Our Professionals

Andrew Chin

Andrew Chin

Partner : Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department
Tel : +852 2825 2519
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : andrewchin@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (Law), University of Cambridge
  • LLM, London School of Economics
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (2011); Solicitor Advocate of Hong Kong (2019)
  • Advocate and Solicitor of Singapore (2006)
  • Solicitor of England and Wales (2023) - Practising
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2017)
Practice Areas
Commercial arbitration, corporate, commercial and contractual disputes, shareholders’ disputes, intellectual property disputes, building and construction disputes

Commercial, Contracts and Insolvency

  • Handling shareholder disputes in either court or arbitration arising from breaches of joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, articles of association of a JV company
  • Seeking remedies on behalf of minority shareholders who are oppressed by majority shareholders
  • Handling commercial disputes in either court or arbitration arising from breaches of contracts, such as consultancy agreements, distribution agreements, logistics agreements, share option agreements etc
  • Obtaining injunctions and interim relief in aid of arbitration
  • Acting as arbitrator in disputes arising out of commercial contracts
  • Advising on general corporate and commercial matters
  • Handling loan recovery matters on behalf of financial institutions

Building and Construction

  • Handling disputes concerning programming, delays, quantum, defects and other contractual disputes arising from construction projects on behalf of developers and main contractors
  • General advice on claims for additional works on a quantum meruit basis
English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
Public Services
  • Member, Arbitration Committee, Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Permanent Member, Nomination Commission (Hong Kong), ICC Commission on Arbitration
  • Member, List of Arbitrators (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Shanghai International Arbitration Centre, Shanghai Arbitration Commission, Thai Arbitration Centre, BVI Arbitration Centre, Asian International Arbitration Centre)