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S. Selwyn Chan - Partner

Key Qualifications

Mr. Selwyn Chan practices law in the areas of corporate finance including IPO, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and construction litigation and arbitration. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor in Hong Kong, Mr. Chan was a Chartered Engineer in both Australia and the UK specializing in civil, structural and geotechnical engineering.

Mr. Chan was also a visiting lecturer with the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong and the subjects taught by him include criminal law, public order and civil liberties.


Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia 1982
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1984
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Wolverhampton, UK, 2005

Professional Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (since 2008)
  • Civil Celebrant of Marriages (since 2015)
  • Fellow, Institution of Structural Engineers, UK (since 1989)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (since 2008)
  • Fellow  Panel, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Australia (since 2016)
  • Arbitrators List , Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (2008-2015)
  • Arbitrators Panel, Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation (since 2013)
  • Adjudicators Panel, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (since 2009)
  • Member, Hong Kong Computer Society (since 2001)
  • Authorized Person and Registered Structural Engineer Lists under Hong Kong Buildings Ordinance (Cap 123) (1990-2005)


Community Services

  1. Presented with the Morgan Award by the MIT Alumni Association (2003)
  2. Regional Chairperson of the Educational Council of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1990-2009)
  3. Honorary Legal Advisor of Zhong Zhi College of Hong Kong (Since 2012)
  4. School Committee Member of the Diocesan Boys' School (2002-2004)
  5. President of The Diocesan School Old Boys' Association (2002-2004)
  6. President of The Rotary Club of Wanchai, Hong Kong (1995-1996)


Corporate Directorship

 DSOBA Charitable Foundation Limited



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