Joe Liu

 

Joe Liu
Managing Counsel

Contact
joe@hkiac.org


Nationality(ies)
Chinese (Hong Kong)

Languages
English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Education & Qualifications
LL.M., New York University
LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science
LL.B., Wuhan University

Bar Admission
State of New York



Joe is Managing Counsel of HKIAC. Joe supervises the administration of arbitrations and other disputes resolution proceedings, in English and Chinese. He has acted as secretary to multiple tribunals in HKIAC-administered matters. Joe was a member of the HKIAC Rules Revision Committee that drafted the 2013 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules.

Before joining HKIAC, Joe worked as a registered foreign lawyer at a leading international law firm in Hong Kong, acting in numerous international arbitrations under the HKIAC, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA and ICSID Rules. Before he moved into private practice, Joe worked as Assistant Counsel at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and interned at the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Hong Kong High Court.

Publications

  • “Russia Turns East: The Use of Hong Kong Arbitration for Russian Disputes”, Kutafin University Law Review (forthcoming)

  • Contributor, A Guide to the HKIAC Arbitration Rules, Oxford University Press 2017

  • “HKIAC well-positioned as Belt & Road dispute resolution hub”, Asialaw, 2017

  • “Innovation in Asia”, The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review, 2016

  • “Lower cost makes arbitration a more attractive option”, China Business Law Journal, 2016

  • “Use of Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A Disputes”, Corporate Disputes, 2015

  • “Comforting trends in enforcement of foreign awards”, China Business Law Journal, 2015

  • Arbitration World, HKIAC Chapter, 5th Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2015

  • Arbitration in Hong Kong – A Practical Guide, Chapters 6 and 7, 3rd Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2014

  • “Enforcement of Foreign Awards in Mainland China: Current Practices and Future Trends”, Journal of International Arbitration, 2014

  • “Mediation Meets Arbitration: The Experience of Med-Arb or Arb-Med in Mainland China and Hong Kong”, Australian Alternative Dispute Resolution Bulletin, 2014

  • “The suitability of HKIAC arbitration for derivative disputes”, Asian-Mena Counsel, 2014

  • “Arbitration as the Preferred Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Derivative Contracts”, Corporate Disputes, 2014

  • “Hong Kong court strikes out first ever claim against HKIAC”, Asian Dispute Review, 2014

  • Drafted Chapters 6 and 7 of Arbitration in Hong Kong – A Practical Guide, Sweet & Maxwell, 2011

  • Drafted Chapters 10-18 of The Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, Commentary and Annotations, Sweet & Maxwell, 2011

 

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