litigation and advisory work, including insolvency, contractual disputes, complex commercial frauds, cross-border disputes, regulatory and disciplinary issues, and employment matters. Shaphan acts as counsel in commercial arbitrations.


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Financial Remedy Matters: Conduct Arguments, Enforcement, International Issues, Nuptial Agreements, Third Party Claims, Trust Structures, Unilateral Assets.


 Children Matters: Access, Adoption, Custody, International Child Abduction, Non-removal Orders, Permanent Removal, Surrogacy ,Variation of Access, Wardship.


Domestic Violence Orders. 

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Contractual disputes, Commercial Frauds, Commercial Litigation, Cross-border disputes, Employment, Insolvency, Regulatory & Disciplinary Issues. 


 Mediator: Family & Children’s Matters.

 Advocate in Mediations & Private Financial Dispute Reviews 

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Growing Commercial Arbitration Practice.


Master of Laws in International Legal Studies, Certificate in Arbitration and International Dispute Resolution (Distinction), Georgetown University, Washington D.C.