Joshua Chu

Solicitor, ONC Lawyers

Joshua Chu is a Litigation Solicitor qualified to practice in Hong Kong. Before becoming a lawyer, Joshua worked in the healthcare industry serving as the IT department head at a private hospital as well as overseeing their procurement operations.

Since embarking upon his legal career, his past legal experience includes representing the successful party in one of Hong Kong’s first cryptocurrency litigation cases as well as appearing before the Review Body on Bid Challenges under the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement concerning a health care industry related tender.

Today, Joshua’s practice is mainly focused in the field of dispute resolution and technology law.

Aside from his legal practice, Joshua is currently also a Senior Consultant with a regulatory consulting firm which had been founded by ex-SFC Regulators as well as being a management consultant for the Korean Blockchain Centre.

“You don’t have to buy a whole Bitcoin or a whole Ether… you can invest into a crypto even with a few cents” - one of the most common misconception about cryotos Introduction Over the past few…
January 2022
“Bitcoin. It’s “everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about computers…” - John Oliver Introduction When marriages are at a breakdown, one of…
January 2022
“I don’t like to make plans too far in advance… because then the word “premeditated” gets thrown around in the courtroom.” - Elim Garak from Star Trek Deep Space Nine Introduction In criminal…
December 2021
“To use for our exclusive benefit what is not ours is theft” - Jose Marti Introduction This article will discuss contemporary ethical and constitutional perspective in regards to Adverse…
December 2021
“Animals are reliable, full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal Difficult standards for people to live up to” - Alfred. A. Montapert. Introduction…
December 2021
“Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases using Bitcoin. We are concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst…
December 2021
“I do not know how there can be any assignment of property... without the intention of the assignor to assign…” - Higgins J in Smith v Perpetual Trustee Co Ltd Introduction To resolve any trust…
November 2021
“I’m selling this song about NFTs as an NFT… Actually, doesn’t feel quite right selling this. Will pass...” - Elon Musk circa 17 March 2021 Re-Cap | What are NFTs in Hong Kong? Non-Fungible…
November 2021
“…The GREATNESS of a nation and its MORAL PROGRESS can be judged by the way its animals are treated...” - Mahatma Gandhi Introduction The recent wholesale attempted murder of over 30 small…
November 2021
“Misdirection is the key to survival, never attack what your enemy defends, never behave as your enemy expects, and never reveal your true strength, if knowledge is power then to be unknown is to be…
October 2021
“I’m selling this song about NFTs as an NFT… Actually, doesn’t feel quite right selling this. Will pass...” - Elon Musk circa 17 March 2021 INTRODUCTION The post-COVID era has since the sharp…
October 2021
“Men can be victims too…Men also suffer from domestic abuse… especially verbal and emotional abuse… and may be even more ashamed to seek help…” - Abused Men Introduction Whilst films and fiction…
October 2021
“The LIBOR system is structurally flawed. It is a major problem for our financial system and for the confidence in the financial system. We need to address it..” - Ben Bernanke The Alternative…
October 2021
“Bitcoin is not “unregulated”. It is regulated by algorithm instead of being regulated by government bureaucracies. Un-corrupted.” - Andreas Antonopoulos INTRODUCTION One of the key features…
September 2021
“It’s bad form to mention money-laundering. Instead, you should talk about asset-management structures and tax beneficial schemes” – John Sweeney Introduction – What is Money Laundering in Hong…
September 2021
“With respect, I find this behaviour of P shocking. P is not above the law, and P is not entitled to ignore an order of this Court. No person is… P is hereby reminded that non-compliance with an…
September 2021
“I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years.” - Warren Buffet INTRODUCTION When…
September 2021
“The internet is programmable information. The blockchain is programmable scarcity”  - Balaji Srinivasan “This whole blockchain thing is so compelling to me – I don’t know where it’s going, but…
August 2021
“The difference between technology and slavery is that slaves are fully aware that they are not free.” - Nassim Nicholas Taleb INTRODUCTION – WHAT ARE “COOKIES” ON THE INTERNET? “Tracking my…
August 2021
“The media is the most powerful entity on Earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”-…
August 2021