Emma S.F. Wong

Emma S.F. Wong

practice profile

Emma was called to the Bar in HK in 2002 and joined K M Chong’s Chambers in 2003. Emma’s practice encompasses a broad range of commercial and civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on traditional chancery and real property law. She also has a particular interest and experience in Chinese customary law and disputes over land in the New Territories.

Emma is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator of CEDR.

practice areas

  • Real property including conveyancing matters, mortgages, landlord and tenant, building management, easements and rights of way, adverse possession claims and other torts relating to land.
  • Traditional chancery practice including trusts (both public and private trusts), wills and probate disputes, administration of estates.
  • Chinese customary law
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Commercial chancery disputes
  • Company and insolvency law
  • Conflict of laws and private international law

professional memberships & Appointments

  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (since 2017)
  • Mediator listed on the HKMAAL General Panel of Mediators (since 2014)
  • Member of Appeals Tribunal of The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (since 2013)
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator (since 2010)
  • Call: 2001 (UK); 2002 (HK)

education & training

  • LL.M (Maritime Law), National University of Singapore (2016)
  • LL.M (Commercial and Corporate Law), University of London (2006)
  • Bar Vocational Course, University of West of England, Bristol (2001)
  • LL.B Hons, Manchester Metropolitan University (1999)