Squire Patton Boggs
Nick Chan, MH, JP, is a Partner of Squire Patton Boggs, a global law firm with 45 offices around the world. Nick is experienced in guiding clients in projects in around two dozen countries in Asia Pacific. Nick serves clients utilizing his computer science background with in-house experience at two Fortune 100 technology companies where he had regional responsibilities. His core legal disciplines include intellectual property, corporate and commercial, cross-border and international M&A, private equity and venture capital work, competition laws, data privacy, cyber security, law drafting, regulatory advocacy, disputes resolution, regulatory and compliance with a focus in artificial intelligence, advertising and media, anti-corruption, big data, smart data, cybersecurity, cloud services, competition laws, content acquisition and licensing, data centre services, e-Commerce, education, defence against COVID-19, franchising and licensing, fund formation and investments, PaaS, SaaS, biotech, RegTech, LegalTech, autonomous vehicles, FinTech, life sciences, LifeTech, energy, aviation, spaceTech, e-Commerce, Smart Retail, Smart Government and many other industries. His clients include universities, governments, sovereign funds, private equity firms, venture capital firms, start-ups, entrepreneurs and multi-national corporations. He has acted in many multi-billion dollars M&A projects, cross-border and multi-national inbound and outbound investments, prevent and resolve investor state disputes, PE/VC and IP licensing projects that help commercialize technology that impact on everyday life.
Nick devotes a lot of time to advance the Rule of Law, innovation, technology, education and the broader community, serving as Advisory Committee on Promotion of Arbitration committee member, eBRAM International Online Dispute Resolution Centre Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Venture Fund advisory committee member, hospital governing committee members for two hospitals, Hong Kong Football Association board member, Hong Kong Trade Development Council Professional Services Advisory Committee member, Legal Aid Services Council member, Law Society InnoTech Committee Vice Chairman and Belt and Road Committee Vice Chairman, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Council Member and Knowledge Transfer Committee Chairman, Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Legal Committee Vice Chairman, Federation of Hong Kong Industries Honorary Legal Advisor and as adjudicator in various appeal boards on appointment by the Government. Nick appears on weekly current affairs TV programme, and is a columnist with a weekly column in a leading newspaper to help share legally related information with the public. Nick serves as elected National People's Congress member of the People’s Republic of China where he is participates in drafting laws and formulating policies for the country.