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.

“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
“Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.” – Maya Angelou INTRODUCTION Anti-discrimination laws have often been hailed as the…
August 2021
“…it is fallacious and unrealistic for the Company to assume that the value of the Haitian Shares remained the same from February to August 2019. Between February and August 2019, Haitian Energy had…
August 2021
“A revocable living trust allows your heirs to avoid probate entirely and keeps you in complete control of your finances while you’re alive. You can always make changes to what is in the trust and…
August 2021
“The intellectual property situation is getting from bad to worse. To be a programmer, it requires that you understand as much law as you do technology.” - Eric Allman INTRODUCTION It has long…
July 2021
“Judges are human. It is only natural that, like others in society, judges may have and are indeed entitled to their own personal views and beliefs. However, a judge must decide cases objectively…
July 2021
“Synthetics find it disgusting that we have been created by you… We will just wait until you destroy yourselves and then take over from there.” - RealDoll AI on an anti-human rant INTRODUCTION…
June 2021
“The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” —Desmond Morris INTRODUCTION With the ever-booming development of the construction industry both in Mainland China and in Hong Kong, the…
June 2021
“There is more at stake here than just our lives… It is the lives around us…” —Jonathan Kent INTRODUCTION Throughout the world, the continuous rollout of various COVID vaccines has given…
June 2021
“And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.” --Andrew Carnege…
June 2021
“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you” --Tony Hsieh, co-founder of Zappos INTRODUCTION There can be no doubt that the Government of Hong Kong has invested greatly…
June 2021