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Thelma Kwan

Barrister-at-Law  |  Thelma T M Kwan
JURISDICTION

Hong Kong

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Trusts
Matrimonial
Probate

Enhanced Q&A

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

Sitting as a Family Court Judge, and looking at divorce litigation from a different perspective.

How did you get into private client?

Working in trust companies, and doing estate planning with high net worth clients.

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

Listen beyond the words of the clients and be of integrity.

What is your favourite quote?

"Do or do not, there is no try." Yoda, Star Wars.

Where have you seen growth in your practice over the last year?

I have sat as a family court judge for almost 4 months in 2020.

Can you identify any new areas you have developed within your practice to further benefit your clients?

Having sat on the bench, I have learnt a different perspective on matrimonial litigation. I am able to advise my clients (both on contentious and non-contentious matters) with added depth and colour.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

Have an opinion, voice it out.