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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

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

Professional Qualifications

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

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

Robinsons, Lawyers
  • Partner (Jan 2014 - present)
Andrew Law & Franki Ho, solicitors
  • Partner (Jan 2002 - Dec 2013)
Fong & Ng in association with Goodman Phillips & Vineberg
  • Partner and Head of IT Practice Group (Aug 1999 - Dec 2000)
Inter-continental Hotels Corporation
  • Corporate Counsel (Asia Pacific) (Apr 1996 - Oct 1998)
McDonald’s China Development Company
  • International Attorney (Aug 1993 - Mar 1996)
Philips China Hong Kong
  • Legal Affairs Manager (Apr 1989 - Feb 1992)
Woo & Woo, solicitors
  • Banking Litigation (Jan 1988 - Mar 1989)
 Robert W H Wang & Co., Solicitors
  • Commercial and Litigation (Jul 1984 - Dec 1987)

Civic Services

  • The Law Reform Commission (2018 – present), member on Cybercrime sub-committee
  • Inquiry Panel, The Medical Council of Hong Kong (2001-2007), Assessor
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong (1995-2015), Chairman of Technology Committee
  • Hong Kong Computer Society (1992-present), Honourary Legal Advisor
  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (1986-1986), Territorial Army Officer
  • The Royal Hong Kong Regiment (1982-1992), Active Service

Publication List

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"