Benjamin D Chan

Benjamin D Chan


T. +852 2530 1383

F. +852 2530 1083


Year of Call

2023 (HK)

Practice Profile

Benjamin joined Courtyard Chambers in October 2023 upon being called to the Hong Kong Bar.  Before being called to the Bar, Benjamin practised for 17 years as a commercial litigation solicitor, including more than 12 years as a partner of a Hong Kong law firm.

Benjamin has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes in the Courts and in arbitrations, with a particular focus on:

  • large scale / multi party complex litigation;
  • commercial fraud;
  • injunction applications (frequently on an urgent basis);
  • company and shareholder disputes;
  • professional negligence;
  • employment disputes;
  • intellectual property disputes;
  • trusts and probate litigation.  

Benjamin is an accredited Mediator and has been involved in a number of successful mediations leading to conclusive settlements, both as mediator and in advising parties engaging in mediation.


English and Cantonese 

Professional Qualifications

Solicitor, Hong Kong (2005 to 2022)

Solicitor, England and Wales (since 2007)

CEDR Accredited Mediator (since 2010)


Contributing Editor to Hong Kong Civil Procedure (since 2018)

Education & Academic Achievements

PCLL, City University of Hong Kong  

LLM, King’s College London, University of London, UK  

BA (Hons), Hull University, UK