Rix, CHUNG Kwok Fai

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Rix, CHUNG Kwok Fai

Managing Partner

Rix has extensive experience in arbitration, litigation and disputes resolution in the construction and engineering industries while he was a chartered quantity surveyor. He advises in matters such as contract drafting and administration, risk identification and control, strategic and tactical management of construction projects and disputes. Rix has acted for all players in the construction industry including developers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. He sits as arbitrator in a wide range of construction and commercial disputes. He also handles complicated commercial, land and real property, financial, probate and administration disputes, involving multiple jurisdiction including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan and other countries.

Professional experience and education

2024 – Member, The Disciplinary Tribunal Panel of the Association of China – Appointed Attesting Officers Limited
2024 – Panel member, Resolvability Review Tribunal and Resolution Compensation Tribunal
2023 – Legal Advisor, the Surveyors Registration Board under the Surveyors Registration Ordinance (Cap.417)
2023 – Member, the Appeal Panel (Housing) under the Housing Ordinance (Cap.283)
2018 – 2022 Member, Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
2017 – 2023 Member, the Appeal Board Panel (Exemption of Regulated Products)
2015 – China-Appointed Attesting Officer
2014 – Member, The Panel List of Arbitrators of the Kuala Lumpar Regional Centre for Arbitration
2013 – 2019 Chairman, The Appeal Tribunal Panel under the Buildings Ordinance (Cap.123)
2012 – Honorary Legal Advisor,The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
2011 – Member, List of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
2011 – 2023 Practising Solicitor Member, The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel appointed by the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal
2006 – Member, Joint Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects
2001 – Partner, Fred Kan & Co.
2000 – Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
1999 – Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
1996 – Solicitor, Hong Kong
1995 – Associate Member,The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
1991 Bachelor of Science (Quantity Surveying),
The University of Hong Kong





  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Litigation

    Our Litigation Department has a combined long history and extensive experience which is actively involved in various types of court actions including:

    • shareholder disputes
    • contractual disputes
    • bankruptcy and corporate liquidation
    • personal injury and fatal accident claims
    • probate and administration
    • defamation
    • real estate and tenancy disputes
    • judicial review
    • financial and investment disputes
    • insurance
    • tax disputes

    Our firm is one of the few law firms in Hong Kong for the Professional Indemnity Scheme of the Law Society of Hong Kong. In this role, we represent insurers and the insured in professional negligence claims brought by the ex-clients of the insured. Our insurance team is led by our partner Mr. Edward Tse, our senior consultant Mr. Brian Baillie, and assisted by our associates, Ms. Laura Chien and Ms. Sheryl Shing.

  • Arbitration and Mediation

    We are involved in arbitration and mediation works either acting for parties or acting as arbitrators or mediators in commercial matters .

    Our senior partner, Mr. Fred Kan, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is recognized in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Shanghai and Shantou.
    He is also an accredited mediator of Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).

    Our partner, Mr. Rix Chung, is also a member of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member on the Joint Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects.

  • Construction

    We provide a wide scope of services on construction law including preparation of and advising on construction contracts and construction dispute resolution. Our partner, Mr. Rix Chung, is also a chartered quantity surveyor.


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