Sam Wong is an associate in the Hong Kong office of Kirkland & Ellis. Sam has a broad practice in complex civil and commercial disputes, including court litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Sam has extensive experience acting in arbitrations under major institutional rules, including HKIAC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, involving various jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, PRC China, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. He has also represented listed companies, multinational corporations, state-owned enterprises, shareholders and individuals in cases involving shareholders disputes, cross-border and complex commercial disputes, as well as insolvency proceedings. Sam is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

He graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Hong Kong and ranked second in class. He also holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge with distinction in corporate insolvency law.


Memberships & Affiliations

The Law Society of Hong Kong

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018, Hong Kong, Solicitor


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese


  • University of CambridgeLL.M.2016
  • University of Hong KongPCLL2015
  • University of Hong KongLL.B.First Class Honors2014
    Editor-in-Chief, Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies, 2014–2015