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Philip Kwok Partner

Professional Experience

His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, regulatory investigations, cybersecurity and data protection, financial technology compliance, electronic data preservation and retention, as well as disputes and regulatory matters for internet and e-commerce businesses.  

Before joining JunHe, Mr Kwok has practiced in the Beijing and Hong Kong offices of international law firms as well as in a global multidisciplinary network for nearly 14 years. He has developed extensive experience in cross-border complex commercial disputes resolution, regulatory investigations and compliance, and other technology and e-commerce related disputes, compliance and advisory work and is familiar with the legal environments in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United States and other jurisdictions.  

Mr Kwok obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong, and his Juris Master degree from Peking University.  He is the first batch graduate from the E-Commerce Law stream of the Juris Master degree of Peking University, when he participated in various research projects on e-commerce regulatory matters commissioned by the PRC Ministry of Commerce and the National People’s Congress Finance and Economic Committee.  He is currently a Member of the InnoTech Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and a Lecturer (Non-Clinical) of the Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong, responsible for the PRC Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law course for primarily Master of Laws and Juris Doctor students.  Mr. Kwok frequently writes, speaks and advises clients on issues relating to blockchain, cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, digital signatures, virtual identity verification, anti-money laundering issues, and other legal issues in relation to the latest technology.  

Mr Kwok is among the first batch of lawyers who passed the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Legal Professional Examination.


University of Hong Kong (LLB)

University of Hong Kong (PCLL)

Peking University (JM)

Professional Associations

Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2008

Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2021

Admitted as a Greater Bay Area Lawyer of Mainland China in 2023

Language Skills

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.