Brewer

Contact Details

Email: john.brewer"at"pacificchambers.com

Phone: (+852) 2521-5544

Fax: (+852) 2524-5912

Called to the Bar

Hong Kong 2002

Education

  • 2002 - Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
  • 1978 - LLB(Hons)

Professional Qualifications

  • 2002 - Barrister, Hong Kong SAR
  • 1988 - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries

Appointments

  • 2010 - 2013 - Disciplinary Tribunal Chairman, Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries
  • 1998 - 2002 - Member, Law Reform Commission sub-committee on debt collection activities
  • 1990 - 1999 - Member, Standing Committee on Company Law Reform

John Brewer


John Brewer spent 25 years as in-house counsel and chief financial officer of companies listed in Hong Kong, London and New York before call to the Bar in 2002.

He specializes in companies & securities law and his practice also embraces

  • Listing rules
  • Takeovers & mergers codes
  • Financial products & services
  • Securitization & derivatives
  • Tax appeals
  • Disciplinary cases
  • Ancillary relief in matrimonial cases, particularly offshore trust & company structures, family businesses

Publications

  • The Law and Practice of Hong Kong Companies (Sweet & Maxwell, 3rd edition forthcoming)
  • Contributor to Hong Kong Company Law Looseleaf (LexisNexis)
  • Contributor to Professional Conduct & Risk Management in Hong Kong (Sweet & Maxwell)