William Leung

William Leung

William Leung

LEUNG King Wai William (梁景威) Solicitor Advocate

Principal of William KW Leung & Co., Solicitors of Hong Kong SAR, China whose experience includes being the followings:-

  • an arbitrator dealing with arbitration Rules of various arbitral institutions including HKIAC, LMAA, ICC, SIAC, CIETAC, CMAC, KCAB, KLRCA, WIPO and UNCITRAL; and
  • a solicitor advocate dealing with the aforesaid arbitration Rules.

Area of Expertise

English common laws and Hong Kong laws, in particular the following areas of laws:

  • international litigation;
  • international (commercial) arbitration;
  • maritime and admiralty (including ship sale/purchase, collision, charter party, pollution, casualty, arrest and transport);
  • international trade and investment;
  • mergers and acquisition and due diligence;
  • capital market;
  • corporate (-related) disputes (including shareholders’ and directorship disputes);
  • corporate insolvency & restructuring;
  • constructions and project development;
  • intellectual property.

Legal Qualification

  • Solicitor of England & Wales, United Kingdom 1988
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong SAR, China 1988
  • Solicitor of Australian Capital Territory, Australia 1990
  • Barrister of High Court of Australia 1990
  • Solicitor of New South Wales, Australia 1996
  • Solicitor of British Virgin Islands, Caribbean (Central America) 2014
  • Solicitor Advocate of Hong Kong SAR, China 2016

Past Employment

  • Articleship with Isadore Goldman, a top City of London firm specializing in insolvency (corporate); recovery; commercial and international litigation. 1986 – 1988
  • Assistant Solicitor with Wilkinson & Grist, a reputable local solicitor firm 1990
  • Corporate Finance Associate with CEF Capital Limited, a local finance house 1991
  • Setting up of William KW Leung & Co., Solicitors of Hong Kong SAR, China 1992 – now
  • Appointed by the Hong Kong Insolvency Office as Provisional Liquidators and Official Liquidators of more than 100 companies in Hong Kong 2003 – now

Professional Qualification

  • “Maritime Arbitration in New York” by Society of Maritime Arbitrators Inc., New York, USA Certificate February 2006
  • Fellowship examination by Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong FHKIArb. December 2006
  • Fellowship examination by Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore FSIArb. August 2007
  • Fellowship examination by Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, U.K. FCIArb. July 2009

Practice Areas: Commodities, Construction and Engineering, Corporate and Commercial, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Real Estate, Restructuring and Insolvency, Securities

25+ Years

Affiliations and Certifications:

Foshan Overseas Friendship Association (佛山海外聯誼會) Standing Committee 2000 to present
Hong Kong Overseas Chinese General Association (香港華僑華人總會) Honorary Legal Adviser 2001 to present
Hong Kong Exporters Association (香港出口商會) Honorary Legal Adviser 2002 to present
San Wui Commercial Association of Hong Kong(僑港新會商會) Honorary Legal Adviser 2006 to present
Hong Kong Sze Yup Club(香港四邑會所) Director and Member 2007 to present
Shi Chin Natives’Association(新會司前同鄉會) Honorary Legal Adviser 2007 to present
San Wui Commercial Society Secondary School Independent Manager 2008 to present
 香港江門(五邑)僑聯聯誼會 Honorary Legal Adviser 2009 to present
Ng Yeup Countryman Federation Society(僑港五邑同鄉聯誼會)Honorary Legal Adviser 2009 to present
Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisations(香港廣東社團總會)Director 2011 to present
The Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ & Exporters’ Association(香港中華出入口商會)Director 2013 to present
Hong Kong Federation of Overseas Chinese Associations (香港僑界社團聯會) Director 2013 to present
Hong Kong Foshan Trader Association Ltd. (香港佛山工商聯會) Director 2016 to 2018


Bachelor in English Law Cardiff University, United Kingdom 1985
Solicitors Final Examination College of Law, Guildford, England, United Kingdom 1986
Master in Law University of London, United Kingdom 1988
MBA University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 1992
Diploma in Advanced Security Market Analysis Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Chinese University of Hong Kong 1996
Bachelor in Chinese Law China University of Politics and Law, People’s Republic of China 1997
Master in Chinese Economic Law Peking University, People’s Republic of China 2001

Language/s: Chinese, Mandarin, English
Address: 1101, Beautiful Group Tower,
77 Connaught Road Central,
City: Hong Kong

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