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Edroy Chau

Edroy Chau

Partner : Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department
Tel : +852 2825 2511
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : edroychau@gallantho.com
Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications
  • Professional Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography, Hong Kong Polytechnic
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Hong Kong Polytechnic
  • LL.B. (Hons.) University of London
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (2000)
Practice Areas
Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Matrimonial, Public and Administrative Laws

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Advising on a broad range of civil and criminal work covering commercial disputes, tort related matters, including defamation and professional negligence.
  • Acting for legally aided persons in a wide range of criminal matters including application for Writ of Habeas Corpus in the Court of First Instance, appeals in the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal.
  • Advising individuals and corporate clients on investigations by law enforcement agents and appearing for them in Court hearings.
  • Representing clients for conducting plea in mitigations in open court.


  • Advising insurance companies in disputes involving construction of policy terms and conditions.
  • Advising and representing insurance companies in defending employees’ compensation, personal injury and insurance related litigations.


  • Advising and acting for clients in complex cases involving huge family assets located in various jurisdictions and attending private financial dispute resolution presiding by a retired High Court Judge.
  • Acting for client in application for committal to prison for contempt of Court.
  • Representing clients in family mediations.

Public and Administrative law

  • Advising and acting for a group of retired firemen in Judicial Review Applications regarding their entitlement to public housing upon retirement.
  • Acting for and advising Statutory Licensing Board on a broad range of matters covering vetting of applications for licence, statutory interpretation, reviewing draft agreements and providing on-the-spot legal advice in open meetings.

Other Statutory Bodies

  • Advising statutory bodies in a wide range of legal matters.
  • Acting for statutory bodies in intervening employees compensation and personal injuries cases and acting for them in appeals.
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
Public Services
  • Member of the Panel of Adjudicators of the Obscene Articles Tribunal
  • Panel member of the Public Film Advisors of Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (2002 – 2008)