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Tsang, Christine
Christine Tsang
Partner
Telephone: +852 2848 6300
Mobile: +852 9326 1661

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015, Recommended Individual

Christine Tsang

-Partner

Experience

  • Defends a wide range of clinical negligence claims on behalf of Medical Protection Society, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, doctors and healthcare professionals in the private and public sectors, private hospitals, clinics and universities, as well as medical malpractice insurers
  • Specialist expertise in dealing with both liability and quantum on high value fetal medicine, cerebral palsy, obstetric and paediatric claims, and catastrophic cases
  • Experienced in representing clients in death inquests, including those which are high profile and highly contentious
  • Experienced in representing clients in disciplinary investigations and inquiries
  • Advises clients on the handling of complaints, and assists them with the drafting of protocols
  • Advises clients on the handling of police investigations and defences
  • Advises clients on a wide range of health law issues, including consent, data privacy and protection, mental health, clinical trial, product liability, and obtaining court order to perform emergent operation without consent
  • Advises clients on discount rate issues and represents the Hospital Authority in the landmark case of discount rate
  • Represents clients in mediations and arbitrations

Clients

  • Medical Protection Society
  • Hong Kong Hospital Authority
  • Medical malpractice insurers
  • Healthcare practitioners, including doctors, therapists, psychologists, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and laboratory staff
  • Private hospitals and clinics, and universities

Memberships

  • Honorary Legal Adviser for the Hong Kong Medical Association from 2005 onwards
  • Honorary Legal Adviser for the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation from 2011 onwards 
  • Honorary Legal Adviser for the Hong Kong Society of Breast Surgeons from 2012 onwards
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong