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LAW Shiu Kai, Andrew
LAW Shiu Kai, Andrew

Partner

LL.B., M.B.A, LL.M., M.A.(IS)
Year of Admission: 1984 (Hong Kong)

ALaw@RobinsonsLawyers.com
+852 - 2180-9638
What People Say
"A litigator to be reckoned with, Andrew has repeatedly proved to us his ability to systematically take an opponent’s case apart. Knowing that Andrew is at the helm of our case is sufficient to provide us with calm in otherwise chaotic times"

Introduction

A practitioner of both law and information technology by trade, Mr. Andrew Law has served as the Chairman of the Technology Committee of the Law Society from 1995 to 2015. His unique skill set and expertise with technology related law made him one of the few experts in technology law in Hong Kong.

Given the nature of Information Technology Law, Mr. Law's related Tech-Law practices regularly involves cross-border elements.

Areas of Practice

Academic Achievements

  • 1981: Bachelor of Laws, University of Buckingham
  • 1982: Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong
  • 1991: Master of Business Administration, University of East Asia
  • 1993: Master of Arts (Computer Information Systems), City Polytechnics of Hong Kong
  • 2006: Master of Laws (Chinese & Comparative Laws) City University of Hong Kong

Professional Qualifications

  • 1984: Solicitor, Hong Kong
  • 1987: Solicitor, England & Wales

Vision & Mission Statement

The mission of Robinsons, Lawyers is to serve as Hong Kong's leader in the field of Information and Technology Law, enabling our clients to reach constructive long-term outcomes. We are committed to satisfying the unique objectives of each client by providing solutions customized to individual needs.

Practice / Employment History

Robert W H Wang & Co., Solicitors
  • Commercial and Litigation (Jul 1984 - Dec 1987)
Woo & Woo, solicitors
  • Banking Litigation (Jan 1988 - Mar 1989)
Philips China Hong Kong
  • Legal Affairs Manager (Apr 1989 - Feb 1992)
McDonald’s China Development Company
  • International Attorney (Aug 1993 - Mar 1996)
Inter-continental Hotels Corporation
  • Corporate Counsel (Asia Pacific) (Apr 1996 - Oct 1998)
Fong & Ng in association with Goodman Phillips & Vineberg
  • Partner and Head of IT Practice Group (Aug 1999 - Dec 2000)
Andrew Law & Franki Ho, solicitors
  • Partner (Jan 2002 - Dec 2013)
Robinsons, Lawyers
  • Partner (Dec 2013 - Present)

Civic Services

  • The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (1982-1992), Active Service
  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (1986-1986), Territorial Army Officer
  • Hong Kong Computer Society (1992-Present), Honourary Legal Advisor
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong (1995-2015), Chairman of Technology Committee
  • Inquiry Panel, The Medical Council of Hong Kong (2001-2007), Assessor

Publication List

  • "Between the Cloud and the Pool with Microsoft Office 365” (5/2018) Hong Kong Lawyer, the monthly journal of The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Economic Journal (10/1999 – 02/2002),
    Author of a weekly column on the subject of Computers & Law, total 115 articles in Chinese
  • "Lawyers Everywhere – Application Service Provider" (11/2000),
    Hong Kong Lawyer, the monthly journal of The Law Society of Hong Kong (co-author with Signe Fjord)
  • "Technology for Law Offices" (06/1997)
    published by Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 1997
    c220pp  ISBN 0 421 58550 1
  • "Jurimetrics & Legal Expert System" (05/1993)
    The Hong Kong Computer Journal
  • "Electronic Finance - Law & Crime" (05/1993)
    Hong Kong Economic News

Presentation

  • 01/2012, The Law Society of Hong Kong
    "Cloud Computing for Solicitors"
  • 11/2008, LexisNexis Professional Conference
    "Open Source Software and the Law"
  • 2007 – date, Risk Management Education for solicitors, The Law Society of Hong Kong
    "Technology & Cyber Risks for Law Firms"
  • 11/2001, Law Convention - The Law Society of Hong Kong
    "Artificial Intelligence : Coming to a Law Firm Near You"
  • 11/2000, Law Convention - The Law Society of Hong Kong
    "Domain Name : Latest Global Development"
  • 11/2000, LawAsia Conference 2000, Singapore
    “Electronic Evidence Discovery - Finding the Needle from the Haystack"
  • 10/2000, Asia International Open University
    Electronic Evidence Discovery : Civil Proceedings Information Technology Law & Practice : An Introduction
  • 09/2000, LegalSys Tech Convention, Singapore
    “Putting the Law in Secured Hands?”
  • 05/2000, Judicial Studies Board, Hong Kong Judiciary
    “Electronic Evidence Discovery”
What People Say
"A litigator to be reckoned with, Andrew has repeatedly proved to us his ability to systematically take an opponent’s case apart. Knowing that Andrew is at the helm of our case is sufficient to provide us with calm in otherwise chaotic times"