Shane Weir
B.A. LL.B.

Mr. Weir qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales and has been a licensed barrister, solicitor and notary public in Canada since 1978.

Mr. Weir established Weir and Associates more than 35 years ago in 1985, with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with two degrees: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong in 1992 and has since been called in British Columbia, Ontario, and Alberta, Canada. He was certified as an Investment Advisor – Responsible Officer and deemed a Fit and Proper Person by the Securities and Futures Commission Hong Kong in 1989 and 1993. He has lectured in both Canada and Hong Kong at university level.

Mr. Weir currently practices in commercial, property and banking law with an emphasis on tax, trusts and pensions. Mr. Weir is an active member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and The Law Society of Hong Kong. He is also Hong Kong’s national president of the World Jurist Association. In addition to acting as a legal advisor for numerous corporations and associations in Hong Kong and abroad, he also sits on the Insurance Law Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong and has been invited to join various round tables and committees. He has served as an appointee of The Law Society of Hong Kong to numerous Provisional Boards.

In addition to his legal career, Mr. Weir has served as Director of Listed Public Companies as well as private companies and has taken up advisory and directorship roles for both local and international firms.

Olivia Dong
B.A., J.D.

Olivia Dong is a qualified Hong Kong solicitor. She was born and raised in Canada. She obtained her Bachelors degree in Criminology and Psychology from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, followed by her Juris Doctor degree and P.C.LL. from the City University of Hong Kong.

Ms. Dong is an active member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Dong currently practices in areas of corporate/commercial, immigration, civil litigation, trust and estate planning. She speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin and has basic knowledge of French.

Ms. Dong’s main practice areas include: Business Services: trade-related services; foreign investment in Canada; company formation and services; corporate secretarial services; corporate finance and restructuring; virtual legal in-house; regulatory compliance; employment; tax planning. Private Client Services: trust and estate planning; will and probate. Legal Services: trademark and copyrights worldwide; intellectual property rights; design registration and patents; landlord - tenant services; conveyancing and leasing; property-related services; information technology and telecommunications; matrimonial; immigration services (inbound and outbound Hong Kong); enforcing foreign judgments in Hong Kong; criminal litigation; construction litigation; commercial litigation; banking litigation.

Raymond Lau
Legal Consultant

Mr. Lau qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong. He holds an LL.B. and P.C.LL from the University of Hong Kong.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lau has served as Legal Counsel, Company Secretary and Member of the Board of listed companies in Hong Kong and Australia for more than 25 years, advising on various corporate activities including IPOs in different jurisdictions, mergers & acquisitions, equity and loan financing exercises, establishment of cross-border joint ventures and FIEs, Listing Rules and other regulatory compliance, and other corporate / commercial matters, with the last 17 years focusing on telecommunication and technology sectors. Mr. Lau is also a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, and an advisor to a few start-ups and industry association.

Arthur B Crook
B.A., LL.B.
Legal Consultant
Angie Todd
B.Bus., LL.B.
Legal Consultant