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Vivien Chan & Co. have a dedicated team of legal professionals, spread over our Hong Kong and Beijing offices consisting of experienced lawyers, trademark attorneys, patent attorneys, trainee solicitors, senior paralegals and administration group across a wide range of disciplines.

Vivien Chan, SBS, BBS, JP

Founding and Senior Partner

Admissions:

Hong Kong since 1981
United Kingdom since 1981 (not practising)
State of Victoria, Australia since 1982
Singapore since 1990

Areas of Practice:

Mergers and acquisitions
China direct investment
Corporate services
Employment
Technology transfers
Information technology
Intellectual property and related tax issues

Education:

LLM, King's College, University of London

Contact Details:

Tel:
(852) 2522 9183
Fax:
(852) 2845 9205
vivchan@vcclawservices.com
Vivien Chan is the founding and senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co., a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She has over 40 years of experience in mergers and acquisition, China direct investment, corporate services, employment, technology transfers, information technology, intellectual property and related tax issues.

Vivien was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and has been recently recognized as WIPR Influential Women in IP 2020 and Trademark and Patent Leaders consecutively from year 2017-2020. Vivien was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) in 2008 and Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in 2014 by the HKSAR Government for her outstanding contributions to Hong Kong.

She 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 China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College, University of 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.

Quasi-judicial/judicial offices :

Appointment by PRC National Government

Arbitrator
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
Arbitrator
Shanghai International Arbitration Center (SHIAC)
Arbitrator
Shenzhen Arbitration Commission (SZAC)

Appointment by Hong Kong SAR Government Advisory Boards and Statutory Bodies

Chairman
Estate Agents Authority
Member
Energy Advisory Committee

International Professional Legal Membership:

Past President

Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Member
AIPLA, AIPPI, APAA, CITMA, FICPI, IBA, INTA, IPBA, MARQUES, TAGLaw

Honor / Awards:

2010-2020
Trademark and Patent Lawyer of the Year, Who’s Who Legal
2010-2020
Management Labour and Employment Lawyer of the Year, Who’s Who Legal
2014-2018
Market Leading Lawyers in Intellectual Property, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
2014-2018
Market Leading Lawyers in Corporate / M&A, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
2014-2018
Market Leading Lawyers in Intellectual Property, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
2014-2018
Market Leading Lawyers in Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
2017
Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong
2017-2020
Trademark and Patent Lawyer in Hong Kong, WIPR Leaders
2017-2020
Leading Individual in Intellectual Property in China, Chambers and Partners Global and Asia-Pacific Guide