Wilson Tam

Wilson Tam

Partner Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Wilson is a Partner based in our Hong Kong office whose practice focuses on liability disputes. He qualified in Hong Kong in 2007.

His core practice sees him act for a range of domestic and international clients that include insurers and reinsurers, loss adjustors, listed companies, private clubs, hotels, private schools, airlines, airports and aircraft manufacturers. Wilson has experience handling claims arising from catastrophic accidents with tetraplegic and paraplegic claimants, high profile sporting accidents, school bullying and various property damage claims.   He also advises on complicated insurance policy issues. 

Wilson is a mediator accredited under both The Law Society of Hong Kong and HKMAAL. He is listed as a Recommended Lawyer for ‘Insurance (Hong Kong)’ by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

He is commercially minded, technical, responsive and patient

Gracechurch APAC Report 2017

Market recognition

  • “He is commercially minded, technical, responsive and patient”
    Gracechurch APAC Report 2017
  • “He delivers very good service…he can manage every stakeholder’s expectations very well…his suggestions are very effective and he gives good professional advice”
    Gracechurch APAC Report 2017
  • A Recommended Lawyer for ‘Insurance (Hong Kong)’
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019

Work Highlights

  • Handled a tetraplegic sports injury case involving a young student participating in a school activity, claiming around HK$70 million with issues on double insurance. Successfully settled the claim at mediation
  • Handling large volume of employees’ compensation, employer’s liability and third party liability claims, using a systemic approach to deliver fast and costs effective services
  • Successfully defended a claim at trial for injuries suffered while playing water volleyball with friends during a vacation
  • Representing major gym service provider and large entertainment club in Hong Kong on liability claims of all aspects, from simple slip-and-fall accidents to catastrophic accidents
  • Assisted insurer to successfully seek reimbursement from a multi-million subrogation claim for water seepage causing damage to various valuable artwork
Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019