Ting-kwok Iu is a well-respected name in the Hong Kong market where he enjoys a strong reputation for his world-class mediation practice.
Ting-kwok IU (TK) is a mediator and solicitor based in Hong Kong. In addition to his active mediation practice in Hong Kong, TK is also a panel mediator of the Hong Kong Mediation Council (part of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre) and the Mainland – Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center, both designated as mediation institutions under the Investment Agreement of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Agreement.
Internationally, he is a panel mediator of the Singapore International Mediation Centre and the Japan International Mediation Center (JIMC–Kyoto).
Between 2013 and 2017, he assisted and advised the Department of Justice on the enactment of the apology legislation. The Apology Ordinance came into effect on 1 December 2017.
Since May 2017, TK has been a member of the Secretary for Justice’s steering committee, and chairman of the special committee on evaluation mediation.
TK is an adjunct professor in the School of Law at City University of Hong Kong, and in the department of law and business at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. He is the first Hong Kong-based visiting professor of the University of Law in the UK.
In 2018, he was twice invited by the Hong Kong Judiciary to sit at the District Court as an external mediation master.
In May 2019, TK demonstrated his mediation skills at the Mediate First forum, “Unlocking Potential”, organised by the Department of Justice in Hong Kong. In August 2019, TK was invited to speak at the Singapore International Mediation Institute forum, “Mediation: A New Era”.
TK is the founder of Asia Conflict Resolution Institute Limited, which provides premier mediation training to mediators, mediators-to-be and mediation advocates.