Olivia Kung

Olivia Kung

Partner

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Practice Areas

Admissions

Hong Kong 2012
England & Wales 2003

Olivia is a co-founder of Wellington Legal.

Olivia is an experienced litigation solicitor who has worked in London and Hong Kong. She enjoys the buzz of litigation and her practice focuses on contentious work.

Olivia has acted in litigation matters covering a wide variety of areas, including, complex property ownership disputes, director and shareholder disputes, oral and written contract disputes, fraud cases, injunction proceedings, debt recovery, insolvency and bankruptcy.

Olivia is also experienced in personal injury and fatal accident claims. She is a contributing author for  Lexis Advance Practical Guidance and was an editor for Wolters Kluwer’s PrimeLaw Hong Kong Tort Cases.

For criminal defence, Olivia successfully defended cases which attracted media attention.

She is a Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and has acted as counsel in arbitration.

Olivia was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Beijing Normal University in September 2018.

She is the Chair of the Women Business Lawyers Committee of the Inter Pacific Bar Association (“IPBA”).

Olivia graduated with a law degree (LL.B.)(Hons) from Queen Mary University of London and completed her Legal Practice Course (LPC) from the University of Exeter. She qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2003 and Hong Kong in 2012.

Prior to establishing Wellington Legal, Olivia worked for several top tier firms in the UK, a leading law firm in Hong Kong and as Legal Counsel for a listed financial company.

Olivia is native in English and Cantonese. Conversational in Mandarin

Roles and Memberships

Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)

Adjunct Professor of Beijing Normal University

Contributing author for LexisAdvance Practical Guidance 2020

Editor for Wolters Kluwer’s Hong Kong Tort Cases in 2016

Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

  • Chair of Women Business Lawyers Committee since 2019
  • Moderators and speakers for IPBA Women Business Lawyers Committee sessions 2014-2019; and
  • Member of Organising committee for annual conference in Hong Kong in 2015

HKGCC

  • Vice Chair of Young Executives Club Executive Committee since 2017 and
  • Member of Legal Committee; Europe Committee; SME Committee and Women Executives Club

Hong Kong Young Entrepreneur Association

  • Vice Chair 2020

The Law Society of Hong Kong

  • Member of Standing Committee on External Affairs
  • Member of International Legal Affairs Committee
  • Member of OLQE Eligibility and Exemption Committee
  • Member of Organising Committee of Cross Straits Four Regions Young Lawyers Forum 2014-2016 and 2020
  • Moot judge for Teen Talk 2016 & 2017; Facilitator 2018 and
  • Sponsored young lawyer by the Law Society to attend IPBA annual conference in Seoul in 2013

LawAsia

  • Member of Organising Committee for 2019 Conference in Hong Kong
  • Moot Judge for 14th LawAsia International Moot Competition
  • Speaker for Employees Protection: Sexual Harassment, Equality and Diversity Law session 2019 and
  • Emcee for Opening ceremony and Plenary session

HKU YED

  • Mentor of Law Committee and Global Business Committee, Youth Entrepreneurship Development Institute (HKU YED), the University of Hong Kong in 2015

Hong Kong Inter-School Moot Trial Championship 2019

  • Moot Judge

The Speaker 2019 by RTHK

  • Judge