Hong Kong Mediation Council

A division of HKIAC to promote the development and use of mediation

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HKMC is running HKMAAL-accredited 40hr General Mediation Training Courses in August and October 2022:

English course : 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 August 2022

Cantonese course :  8, 9, 15, 16 & 22 October 2022

For more information and registration, please click HERE

Please contact the HKMC Secretariat (Tel: 2525 2381, Email: mediation@hkiac.org) if you are interested in the upoming Training Courses listed above.


Origins of the Council

The Hong Kong Mediation Council (HKMC) was set up within the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) in January 1994 to promote the development and use of mediation as a method of resolving disputes. The HKMC is a division of the HKIAC and was previously known as the Mediation Interest Group.

What are our aims?

The Hong Kong Mediation Council is committed to:

  • promoting the development and use of mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • encouraging collaboration amongst its members and with similar institutions or professional bodies
  • facilitating exchange of information and ideas in relation to mediation and other forms of ADR
  • training mediators and educating users

What are our activities?

  • holding seminars and meetings on various aspects of mediation and other forms of ADR
  • publishing newsletters
  • co-ordinating the development of mediation through its various interest-groups, (commercial, construction, general, family sector)


Structure of the Council

The Council is run by a committee responsible for coordinating activities and promoting the use of mediation in a wide variety of areas. In addition, there are mediation interest groups concentrating their mediation activities in specialist areas.


Hong Kong Mediation Council Committee Members (session 2021-2022)

TO ChristopherChairman
SIU WinstonImmediate Past Chairman
MA So So JosephineVice-Chairman
LO StanleyVice-Chairperson
LAI JackyHonorary Secretary
LAM WilsonHonorary Treasurer
LUK DavidCommittee Member
SUM RonaldCommittee Member
CHAN Ho Ting MacCommittee Member
HO ThomasCommittee Member
HO Chun Kit PatrickCommittee Member
LAU MartinCommittee Member
LAW SaraCommittee Member
MA DavidCommittee Member


Chairpersons of the Mediation Interest Groups

The Hong Kong Mediation Council has active mediation interest groups in the areas of:

Interest GroupChairperson
Commercial MediationLAM Wilson & David Luk
Construction MediationHO Thomas
Family MediationMA So So Josephine & LAU Martin
General MediationTo be confirmed


To find out more information about the activities of the various mediation interest groups, please contact the Chairpersons of the various interest groups by email mediation@hkiac.org.

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