James (Jim) Sherry
jim.sherry@giltchambers.com
Office Contact No.: 2866 8233
Fax: 2866 7858
Admission:

Professional Qualifications

Barrister, Hong Kong Bar (2005)
Solicitor, Hong Kong (2001)
HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators
HKIAC Accredited Mediator
Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of South Australia (1994), Victoria and New South Wales (1998)
Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of Australia (1994)
Solicitor England and Wales (2001)

Previous Appointments

Judge of the High Court of Fiji
Chairman of the Building Appeals Tribunal

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland, Australia (1994)
Grad Cert Legal Practice, University of South Australia, Australia (1995)
Dip Business (Industrial Engineering) University of South Australia, Australia (1990)

Area of Practice

Advising on and Appearing in the Hong Kong Courts in relation to:
●  Criminal and Civil Fraud cases;
●  Violent Crime
●  Money Laundering, Asset Confiscation and Recovery
●  Regulatory Litigation involving Industrial Summonses
●  Construction Disputes
●  Asset Recovery for Victims of International Cybercrime
●  Extradition Hearings;

●  Shareholder and Joint Venture Disputes; 
●  Company Law; and

●  Judicial Review

Arbitration

Mediation

Accolades

Chambers ASIA
“Engaged with increasing frequency on commercial and criminal work. Sources adjudge him to be a flexible and fearless advocate.”
“Receives praise for his direct and to-the-point advice. His broad practice covers commercial and employments matters, as well as criminal litigation.”
“Best known for his criminal and civil litigation practice, and has additional expertise in joint venture related disputes.”