Overview

Yan Chu is a senior associate of Mayer Brown. Yan has experience in handling personal injury and insurance litigation. She has experience in advising all aspects of insurance litigation including advising on policy-related issues and defence of claims involving Motor Liability, Employees’ Compensation, Contractors’ All Risk and Public Liability. She has experience in representing and defending premises’ owners and construction companies in cases involving serious personal injuries and death. She also has experience in advising and handling insurance-related arbitrations.

Yan is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators.

Areas of Focus

Industries

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

Experience

  • Advising on personal injuries claim including issues of liability and quantum, settlement offers, strategy, costs analysis and taxation procedures.
  • Advising on policy issues such as policy coverage and potential breach due to late report and failure to take reasonable precaution.
  • Handled various value claims arising out of traffic accidents and industrial accidents, notably involving construction sites.
  • Handled various high value claims for catastrophic injury cases resulting in expeditious out of Court solutions.

Education

The University of Hong Kong, LLM, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

The University of Hong Kong, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLB

The University of Hong Kong, BSocSc, Government & Laws

Admissions

  • Hong Kong