"... I also really appreciate the role that Geoffrey Chan has played in arriving at what is hopefully the best achievable outcome for both sides, and I do appreciate the constructive approach he has taken, I think it helped a lot...."
A senior government officer, Civil Engineering and Development Department
Geoffrey Chan is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. He has extensive experience in all aspects of contentious construction work in terms of legal proceedings, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution in Hong Kong, China and Macau. He advises on town-planning and building law and is highly experienced in advising on numerous construction contract claims, construction negligence claims and claims involving environmental issues. He also advises clients on labour importation issues by the Legco Select Committee. In 2007, Geoffrey was the recipient of the Caernarfon Award from the Institute of Quarrying in New Zealand. He has been described as "highly skilled in contentious matters, particularly construction-related cases" (Asia Pacific Legal 500 2003/04). Geoffrey speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.