Audrey K. Y. KWAN

Audrey K. Y. KWAN


Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (1992) – The University of Hong Kong
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (1993) – The University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Chinese Laws (Hons) (1998) – Peking University, China
  • Executive Certificate in China Legal Practice Training (2004) - HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education

Jurisdiction (Year of Admission)

  • Hong Kong (1995)

Practice Areas, Experience and Languages

  • Having specialized in insurance and personal injury litigation since 1995, act principally for defendants on the instructions of major local and international insurers, government and public institutions
  • Appointed as Partner to lead the firm’s Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation practice since 2006
  • Extensive experience in insurance and personal injury litigation and disputes
  • Advise on interpretation of insurance policy particularly coverage issues, exclusion clauses etc
  • Arbitration of insurance policy disputes
  • Contractors’ All Risks Insurance
  • Employees’ Compensation Claims and Employers’ liability – advise both insurers and self-insured; conducting recovery claims on behalf of EC insurers against third parties; advise on and defend prosecutions brought by the Labour Department for breach of statutory duties and safety regulations; attend and conduct death inquests
  • Motor Accident Liability – advising on policy issues (insurance for private or commercial use vehicles); defending claims involving chain collision or multiple accidents; advising on and defending prosecutions brought by the police on behalf of the insured
  • Public Liability/ Third Liability Insurance
  • Marine Insurance
  • Employment Practices’ Liability – successfully defended a case involving alleged workplace discrimination
  • Fluent in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
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