SHANE F. WEIR

Mr. Weir qualified as a solicitor, barrister and notary public in Canada in 1978. He established the firm in March 1985. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong in 1992. He has lectured in both Canada and Hong Kong at university level. He currently practises in commercial, property and banking law with an emphasis on securities.

Mr. Weir is an active member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, The Law Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Computer Society. He is also Hong Kong's national president of the World Jurist Association and in addition to acting as legal adviser for numerous corporations and associations in Hong Kong and abroad, he also sits in the Executive Committee of the Management and Technology Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong, the IT Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and the IT Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Recently he served as an appointee of the Law Society to the Provisional Board to consider the future of Hong Kong domain names registration (“.hk”).

CHEONGHAR WONG

Ms. Wong was born and educated in the United Kingdom and has been practicing in Hong Kong since 1987. Prior to joining Weir & Associates, Ms. Wong was, for a period of six years, with one of the largest law firms in Asia. She was in the litigation team and appeared for many of the major financial institutions and large construction groups in Hong Kong, including the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Swire Properties, and therefore, has therefore considerable experience in litigation. Ms. Wong was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (1985) and Hong Kong (1987). She was also admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Canberra, Australia (1990) and Singapore (1993) and is a Notary Public in Hong Kong.

Ms. Wong handles a wide range of legal work from general litigation to commercial/ corporate matters, bankruptcy, conveyancing and criminal litigation.

For further information, please contact Mr. Weir or Ms. Wong at:

Weir & Associates
Solicitors & Notaries
16/F Tak Shing House Theatre Lane
20 Des Voeux Road Central
Central, Hong Kong
Tel : 852-2526-1767
Fax: 852-2868-3568
Email : LCI@weirandassociates.com
Website : www.weirandassociates.com