Jeevan Hingorani

Jeevan Hingorani is a founder of Pacific Chambers and vastly experienced in both criminal and civil work having been called to the Bar in 1978. Currently, he focuses primarily on company law, trusts and probate, commercial, shipping and partnership litigation and has returned to criminal practice a few years ago. He has also been sought after to provide expert opinion on the regulatory framework governing the operation and business of several companies intending to list and which have listed. 

Jeevan came to Hong Kong in 1981 for a brief spell as an in-house lawyer before going into private practice the following year. After 12 years at the criminal bar, during which he was involved in numerous high-profile cases involving murder, manslaughter, robbery and commercial fraud, he moved to civil practice in which he has been firmly entrenched for the last 25 years.

POSITIONS/PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • Panel Member of the Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation
  • List member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Recent past President of the New Medico-Legal Society of Hong Kong
  • Former Member of the Inland Revenue Board of Review Appeals Tribunal
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law, Hong Kong
  • Author “Medical Abbreviations and Other Interpretive Tools”
  • Medico-Legal Society: “Lumbar Disc Injury”
  • JSM/Deacons: “Expert Cross-examination in Back Injury Cases”
  • Practical Approach to Resolving Disputes in the Construction Industry Conference
  • Construction Disputes “Arbitrate or Litigate”
  • Settlements “Passing the Buck”
  • “Where there’s a Will …”

NOTABLE CASES

WANG RUIYUN v. GEM GLOBAL YIELD FUND LTD

PACIFIC ELECTRIC WIRE & CABLE CO LTD v. HARMUTTY LTD AND OTHERS

BAKER & MCKENZIE (A FIRM) v. THE GRANDE HOLDINGS LTD AND OTHERS

DR LEUNG SIK CHIU v. THE MEDICAL COUNCIL OF HONG KONG

COMMERZBANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (HONG KONG) v. PEREGRINE FIXED INCOME LTD. (IN LIQUIDATION)

TIN TIN YAT PAO (INTERNATIONAL) LTD. v. HO SAI CHU AND OTHERS

GOLDEN SCENE CO LTD v. CITY ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION LTD

ALA 2000 S.p.A. v. ADVANCED APPLIANCE LTD. AND OTHERS

MATTEOGRASSI SPA v. THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

A-G v TAN SIEW KIM (Privy Council)

DENNIS CHIU TAT SHING v QUEEN (Privy Council)


Tel: (+852) 2521-5544

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Called to the Bar: England & Wales 1978; Hong Kong 1982

Practice Area(s):

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, Building and Construction, Company and Securities, Commercial and Contract, Coroner's Court HearingsCriminal Defence and ProsecutionDisciplinary Proceedings, Employment and Labour, Insurance, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Shipping and Admiralty, Tax, Tort, Wills & Probate.