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Bronco BUT

Partner

Mr. Bronco BUT was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales of Australia in 1990, 1991 and 1995 respectively. He has been appointed as the China Appointed Attesting Officer by the Ministry of Justice, PRC since 2003. Mr. But has also been appointed as the Accredited Mediator by various accredited organisations and Arbitrator by the Huizhou Arbitration Commission, PRC in recent years. It is Mr. But’s great honour to be appointed by the Chief Justice of Hong Kong as the Practising Solicitor Member of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel.

With sound legal knowledge through his studies in LL.B, PCLL and three LL.M in the past, Mr. But possesses solid and extensive experience to deal with different legal matters through his more than 30 years’ of practising law in Hong Kong and helping clients in China business. A strong reputation and good rapport with clients are the key assets for Mr. But.

 

Education

  • 1987 Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of London
  • 1988 Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL), The University of Hong Kong
  • 1993 Master of Laws, The University of Hong Kong
  • 1997 Master of Laws in Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong
  • 1998 Master of Laws, Renmin University of China

Professional Qualifications

  • 1990 Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
  • 1991 Solicitor of Senior Courts of England & Wales
  • 1991 Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory
  • 1995 Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
  • 2003 China Appointed Attesting Officer
  • 2010 Accredited Mediator of the Law Society of Hong Kong
  • 2011 Accredited Mediator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • 2013 Accredited Mediator of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Ltd.
  • 2018 Arbitrator of Huizhou Arbitration Commission, China
  • 2019 Hong Kong solicitor of Joint Venture Law Firm ZLF Law Office (ZLF)
  • 2020 Accredited Mediator of International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management   Institute (IDRRMI)
  • 2020 Hong Kong Lawyer of Foreign Lawyers Talent Pool of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in Guangdong Province
  • 2020 First Batch of Mediator of Intellectual Property Mediation Centre of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area
  • 2020 Guangdong Province Panel of Elite Lawyers involved in handling foreign-related matters
  • 2020 Mediator of Intellectual Property and Commercial Mediation Center of Hubei Province Free Trade Zone
  • 2020 Accredited Mediator of “The Belt and Road” Connection Mediation Commission & “The Belt and Road” International Commercial Mediation Center

Honours and Appointments

  • Committee member of the Law Society of Hong Kong Personal Injuries Committee
  • Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal Panel (Practising Solicitor Member)
  • “Personal Injury Litigation” of PCLL Elective Course from Law Faculty of The University of Hong Kong (External Examiner)
  • External Examiner of Alternative Dispute Resolution Course of Law Faculty of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Peking University Law School Hong Kong Alumni Association (Vice President)
  • Federation of Hong Kong Hubei Associations (Legal Advisor )
  • Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association (Honorary Legal Advisor)
  • Tetraplegics and Paraplegics Association (Honorary Legal Advisor)
  • Parkinson’s Disease Association (Honorary Legal Advisor)
  • Hong Kong Pain Society (Honorary Legal Advisor)
  • Pneumoconiosis Mutual Aid Association (Honorary Legal Advisor)
  • Shatin Baptist Church (Honorary Legal Advisor)

Highlights of activities in Mainland China

  • Attended the Second & Third Session of the 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of Hubei Province (2019-2020)
  • Participated in the “Seminar on Legal Service Cooperation between Hong Kong and the Mainland” held by the Peking University (2016, 2018-2019)
  • Attended the Signing Ceremony and the First Joint Meeting of “Shenzhen Hong Kong Deep Cooperation Zone of Legal Service”
  • Attended the Intellectual Property Alliance of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Greater Bay Alliance

Bronco But

Partner
Head of Dispute Resolution Department

Main Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Commercial Matters
  • Cross-border Loan and Guarantee
  • Cross-border Investments
  • Private Company Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trusts
  • SFC Compliance and Investigation
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Personal Injuries and Employees’ Compensation
  • Medical Negligence
  • Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Wills and Probate
  • China Appointed Attesting Officer’s works

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Putonghua
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