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We are pleased to announce that Senior Partner C. K. Kwong was elected as President of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb) on 29th September 2021.


The members of HKIArb comprise of Hong Kong professionals involved in arbitration, mediation and other kinds of dispute resolution (ADR). Hong Kong is designated to serve the role of a regional and international ADR hub. The main objective of HKIArb is to promote arbitration and other methods of ADR. HKIArb is involved in the training of arbitrators and mediators, and setting of appropriate standards of conduct.


Mr. Kwong proposed statutory guidance on arbitrability of intellectual property disputes and is instrumental in the enactment of Hong Kong’s Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 (came into force on 1st January 2018) which gave Hong Kong the extra edge to serve as an ADR hub for resolving intellectual property disputes. This legislation has inspired corresponding amendments and intended amendments to the arbitration laws in other jurisdictions. Mr. Kwong is a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators London.