Prof. Ting Kwok IU
Hong Kong

TK is the founder/director of Asia Conflict Resolution Institute and a consultant solicitor with Kwok, Ng & Chan, Solicitors & Notaries.

TK is an Accredited Mediator (General/Family) and Accredited Family Mediation Supervisor with HKMAAL.

Between 2013 and 2017, he advised the Department of Justice on the enactment of the apology legislation. The Apology Ordinance came into effect on 1 December 2017. TK was a member of Steering Committee on Mediation chaired by the Secretary for Justice between 2016 and 2022. In 2017, TK was awarded a Medal of Honour by the HKSAR Government in recognition of his contribution to the promotion of mediation.

TK is an adjunct professor of the (1) Department of Law, HKU; (2) School of Law of City University of Hong Kong; and (3) Hang Seng University of Hong Kong.

TK is listed by Doyle’s Guide 2021 to 2023 as a leading family mediator in Hong Kong. WhosWhoLegal (2015 to 2023) na med TK as a world leading practitioner in the field of commercial mediation.

TK is a co author of (1) Hong Kong Mediation Manual (3rd Edition); (2) The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Mediation Ordinance (Cap.620) (2022 Reissue); and (3) Asia Mediation Handbook. He is a regular blog writer of Kluwer Mediation Blog.

6 Years After the Apology Ordinance - Where Are We?

The speaker will share the background and the contents of the Apology Ordinance (Cap. 631) as well as the challenges ahead.