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Dominic  Wai
Practice Areas:
  • Arbitration
  • Cybersecurity
  • Privacy
  • International Arbitration
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Customs
  • Shareholder Dispute
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory

Hong Kong Attorney
Dominic Wai

Phone: +852 2810 1212

Email: dominic.wai@onc.hk

Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Regulatory, Compliance & Internal Investigations
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Trade & Customs Litigation
  • Shareholders’ Dispute and Insolvency matters
  • Domestic and International Arbitration
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy Law matters

Education

  • 1985 Professional Diploma in Business Studies (Banking) Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 1994 LLB (Hons) City University of Hong Kong
  • 1995 PCLL City University of Hong Kong

Admission

  • 1997 Solicitor, Hong Kong
  • 2011 Civil Celebrant of Marriages

Publications

  • “Cyber Threats to Today’s Organizations”
  • “Responding to Cyber Attack”
  • “Don’t be a Cyber-Victim – Easy Steps to Mitigate the Risk of Cyber-Attack”
    • KYC360 Online AML Community 2013
  • “Cybersecurity for the 21st Century Director”
    • The 21st Century Director/The Hong Kong Institute of Directors 2013
  • “Directors Beware: Business Email Compromise – The Latest Fraud Scam Threatening Hong Kong Companies”
    • The 21st Century Director/The Hong Kong Institute of Directors 2015

 Speaking Engagements

  • Hong Kong Institute of Directors 2015
  • Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries 2015
  • Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute 2014
  • Information Security Summit 2013
  • The 6th BankTech Executive Summit 2015
  • Singtel Cyber Security Forum 2015

Speaker for Overseas Conferences

  • US-ASEAN Business Council – presented on cybersecurity matters 2014

Experience
Before joining the legal profession, Dominic has worked in the banking sector and as well as in the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).

Dominic’s practice focuses on advising clients on matters relating to anti-corruption, white-collar crime, law enforcement, regulatory and compliance matters in Hong Kong, including advice on anti-money laundering. He also handles cases involving corporate litigation, shareholders’ disputes and insolvency matters, defamation cases, domestic and international arbitration cases, cybersecurity, data security and privacy law issues, competition law matters, e-Discovery and forensic investigation issues as well as property litigation. His expertise include:

  • Advised Hong Kong listed and US multinational companies on anti-money laundering matters and practices.
  • Advised major international companies and Hong Kong listed companies on anti-corruption and bribery and other white-collar crime  issues.
  • Advised and assisted clients on urgent asset freezing injunctions and liaising with law enforcement agencies concerning fraudulent fund transfers due to business email scams and hacked email systems.
  • Advised a major Hong Kong REIT company for its tenancy portfolios and distraint/enforcement actions
  • Advised the joint and several liquidators of a liquidation matter for over 10 years with considerable recovery for the creditors over the years.
  • Advised a major broadcasting company on defamation issues, judicial review applications, investigation by regulators and shareholders’ dispute issues.

Dominic is currently a board member of a charity that provides a home service for sick children and their families. He is supportive and actively participating in the activities of the charity.

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ONC Lawyers

19th Floor, Three Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Law Firm Contact: Ludwig Ng

Tel: +852 2810 1212

Fax: +852 2804 6311

Email: ludwig.ng@onc.hk

Website: www.onc.hk

Member Since: 2014

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