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Eric Woo

Eric Woo

/ Partner
Direct Line
(852) 2107 0377
Email
eric.woo@onc.hk

Education

2000        BCom, University of Sydney

2002        LLB, University of Sydney

2003        Prof Program, College of Law, Australia

2004        PCLL, City University of Hong Kong


Admission

2004        Solicitor, New South Wales, Australia

2006        Solicitor, Hong Kong

2020        Notary Public


Professional Activities & Organisations

  • Panel Arbitrator, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Chairman, Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings)
  • Member, HKSAR Passports Appeal Board
  • Panel Arbitrator, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
  • Panel Arbitrator, Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, Appeal Panel (Housing) of the Transport and Housing Bureau of Hong Kong
  • Member, Transportation and Logistics Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member, Arbitration Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member, Standing Committee on Practitioner Affairs, The Law Society of Hong Kong 

 

Publications

 

Overseas Speaking Engagements

  • “Belt and Road” – Seminar on Hong Kong Legal and Dispute Resolution Services, Beijing, 2017
  • “Belt and Road” Hong Kong Legal and Arbitration Services Seminar, Guiyang, Xi’an, Wuhan, 2016
  • Hong Kong Legal Services Forum, Nanjing, 2016
  • Hong Kong Legal Services Forum, Qingdao, 2014

 

Experience

Eric Woo is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in both wet and dry shipping matters, including charterparties, shipbuilding, shipping casualties, sale and purchase of vessels, ship arrest and release, international sale of goods, ship financing, cargo claims, bills of lading, letters of credit, marine insurance and other cross-border transport disputes.  Eric is also experienced in international arbitration and civil and commercial litigation including contractual and tortious claims, commercial disputes, shareholders disputes and liquidation, cyber fraud, defamation, restitutionary, and employment disputes.  Prior to joining ONC Lawyers, Eric has worked for several reputable international law firms.

Eric covers the litigation, investigation and compliance aspects of competition law in relation to shipping and logistics industry and has given presentations to financial institutions and listed companies on competition law.

Eric is currently a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Transportation and Logistics Committee, Arbitration Committee and Standing Committee on Practitioners Affairs of The Law Society of Hong Kong.  Eric is also appointed as a panel arbitrator of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei and The Law Society of Hong Kong, a member of the Appeal Panel (Housing) of the Transport and Housing Bureau of Hong Kong and HKSAR Passports Appeal Board, and the Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings). 

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