Barrister-at-Law, Head of Temple Chambers
Paul Shieh SC has a wide commercial litigation and arbitration practice, with experience in banking, insolvency (corporate and personal), company, commercial fraud, conflict of laws, family law and professional negligence. He also acts in judicial reviews, and appears both for applicants and for respondents (whether government departments or other public bodies).
Paul is recommended in the leading independent legal directories:
Chambers and Partners (2022): Paul is cited as a “Band 1” silk in the commercial dispute resolution category. He is identified by one interviewee as a barrister who “can do any sort of case and make his points well,” while another observes: “He's a great advocate, he's great fun to work with, he's highly regarded by the Bench and he's at the top of his game," then adds: “He's one of a handful of barristers in Hong Kong who can claim to have all of those qualities and to be at that standard. On any big matter, any sensible law firm would opt for him.”
Legal 500 (2022): Paul is cited as a “Band 1”, “leading silk” for commercial disputes, and described as “A heavyweight silk, whose submissions are highly respected by the bench”.
Who’s Who Legal (2021): Paul is cited as a “national leader” for arbitration in the Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR region.
Doyle’s Guide (2022): Paul is recommended as a leading family law & divorce law barrister.