The Weir & Associates team has a background in law, consulting, strategy & operations, but the most important common denominator across the team is our passion for business.
We are confident in our lawyers’ expertise in handling a diverse range of cases. Our firm’s ability to source necessary related professional support (investigation agencies, forensic experts, chemists, quantity surveyors, engineers, architects, tax advisors, accounting professionals, corporate secretarials, investment advisors and like service providers) allows us to provide the quality, in-depth and professional service required by our clients, both individuals and corporate alike.
Mr. Shane F. Weir
B.A. LL.B. , Partner, 韋雅成, 律師
Mr. Weir qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom and has been a licensed barrister, solicitor and notary public in Canada since 1978. Mr. Weir established Weir & 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. He was certified as an Investment Advisor – Responsible Officer and deemed a Fit and Proper Person by the Securities of Future 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 trusts and pensions.
Mr. Weir is an active member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, 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, the IT Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, and the IT Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Recently, he 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 and has taken up advisory and directorship roles for both local and international firms.
Ms. Olivia Dong
B.A., J.D., Partner, 唐嘉茵, 律師
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, B.C., followed by her Juris Doctor degree and P.C.LL from the City University of Hong Kong. Ms. Dong is an active membe 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 China; 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; media and entertainment law services; 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.
Mr. Arthur B. Crook
B.A., LL.B., Legal Consultant, 高博文, 法律顧問
Mr. Crook is a qualified Hong Kong solicitor. He was born and raised in Canada. After earning his B.A. from the University of Winnipeg in 1981, Mr. Crook obtained his LL.B. in 1988 from the University of Toronto.
Ms. Angie Todd
BBus, LL.B., Legal Consultant, 杜顔芝, 法律顧問
Ms. Carol Wong
LL.B., Legal Consultant, 王子君, 法律顧問
Mr. Carlos A. Lobo
LL.B., Registered Foreign Lawyer, 羅傑文, 注冊海外律師 (澳門)
Mr. Lobo, a partner at MCL Law firm, is a well-established and experienced lawyer in Macau, with over 20 years of expert experience in the Macau and Portuguese-orientated legal field. His practice focuses on corporate law, where he regularly advises SMEs as well as corporations on matters related to the Macau gaming industry. Such mandates have included analyses of legal and regulatory risks facing gaming operators, media screening, and political analysis. Mr. Lobo has previously represented Venetian Macau Limited as its Associate General Counsel for matters related to gaming operations, and has worked in senior positions in the Macau SAR Government. He speaks fluent English and Portuguese, and is conversational in Spanish.
Mr. Matthew Cheung
LL.B. , Trainee Solicitor , 張晉熙 , 見習律師
Mr. Cheung joined our firm as a trainee solicitor after completing his PCLL in the City University of Hong Kong 2019. Prior to his PCLL, he obtained his LL.B from the University of Kent in 2016. He speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Mr. Jeff Chan
LL.B., Paralegal, 陳亦俊, 法律助理
Mr. Chan joined the firm in 2019 as a paralegal after obtaining his law degree from the University of Essex. Mr. Chan speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Ms. Jennifer Baccanello
LL.B., BA, Paralegal, 白溱, 法律助理
Ms. Baccanello joined the firm in early 2020 having completed her PhD in Chinese (Mandarin) linguistics during which she undertook a comparative analysis of commercial contracts drafted in Mandarin and English. Prior to that, she completed her LLB at Flinders University in Australia. Ms. Baccanello speaks English, Italian, Mandarin and conversational French.
Weir & Associates is a Hong Kong law firm
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Solicitors and Notaries
6th Floor, Wings Building
110 Queen’s Road Central,
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2526 1767
Fax: (852) 2868 3568