Client-Oriented &
Strong Analytical skills

Our Principal

Ms Brenda Chark is the Founder of Brenda Chark & Co. Brenda is a solicitor qualified in both Hong Kong and England & Wales.

Brenda obtained her LLB from the University of Southampton, UK in 1997 and her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from  the University of Hong Kong in 1998.

Prior to founding Brenda Chark & Co in 2006, Brenda worked with an international maritime law firm for over 8 years. Brenda’s wealth of experience and commitment in providing her clients with services of the highest standards, coupled with her very effective use of mediation and her excellent negotiation skills, have seen the vast majority of disputes resolved by settlement as opposed to full blown trials. Meeting her clients commercial objectives are always her top priority.

Publication & Speaking Engagement

Brenda is a co-author of the HK Chapter of a book entitled Arbitration World.

Brenda has also published papers on Errant Master, Shipping Dangerous Goods, and is frequently invited to deliver speeches and give seminars around the world on various topics, including the IMDG Code – Legal & Practical Implications, Effective Handling of Maritime Disputes, etc.

Professional Qualification

Brenda has been

  • Member of the Admiralty Court Users’ Committee, Hong Kong High Court
  • Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Panel Arbitrator of the Qianhai Maritime & Logistics Arbitration Centre
  • Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Founding Member and Former President of Women’s International Shipping and Trading (HK) Association Limited (WISTA Hong Kong)
  • Member of the Institute of Seatransport, Vice –Chairwoman 2006-08
  • Member of the Editorial Board of a quarterly journal entitled Seaview
  • Member of the Marine Insurance Club, Hong Kong
  • Member of the Hong Kong Maritime Law Association
  • Member of the International Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Hong Kong Logistics Management Association
  • Member of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Insurance Law Association