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Vivien Chan

Vivien Chan

Vivien Chan & Co32/F, Harbour Centre25 Harbour RoadHong Kong

Thought Leader

WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Labour & Employment 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vivien Chan is a "fabulous character with an immaculate reputation" for her 40-plus years of experience in complex employment disputes.

Biography

Vivien Chan is the senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and was recently recognised in WIPR Influential Women in IP (2020) and WIPR Leaders (2020).

Vivien was honoured with the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2008 and the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014 by the HKSAR government for her outstanding contribution to Hong Kong.

Vivien started her own law firm in 1985 and has over 40 years of experience in M&A; China direct investment; corporate services; employment; technology transfers and information technology; intellectual property; and related tax issues. As a firm, Vivien Chan & Co has won numerous awards and accolades, and is consistently named as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Greater China and Asia.

Vivien is a Justice of the Peace and a past president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She is a notary public; a notarial attesting officer in PRC; and an arbitrator at CIETAC, the Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission. She has been consistently recommended as an adviser in the M&A category for Hong Kong and China by Global Law Experts, as well as a leading lawyer in management labour and employment, patent and trademark by WWL.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College London, and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales; Hong Kong; Australia; and Singapore. Vivien is fluent in English, Mandarin, French and Cantonese.

Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vivien Chan is among the most experienced IP practitioners in Asia,and is frequently called on to deploy her expertise gained through more than 30 years in the field.

Biography

Vivien Chan is the senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Women of Influence Awards, held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. She was also recently recognised in WIPR Leaders (2019) for her work in trademarks and patents.

Vivien was honoured with the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2008, and the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014, by the HKSAR government for her outstanding contributions to Hong Kong.

Vivien started her own law firm in 1985 and has over 40 years of experience in M&A, China direct investment, corporate services, employment, technology transfers and information technology, intellectual property and related tax issues. As a firm, Vivien Chan & Co has won numerous awards and accolades, and is consistently named as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Greater China and Asia.

Vivien is a Justice of the Peace and a past president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She is a notary public; a notarial attesting officer in PRC; and an arbitrator at CIETAC, the Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission. She has been consistently recommended as an adviser in the M&A category for Hong Kong and China by Global Law Experts, as well as a leading lawyer in labour and employment, and patents and trademarks, by WWL.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College London, and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales; Hong Kong; Australia; and Singapore. Vivien is fluent in English, Mandarin, French and Cantonese.

Trademarks 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vivien Chan is one of the leading trademarks practitioners in the region, singled out for her excellence in IP law.

Biography

Vivien Chan is the senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and was recently recognised in WIPR Influential Women in IP (2020) and WIPR Leaders (2020).

Vivien was honored with the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2008 and the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014 by the HKSAR Government for her outstanding contributions to Hong Kong.

Vivien started her own law firm in 1985 and has over 40 years of experience in M&A; China direct investment; corporate services; employment; technology transfers and IT; IP; and related tax issues. As a firm, Vivien Chan & Co has won numerous awards and accolades, and is consistently named as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Greater China and Asia.

Vivien is a Justice of the Peace and a past president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She is a notary public; a notarial attesting officer in the PRC; and an arbitrator at CIETAC, the Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission. She has been consistently recommended as an adviser in the M&A category for Hong Kong and China by Global Law Experts, as well as a leading lawyer in labour and employment, and patents and trademarks, by WWL.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College London, and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales; Hong Kong; Australia; and Singapore. Vivien is fluent in English, Mandarin, French and Cantonese.

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