FREDERICK C.K. HUI
Partner

Profile

Frederick Hui is a partner in the dispute resolution team.

Frederick is a Solicitor Advocate (Civil) and has attained the Higher Rights of Audience. He has the rights to appear in all levels of civil courts in Hong Kong. As of October 2021, while there are over 10,000 solicitors in Hong Kong, there are only 81 Solicitor Advocates (Civil).

Frederick joined Zhong Lun from DLA Piper which he had worked with for about 10 years. Frederick specializes in commercial litigation, international arbitration and white collar crime. Frederick has particular experience in advising and handling high value shareholders and equity related disputes, multijurisdictional commercial disputes, commercial fraud, worldwide enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards, white collar crime advisory and departmental summonses, and securities regulatory enforcement and investigation.

He frequently represents financial institutions, insurance companies, multinational corporations, non-government organizations, Chinese State Owned Enterprises as well as major shipping in interesting complex commercial cross border disputes in courts in China, Hong Kong and London and international arbitrational tribunals.


Recognitions

  • Recognized by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a recommended lawyer in Private Client (Tax, Trusts, Wealth Management, Contentious Probate) in 2021
  • Recognized by the Dolye’s Guide as a recommended lawyer in Criminal Law 2021
  • Recognized by Asian Legal Business (ALB) as one of the leading lawyers in the 2017 “Asia’s 40 Under 40”
  • Recognized by Chambers and Partners as a leading lawyer in maritime law in 2013 and 2014
  • Shortlisted in the "Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” category in the 2018 and 2019 Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards
  • Shortlisted in the “Young Lawyer of the Year” and “Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year” categories in the 2017 Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards
  • Shortlisted in the “Young Lawyer of the Year” category in the 2016 Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards
  • Receiver of the Hong Kong Council of Volunteering, Grand Leadership Award of the Professional Volunteering Service Accreditation Programme in 2018
  • Receiver of the Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme Gold Award in 2016-2021

Appointments
  • Member of the Joint Tribunal of the Bar Council and the Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Higher Rights of Audience Assessment Board
  • Arbitrator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Arbitrator of the Hainan International Arbitration Court
  • Supporting member and arbitrator of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Member of the Council on Human Reproductive Technology
  • Member of the Nursing Council
  • Member of the Mental Health Review Tribunal
  • Member of the Appeal Panel (Housing)
  • Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel Section 45 of the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123)
  • Pro bono legal advisor of Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) since 2005
  • Member of the Appeal Panel of the Travel Industry Council
  • Member of the Fishermen Claims Appeal Board (Trawl Ban)
  • Member of the Advisory Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
  • Former School Manager of Wah Yan College Kowloon and Wah Yan Primary School
  • Former Adjudicator of the Registration of Persons Tribunal

Professional Affiliations
  • Supporting member and arbitrator of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Publications
  • Co-author, “How to Protect Your Assets During Internet Scams in Hong Kong”, May 2018 (Chinese)
  • Co-author, “Guide to Hong Kong Civil Litigation and Arbitration in Hong Kong”, November 2017 (Chinese)
  • Co-author, “Does PRC China and Hong Kong courts support the asset preservation application for parties involved in an arbitration proceeding?”, August 2017 (Chinese)
  • Co-author, “The General Approach to Enforce PRC Awards in Hong Kong”, August 2017 (Chinese)
  • Co-editor of the Chinese versions of the London Maritime Arbitration Associate’s Law Reviews 2010-2012, 2013-2015 and 2015-2017
  • Writes behalf of the Law Society of Hong Kong since 2012 (articles are regularly published in the Sing Tao Daily newspaper)

Languages

English
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Putonghua)

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation Resolution
Insurance
Financial Regulatory and White-Collar Crime
Defamation and Professional Indemnity Claims

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS


Solicitor Advocate
Hong Kong

Solicitor
Hong Kong

Solicitor
England and Wales

Solicitor
British Virgin Islands (non-practising)

Notary Public

EDUCATION

LL.M.
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Postgraduate Diploma (China Law)
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

P.C.LL.
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

LL.B.
University of London
United Kingdom

B.Sc.
University of Toronto
Canada
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