The Weir & Associates team has a rich 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 England and Wales 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 and has since been called in British Columbia and Ontario, 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.
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, 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 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. Raymond WM Lau
LL.B., Legal Consultant, 劉偉明, 法律顧問
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.
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
B.Bus., LL.B., Legal Consultant, 杜顔芝, 法律顧問
Ms. Carmen Leung
GDL, B.A., Paralegal, 梁嘉敏，法律助理
Ms. Leung joined the firm in 2021 as a paralegal after obtaining her law degree from the University of Law, Hong Kong. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at the University of British Columbia. Ms. Leung speaks English and Cantonese.
Mr. Ryan Lam
BComm., J.D., Paralegal, 林世逢，法律助理
Mr. Lam joined Weir & Associates as a paralegal in 2022 after obtaining his J.D. and P.C.LL. from the City University of Hong Kong. Before joining our firm, Mr. Lam has worked with an international corporate service provider.
Mr. Lam speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Ms. Phyllis Chan
LLB, BEd, Paralegal, 陳國蕙，法律助理
Ms. Chan joined the firm in 2022 as a paralegal. Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Chan has worked in a well-established local law firm in Hong Kong for several years.
She obtained her law degree from the University of London in 2020. She also completed her Bachelor of Education (English Language) degree at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Ms. Chan speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
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