Simon Wong 王星
Call : 2007 (HK); 2020 (California)
Set : Main
Practice Areas
ArbitrationChanceryCommercial LawEmploymentMediationTort and Personal Injuries
Email : [email protected] Secretary : Milly Siu [email protected]

“Simon is an impressive senior junior who is very client friendly. He is capable of dissecting complex legal issues and presenting them to lay clients in a simple and straightforward manner.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024, Commercial Disputes — Leading Juniors

“Simon is very thorough and a very safe pair of hands. He is very responsive and always meet deadlines, he has a practical approach and always helps to find solutions before advising clients to go to trial, and his advocacy skills are excellent.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024, Labour and Employment — Leading Juniors

“Simon is very meticulous and his advocacy is very good. His advice is practical and easy to follow whilst his preparation is unquestionable.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2023, Commercial Disputes — Leading Juniors

“Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate arguments in a concise, professional and persuasive manner.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2023, Labour and Employment — Leading Juniors

“Simon is a great communicator, very meticulous, and provides sound practical advice. His arguments are well-structured and very persuasive. Sensible, commercial and very responsive.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022, Commercial Disputes — Leading Juniors

“An experienced counsel in employment law. He provides sound and practical advice, and his forensic and legal analysis is invaluable.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022, Labour and Employment — Leading Juniors

“A fearless and forceful advocate who provides incredibly robust advice which gives confidence and certainty to those instructing him.”
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021, Labour & Employment — Leading Juniors

Simon is qualified to practise law both in Hong Kong and California USA.  He specializes in personal injury litigation and commercial dispute resolution.  In his personal injury practice, he has been instructed in more than 500 personal injury and medical negligence cases and has extensive experience in representing claimants as well as defendants which provides him with knowledge and insight from both sides of legal claims to effectively advise clients.  Simon’s large defendant based practice sees him regularly instructed by insurance companies including AIG, Allianz, Allied World, Asia, AXA, Berkshire Hathway, Blue Cross, BOCG, Chevalier, China BOCOM, China Overseas, China Pacific, China Taiping, CMB Wing Lung, Hong Leong, Liberty, Pacific, Prudential, QBE, Swiss Reinsurance, Tokio Marine & Fire, Trinity, Well Link, XL Insurance and Zurich.  Other clients include Motor Insurers’ Bureau, KMB, private hospitals, HKHA, DOJ and property developers.

Simon’s commercial litigation experience includes company matters, shareholders’ disputes, banking disputes, insolvency matters and contract claims.  He recently represented a director of a HK listed company in a 40-day trial in the High Court.  He also accepts instructions in probate, trust, employment and land matters.

Simon is also an ADR practitioner.  A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators since 2015, Simon accepts appointment and instructions as an arbitrator or advocate in commercial, construction and insurance arbitration and related court proceedings.  He also has a busy mediation and negotiation practice since receiving his accreditation in 2008 and has vast experience in mediating different types of cases.

  • Barrister-at-law (Hong Kong) (2007)
  • Attorney-at-law (California, USA) (2020)
  • Solicitor (Hong Kong) (2004-2006)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb)
  • Accredited Mediator
  • JMHO Mentor Mediator

  • LLB, University of Hong Kong (2001)
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong (2002)

Part-Time Lecturer, PCLL, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (Civil Litigation, Employment Law & Practice, Professional Practice and Management)

Part-Time Lecturer, PCLL, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong (Civil Litigation, Trial Advocacy, Interlocutory Advocacy and Interviewing, Litigation Drafting and Writing)

Atkin’s Court Forms Hong Kong, Issue 82, Title II, Compromise & Settlement

Please refer to CV (available via the link ‘download CV’).

Simon Wong and Flora Lam gave a talk on Personal Injury Litigation at Legal Aid Department


Does the Court have jurisdiction to vary the interest on judgment sum under O.22 after the judgment has been sealed and perfected?


Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2024: Simon Wong recognised as a “Leading Junior” in Commercial Disputes, and Labour & Employment


Hong Kong Court finds two claimants unable to prove the alleged accidents and dismisses their personal injuries claims


Both High Court and District Court recently find claimants unable to prove liability in an industrial accident and a commercial premises slip-and-fall accident respectively


High Court allows property manager’s appeal against the decisions of Small Claims Tribunal in finding it negligent for causing a flood in a car park when super typhoon Mangkhut struck Hong Kong


Personal Injuries litigation in Hong Kong: What costs and interest consequences await the dishonest claimant?


High Court dismisses Indian bank’s summary judgment application for US$3 million debt due to “grave suspicion” that the subject bill of exchange was forged


Simon Wong and Abigail Liu co-author latest issue of Atkin’s Court Forms Hong Kong – Compromise and Settlement


Court of Appeal upholds striking out of claim founded on “diametrically inconsistent” statements in sale proceeds dispute


Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2022: Denis Chang’s Chambers named a Tier 1 set in Administrative and Public Law, and Competition Law, among excellent rankings across 6 practice areas


Personal Injury: Hong Kong Court affirms it is “never bound” by expert opinions


Denis Chang’s Chambers achieves excellent rankings across five practice areas in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021


Court disallows Plaintiff to run industrial accident claim on version of events which only emerged on first day of trial


Court makes indemnity costs order against “egregious” Plaintiff with interest at 10% above judgment rate


Court of First Instance strikes out claim for insufficient factual basis and previous contradictory statements


COVID-19 – The Law Un-Masked: The Coronavirus and Employees’ Compensation Claims