AWARDS & RECOGNITION – Jeremy Chan and Earl Deng Recognised as leading barristers in Doyle’s Guide 2021
Jeremy Chan has featured in Doyle’s “Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers” Guide for a consecutive year, with the directory again featuring him as only one of two ‘Preeminent’ Junior Counsel in Hong Kong.
Earl Deng’s expertise and being considered as a go-to Counsel for Employment Law has warranted his inclusion for the first time in Doyle’s Guide. Earl has featured in Doyle’s ‘Leading Employment and Labour Law Barristers’ as a ‘Recommended Junior’, this is most notably due to his involvement in some of the most complex Employment Law matters in recent years.
Jeremy S.K Chan is a leading Junior Counsel specializing in all areas of Family Law with a particular focus on the areas of Matrimonial Finance, Private Client, Inheritance, Probate and Trusts.
Called to the Bar in 2000, Jeremy has forged a career as a “go-to Junior” for Family matters and is noted for his “tough and very thorough” advocacy, he is “one of the top three Juniors in the field” and is considered to be “one of the most prominent Counsel here” in Hong Kong.
Jeremy is particular noted for being “very numerate” “with a good commercial sense” which “equip him particularly well in tackling high-value or financially complex case”. Jeremy’s flourishing career has seen him be involved in the largest Family disputes in Hong Kong and often see him representing clients within the Court of Appeal, often not associated with Family proceedings.
Recognised in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021 as a Leading Junior in the areas of Commercial Disputes, Labour and Employment and Intellectual Property , Earl is praised for providing “incredibly incisive and technically excellent advice which is also commercially sound”.
Earl read Law at the University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam College on a Prince Philip Scholarship Bursary and was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2008. In addition to maintaining an active civil law practice, Earl also contributes regularly to practitioner publications, including Chitty on Contracts (Hong Kong Specific Edn.), and the Annotated Ordinance Series – Societies Ordinance, Cap. 151 (published 2019).