Masters of the Bench
Ms Winnie Wan-chi Tam SC
Full Title: Ms Winnie Wan-chi Tam SCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 25.9.2015
Call Date: 9.2.1988
Winnie Tam SC is the current Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar, having served on the Council of the Hong Kong Bar Association since 2010. Winnie was appointed Senior Counsel in 2006, and is considered as one of Hong Kong’s leading specialist advocates in intellectual property law. In recent times she has been active in promoting mediation and arbitration of intellectual property disputes. She is a Recorder of the Court of First Instance of the High Court of Hong Kong SAR.
Her practice spans across all areas of intellectual property disputes. The current issue of World Trade Mark Review describes Winnie as being held in “high esteem” for her “hard-won experience and solid IP knowledge”, and notes that “she has argued a vast number of landmark cases”. She has been invited to give talks and lectures on subjects on intellectual property dispute resolution.
Winnie was called to the English Bar in 1988, and has been a member of Middle Temple since 1987. She has maintained her connection with the English Bar as an overseas member of one of the most prominent sets of intellectual property chambers at 8 New Square.