Solicitor admitted to practice in
．State of Victoria Australia
China-appointed Attesting Officer
LLM, King's College, University of London
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 transfer, information technology, intellectual property and related tax issues.
Ms. Chan has held numerous leadership roles in both the legal profession and public service. She served on the Council of the Law Society of Hong Kong and was the President of the Inter Pacific Bar Association. She also served the International Bar Association as Chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional Forum, and member of the LPD Council. Ms. Chan was one of the founding members of the Hong Kong UNICEF, and served 10 years as their Vice Chairman. She founded the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and lobbied for legislation for the protection of children and hence mother welfare. She was the first Chairman of the Council of the HK Adventure Corp and developed it into a thriving charity for youth training. She served on the Board of the Hospital Authority, and was the Deputy Chairman of the Appeal Board on Public Meetings & Processions and Appeal Board on Closure Order (Immediate Health Hazard), Chairman of Staff & Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Travel Agents and Chairman of the Estate Agents Authority.
The other statutory boards and NGOs which Ms. Chan has served/is serving include Amusement Game Centres Appeal Board, Hotel & Guesthouses Accommodation Appeal Board, Clubs (Safety of Premises) Appeal Board, Bedspace Apartments Appeal Board, Copyright Tribunal, Central Fight Crime Committee, Social Welfare Advisory Committee, Independent Police Complaints Council, Prince of Wales Hospital Governing Committee, Air Transport Licensing Authority, Energy Advisory Committee, and Council of The University of Hong Kong.
Ms. Chan was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star (2014), Bronze Bauhinia Star (2008) and Justice of the Peace (2000) by the Government of the HKSAR. She was also awarded Outstanding Hong Kong Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Award (2005), China’s 100 Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs (2010), and Lifetime Achievement Award-American Chamber of Commerce (2017).
Ms. Chan was recognised as one of the China's Elite 100 Lawyers (Foreign Firms) by China Business Law Journal (2019, 2020, 2021). She has also been consistently recognised as a leading lawyer in the filed of intellectual property by notable legal publications, including Chambers and Partners, Managing IP (IP Stars), World Trademark Review, World IP Review, Asialaw, and Who's Who Legal.
|APPOINTMENT BY PRC NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
|China lnternational Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
|Shanghai lnternational Arbitration Center(SHIAC)
|Shenzhen Arbitration Commission (SZAC)
|APPOINTMENT BY HONG KONG SAR GOVERNMENT ADVISORY BOARDS ANDSTATUTORY BODIES
|Estate Agents Authority
|Energy Advisory Committee
|Council Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong
|Advisory Board Member, Asia Pacific Regional Forum, International Bar Association
|Council Member, LPD Council, International Bar Association
|The A-List 2023-24: Visionaries, China Practice, China Business Law Journal
|Luminaries, World Trademark Review 1000
|China's Elite 100 Lawyers, China Business Law Journal
|Patent & Trademark Stars - Hong Kong, IP Stars from Managing IP
|Recommended Individual, World Trademark Review 1000
|Leading lndividual in Intellectual Property in China, Chambers and Partners Global and Asia-Pacific Guide
|Trademark and Patent Lawyer of the Year, Who's Who Legal
|Labour and Employment Lawyer of the Year, Who's Who Legal
|Distinguished in Intellectual Property - Hong Kong, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
|Market Leading Lawyers in Intellectual Property, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
|Market Leading Lawyers in Corporate/ M&A, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
|Market Leading Lawyers in Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Asialaw Leading Lawyers
|Trademark and Patent Lawyer in Hong Kong, WIPR Leaders
|Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong