Risk and Dispute Management Environment in Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

13 April 2022
CPD Code:CPD20220413S
Organised by:Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM)
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division) (HKIS QSD)
Date:13 April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time:7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue:Online Media Platform - Zoom
Speaker(s):

Prof. Dr. LAW Wai Hung Francis

  • Hon. LLD, Master of Law, MBA, MHKMC, SIME, CWPM, SIPDRA, FAIDRRMI, SCADJ, SCIEW
  • Professor, Lead Assessor and Trainer
Language:Cantonese supplemented by English
CPD Hour(s):1.5
Priority:HKICM Member; First-come, first-served
Enrollment Fee:HKICM Member HK$ 150.00
Non-member HK$ 180.00
Deadline:11 April 2022 (Monday)
  1. The new era of Risk and Dispute Management in Hong Kong & the G.H.M. Greater Bay Area.
  2. Understanding the Risk and Dispute Resolution professional services in Hong Kong
    (a) Mediation;
    (b) Arbitration;
    (c) Adjudication;
    (d) Advocates;
    (e) Expert Witness.
  3. Know how to apply Risk and Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong Professional Surveyors and Construction Managers.

Important Notes:

  1. This is an online pre-registration only and the seat reserved will only be confirmed by an e-mail sent to the successful registrant in due course upon receipt of the registration fee.
  2. The talk will be conducted online via Zoom. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the meeting ID in due course to the online event . 
  3. Information collected, including name, phone number, email address and postal address, will only be used for the purpose of processing booking or general enquires related to HKICM, and will be treated in confidence and not be disclosed to any other party. 
  4. HKICM reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in the case of any dispute.

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Prof. Dr. LAW Wai Hung Francis

Hon. LLD, Master of Law, MBA, MHKMC, SIME, CWPM, SIPDRA, FAIDRRMI, SCADJ, SCIEW

Professor, Lead Assessor and Trainer

Prof. Francis Law is the President of Hong Kong Mediation Centre, President of the Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation and the Chairman of eight international legal and dispute resolution organizations.


Prof Law is serving on the mediator and arbitrator panels of over 30 regions/countries. From 2012 to 2018, he was appointed by the Secretary of Justice of Hong Kong as the member of the Steering Committee on Mediation, Accreditation Sub-committee, Regulatory Framework Sub-committee and Public Education and Publicity Sub-committee. He is the Lead Trainer and the Lead Assessor of the Dispute Resolution profession in Hong Kong, China and other Asia countries and had trained over 3000 mediators, 150 Assessors, International Risk Managers, Advocates, Coaches and Trainers globally. Prof. Law has participated in over 350 forums, seminars and international conferences as a guest speaker. He assists in establishing several Arbitration and Mediation Institutions in Asia and help them to set up mediation policy, design mediation training and formulating the assessment and disciplinary mechanism Prof. Law is a columnist publishing articles in commercial and workplace disputes resolution in newspaper/ magazines. Since 2016, he has been leading delegations to attend the United Nation Commission of International Trade Law Sessions and was invited to be the observer of the United National Committee of International Trade Law. He was actively involved in the drafting of the Singapore Mediation Convention and was a member of the UN Singapore Mediation Convention Promotional Group Experts Representatives. Prof. Law was awarded a Certificate of Commendation by the Secretary of Home Affairs to command for his dedicated services and outstanding contribution to the promotion of mediation professional services. Prof Law was appointed as the representative of the WTO accredited Non-Government Organization to the WTO Minister Meeting in 2021.

Dr Daron Leung

Dr. Daron LEUNG, Vice President of The Hong Kong Federation of Occupational Safety & Health Association, Immediate Past President of The Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health  Association, Principal Consultant of Occupational Safety & Health & Environmental Consulting Associate Ltd.

Mr Joseph Chung

Joseph Chung is a Solicitor Advocate. He is also a registered foreign lawyer of the
Singapore International Commercial Court. He was previously a Barrister until he became a Solicitor in 2001. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of construction in both private and public sector work, advising developers, contractors, consultants and banks.

Over the years in his practice as a lawyer, he has been involved in many high profile construction projects, including the Hong Kong airport core project, the Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhui Bridge. He was involved in the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead found in Drinking Water in 2015/2016. He is recommended in the area of construction in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2014 – 2021 editions) and acknowledged as one of the leading lawyers in the area of construction in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 – 2021 editions) and the exclusive winner of the “Construction” category in Hong Kong by the Client Choice Awards 2018 & 2021. He is also recognised as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer (2020 – 2021) and a Leading Front End Construction, Infrastructure & Projects Lawyer (2020) by Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.

Joseph is the co-author of the Hong Kong version of one of the leading UK construction text “Emden’s Construction Law in Hong Kong”.