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.

“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...
18 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...
18 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...
11 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...
11 June 2021
“I need to stop,” I whispered to myself, as I clicked ‘next episode’.” - Quotes about streaming INTRODUCTION One of the side effects of the advent of faster internet is the proliferation...
11 June 2021
“Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.” —Oscar Wilde INTRODUCTION Agalmatophilia is a term that describes an individual who exhibits sexual attraction towards...
11 June 2021
“Reject every form of corruption which diverts resources from the poor.” —Pope Francis INTRODUCTION With China being a signatory to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (“...
4 June 2021
“Intellectual property is a key aspect for economic development” —Craig Venter INTRODUCTION For over the past decade, the Government of Hong Kong SAR has been hard at work to catapult...
4 June 2021
“There is a saying that if you get something for free, you should know that you are the product. It was never more true than in the case of Facebook, Gmail and Youtube… You get free social...
28 May 2021
“When I first heard about Bitcoin, I thought it was impossible. How can you have a purely digital currency? Can’t I just copy your hard drive and have your bitcoins? I didn’t understand how that...
21 May 2021
“Computers will overtake humans with AI within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours.” —Stephen Hawking INTRODUCTION With...
14 May 2021
“Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.” - Blaise Pascal Introduction Most people upon the realization that they are the victims of a cyber-fraud will panic....
3 May 2021
“As the world is increasingly interconnected, everyone shares the responsibility of securing cyberspace.” - Newton Lee “By some estimates, cybercrime is expected to globally cost up to $6 trillion...
3 May 2021
“The secret of crisis management is not good vs. bad, it’s preventing the bad from getting worse.” - Andy Gilman Introduction With the ever increasing proliferation of cyberattacks across the...
3 May 2021
“Computers will overtake humans with AI within the next 100 years. When that happens, we need to make sure the computers have goals aligned with ours.” —Stephen Hawking INTRODUCTION With...
23 April 2021
“Hong Kong has a thriving fintech scene: a highly integrated network of start-ups and investors, a large market of technology-ready consumers hungry for innovative solutions, and a host of...
9 April 2021
“If banks were to engage in a practice of levying extravagant photocopying or administrative charges, rather than seeking genuinely to provide for full (but no more than full) compensation for the...
6 April 2021
“Viewed from a Hong Kong perspective this is a questionable use of soft-touch provisional liquidation and one, which will encourage the court to view with care similar applications for recognition...
26 March 2021
“The wide adoption of information technology (“IT”) can bring convenience to the public and improve quality of living. At the same time, the risks of the public, enterprises and the community being...
19 March 2021
“Life in Hong Kong transcends cultural and culinary borders, such that nothing is truly foreign and nothing doesn’t belong.” – Peter Jon Lindberg Hong Kong is a world-renowned international...
12 March 2021
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