Sylvia W. Y. Siu, JP
“Solicitor admitted in HK, UK, Singapore & Australia, Ms Siu is an accredited mediator and listed on panels of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Dongguan Court No.2, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”), the Law Society of Hong Kong, HK Institute of Arbitrators, Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (“HKMAAL”) and Hong Kong Mediation Centre (“HKMC”). She is also a conciliator of World Trade Centre (“WTC”) Macau Arbitration Centre.
Ms Siu is also an arbitrator on many arbitration panels, such as HKIAC, WTC Macau Arbitration Center, China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”), South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (also known as Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and numerous PRC panels of Arbitration Commissions such as Guangzhou, Qingdao, Weihai, Zhuhai, Nanjing and Shanghai.
Being an experienced mediator, arbitrator and trainer in alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”), Ms Siu has a sound profile in the ADR field where she has been active at many local and international ADR conferences as a speaker. She is the founder of the HKMC and the China Chapter of Club Espanol Del Arbitrajie.
On the academic side, Ms Siu was the ADR PCLL Examiner of the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, a PCLL Academic Board Member and External Academic Advisor of the City University of Hong Kong.
She is Chairlady of Joint Mediation Helpline Office, Chairlady of Hong Kong Federation of Women Lawyers’ ADR Committee, Chairlady of Elderly Service Committee of HK Chinese Women’s Club, Vice-Chairlady of Executive Committee of HK Society for Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Director of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Executive Council Member of HK Family Welfare Society. Ms Siu was a Member of the Steering Committee on Arbitration and the Mediation and Accreditation Subcommittee of the Department of Justice and she was a member of the Judiciary’s Working Party on Mediation as well as the Working Party for the Reform of the Law of Arbitration in Hong Kong.”