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Alfred Ip

Partner  |  Hugill and Ip Solicitors
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Hong Kong

TOP AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Contentious trust and estates
Contentious advisory
Family law

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Setting up our law firm with my partner, Adam Hugill, in September 2018 has been a huge highlight, as we are now a practice with over 20 members, half of whom are practising solicitors. We have taken on a number of new instructions, some of them are fascinating in terms of both legal and factual issues.

How did you get into private client?

A prominent case for Stanley Ho Hung-sun introduced me to the world of private client. Ten years ago, I was involved in a family dispute in relation to his assets. Since then, we have established a reputation for dealing with contentious and non-contentious estates.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Patience - Being a good listener set yourself apart from a lot of your peers.
Compassion - Understanding their concerns and resolve their issues with your special knowledge and wisdom.

What is your favourite quote?

“You reap what you sow: Life is like a boomerang. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.” Grant M. Bright

Do you have any outside interests or hobbies?

Skiing in Chamonix, at my chalet.