"Jacob Tse is a frequent sight in medical and hospital matters, and is admired for his 'methodical and persistent approach.'"
Chambers Asia (2010)


Jacob Tse is a partner of Mayer Brown. He has extensive experience in civil litigation, including professional indemnity (medico-legal and others) insurance and personal injury litigation, commercial and banking litigation, property litigation, judicial reviews, disciplinary and related proceedings, and public inquiries. He acts for Hong Kong and international professional indemnity providers, insurance companies, healthcare institutions, banks, financial institutions, property developers and other major commercial companies. He speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Hakka.

Jacob was named as a Leading Insurance Lawyer and Leading Dispute Resolution Lawyer by Chambers Asia (2009 & 2010) noting, "Jacob Tse focuses his practice on professional indemnity matters and sources speak of his 'firm grasp of medical malpractice work'" - Chambers Asia (2009). Legal 500 Asia Pacific described Jacob as "one of the leading names in professional indemnity."

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Hakka


The University of Hong Kong, PCLL

The University of Hong Kong, LLB


  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong
  • Leading Individual - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China – Chambers Global (2012-2018)
  • Leading Individual - Dispute Resolution: Litigation (International Firms), China – Chambers Asia Pacific (2011-2018)
  • Leading Individual - Insurance: Contentious (International Firms), China – Chambers Asia Pacific (2009-2016)
  • Local Disputes Star (Hong Kong) - General Commercial, Insurance, Medical & Healthcare – Benchmark Asia Pacific (2014)
  • Asialaw Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyer – Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2011)
  • Named as "most highly recommended in Insurance & Reinsurance" – Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2010)
  • Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyer – Expert Guides - Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (2001, 2005 & 2006)
  • Leading Life Sciences Lawyer – PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2001)
  • "another heavy hitter on their team"; "a gentleman and a solid litigator" – Chambers Asia Pacific (2013)
  • "sensible and pragmatic" – Chambers Asia Pacific (2012)
  • "A particular favourite of government clients" – Chambers Asia Pacific (2011)
  • "Veteran litigator" – Asialaw Profiles (2011)
  • "Jacob Tse leads a strong practice, particularly recommended for medical malpractice work." – Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2003)
  • "Jacob Tse is well known for his professional indemnity and medical negligence expertise." – IFLR 1000 (2002 & 2003)