Melvin Wong
melvin.wong@giltchambers.com
Office Contact No.: 2866 6031
Fax: 2866 7858
Admission:
Barrister of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn) – 1997
Barrister of the High Court of the HKSAR – 1997

Languages spoken

English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French

Dr. Melvin Wong has been a barrister in private practice in Hong Kong since 1999.  In addition to an honours law degree from the University of London, he also holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California at San Francisco.

Dr. Wong specializes in civil litigation, concentrating in areas of contractual & commercial disputes, company law, personal injuries & medical negligence, insolvency, defamation, and matrimonial law.  He has also advised and acted for clients in respect of ICAC/corruption matters. 

Dr. Wong is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Chinese University School of Pharmacy and sits on its Advisory Board.  He also serves as a delegate to the Chinese People’s Political and Consultative Conference, Dalian.  He is an ex-Vice President of the Hong Kong Press Council and the Hong Kong Performing Artistes’ Guild, and continues to serve the community as an honorary legal advisor to various local NGO’s.

Reported cases

Bold Well Industrial Ltd v. Planet Toys (HK) Ltd [2011] 2 HKLRD 101;
Li Sau Ying v. Bank of China (HK) Ltd (2004) 7 HKCFAR 579;
Victory Star Ltd v. Ng Fung Ying & ors [2004] 2 HKLRD 518;
Chan Wai Sun & anor v. Law Shiu Kai Andrew [2003] 3 HKLRD 954.