Jeremy S.K. Chan 陳肇基

Jeremy grew up in Hong Kong and was initially educated at German Swiss International School before heading off for Charterhouse in England. Coming from a family of lawyers Jeremy decided at a young age that he would eventually pursue a career at the Bar. After graduating from Charterhouse Jeremy went up to read Physics at New College, University of Oxford before studying law at the College of Law in London. He obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at The University of Hong Kong.

Jeremy has served as Tutor in Equity & Trust for LLB Undergraduates and as Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Law at The University of Hong Kong, and an occasional Civil Advocacy Tutor and Assessor for the PCLL. Jeremy is a Voting Member of The University of Hong Kong Foundation.

Jeremy has been a Member of the Bar Council of the Hong Kong Bar Association (2004/2005; 2009 – 2011) and various Special Committees of the Bar, including the Special Committee on Family Law (2008 – current; Vice-Chairman 2016 – current).

Jeremy sits as an Adjudicator on the Registration of Persons Tribunal (2013 – current), was on the Disciplinary Board Panel under the Land Survey Ordinance and was a Member of the Discussion Forum for Young People in the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government.

Jeremy is a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Jeremy enjoys a broad civil practice, concentrating particular emphasis upon private client work and Chancery matters, matrimonial finance & family law, inheritance & probate, trust & administration, conveyancing & land disputes.


  • Barrister (Hong Kong) (2000)
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator

  • Charterhouse (1990-1995)
  • MA (Oxon), BA (Oxon), New College, University of Oxford (1995-1998)
  • CPE, College of Law (1998-1999)
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong (1999-2000)

Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers – Hong Kong, 2019

“Preeminent – Junior Counsel”

Awarded by Doyles Guide on Family Lawyers

Highly Recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Family / Matrimonial (The Bar) – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2019

“Jeremy Chan of Denis Chang’s Chambers is widely regarded as “one of the top family practitioners,” the source of this observation going on to observe: “He knows this stuff inside out. He’s in all the big family cases, all the solicitors’ firms go to him, he’s a very solid and powerful advocate, both on paper and in court, and he is always able to answer the judge’s questions.” He is particularly recommended for cases with complex financial issues and often acts for prominent, high net worth individuals.”

Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers – Hong Kong, 2018

“Leading – Junior Counsel”

Awarded by Doyles Guide on Family Lawyers

Highly Recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Family / Matrimonial (The Bar) – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2018

“Jeremy Chan of Chambers of Denis Chang SC is “very popular and definitely very sought after by matrimonial solicitors, given his experience and calibre,” sources also singling him out as a barrister “who knows what he’s talking about,” particularly where matrimonial finance issues are concerned, and as a tough but “extremely sensible” opponent whom “you can do business with” when occasion permits. Increasingly focused on family matters, but drawing on an extensive knowledge of trust and probate issues to inform his frequent representation of high net worth individuals, he acted for the respondent husband in LCJWY v LCKS, a high-stakes costs case involving extensive financial and real property assets.”

Highly Recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Family / Matrimonial (The Bar) – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2017

“Jeremy Chan of Chambers of Denis Chang SC is a “very busy and much sought-after junior in the matrimonial field” with a strong family law-focused practice. Sources observe that he is “gaining serious senior advocacy experience,” adding: “He really understands financial and commercial matters and is technologically very savvy”.”

Highly Recommended as a Leading Lawyer in Family / Matrimonial (The Bar) – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2016

“Jeremy Chan of the Chambers of Denis Chang SC has a wide-ranging civil practice with a notable strength in family law matters, and contemporaries single him out as “one of the most experienced juniors” in this area of practice. He receives particular acclaim for his matrimonial finance work and peers applaud his advocacy skills, stating: “You pay attention if you’re up against him”.”

Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers – Hong Kong, 2017

“Preeminent – Junior Counsel”

Awarded by Doyles Guide on Family Lawyers

Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers – Hong Kong 2016

“Preeminent – Junior Counsel”

Awarded by Doyles Guide on Family Lawyers

Leading Hong Kong Family Law Barristers – 2015

“Leading – Junior Counsel”

Awarded by Doyles Guide on Family Lawyers

“Jeremy Chan is described by sources as “hard-working, bright and efficient”. His expertise includes commercial and matrimonial law” – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2012

“Jeremy Chan wins growing praise for his family and commercial work” – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, 2011

“The “bright and resourceful” Jeremy Chan of Chambers of Denis Chang SC is a younger counsel who wins increasing market recognition for the quality of his instructions, including a dispute connected to the late Nina Wang’s estate.” – Chambers & Partners Asia, 2010

Senior Foundation Scholarship, Charterhouse

Additional Foundation Scholarship, Charterhouse

Sutton Prize, Charterhouse


  • Vice Chairman (2016-current) and Member (2006- current), Special Committee on Family Law
  • Adjudicator, Registration of Persons Tribunal (2013- current)
  • Member, Appeal Panel (Housing) (2018- current)
  • Member, Disciplinary Board Panel (Land Survey Ordinance) (2011-2015)
  • Member, Bar Council, Hong Kong Bar Association (2004/2005; 2009 – 2011)
  • Member, Charterhouse Hong Kong Board (2012- current)
  • Voting Member, University of Hong Kong Foundation (current)
  • Tutor in Equity & Trust, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (2004-2005)
  • Honorary Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (2004-2005)
  • Member, Young Barristers’ Committee (previous)
  • Member, Discussion Forum for Young People, Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government (previous)

  • Contributor, Hong Kong Civil Procedure / White Book (2010-2015)
  • Contributor, Family Law & Practice in Hong Kong (3rd Edn. 2018)
  • Dishonest & Knowledge (2001) 31 HKLJ 283
  • Referred to by Lord Millet of the House of Lords in Twinsectra v. Yardley [2002] 2 AC 164
Call : 2000
Set : Main
Practice Areas
ChanceryCommercial LawFamily LawLand and Property LawMediationProbate and Administration
Contact
Email : [email protected] Secretary : Rita Chok [email protected]