References on this website and in the Legal Notices to:

Content mean any text, software, database, format, graphic and written work and all other materials (i) developed by, or on behalf of, us which form part of this website; and/or (ii) provided on or through this website with the permission of the third party owners.

Intellectual Property Rights mean (i) copyright, patents, database rights and rights in trade marks, designs, know-how and confidential information (whether registered or not); (ii) applications for registration and the right to apply for registration for any of these rights; and (iii) all other intellectual property rights and equivalent or similar forms of protection existing anywhere in the world.

Legal Notices mean the legal notices pages of this website setting out the terms on which you may use this website, including the General section, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Copyright and Country Specific Information sections.

we or us or our mean Chak & Associates and the other partnerships, corporations and other undertakings which are authorised to carry the name "Chak & Associates" or to describe themselves as being "in association with Chak & Associates" (or similar expressions) or one or more of those undertakings as the context requires and their successors and assigns; and

you or your mean a user of this website.

In the Legal Notices, the heading used for each paragraph does not affect its interpretation. Except as otherwise provided in the Legal Notices, any reference to an enactment is a reference to that enactment as amended, extended, applied or re- enacted from time to time and includes references to any subordinate legislation made under that enactment. "Enactment" includes any legislation in any jurisdiction. References to persons include an individual, a body corporate and an unincorporated association of persons.

Access to this Website

This website is provided by Chak & Associates. Chak & Associates is an unlimited liability partnership registered in Hong Kong Special Administration Region, PRC, and registered office at 19th Floor, Far East Finance Centre, 16 Harcourt Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong. Chak & Associates is regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong.

By accessing this website, you agree:
  • that you will access its contents solely for your own private use.
  • to comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements relating to your use of this website.
  • to comply with all reasonable instructions we give you relating to this website.
  • not to use this website to distribute any information or data in contravention of any regulation or legislation (including, but not limited to, regulation or legislation governing financial services, money laundering or anti-terrorism).

You are responsible for all telecommunications charges relating to your use of this website.

Intellectual Property Rights

We (or our suppliers or third parties who have granted us permission to reproduce their material on this website) own all Intellectual Property Rights in the Content and this website.  Nothing in the Legal Notices gives you any right, title or interest in the Content or this website and you do not acquire any such right, title or interest through your use of the website. If you need third party software to use this website, you agree to obtain a licence of that software at your own expense.  Please also read the Copyright notices which apply to the Content and this website.

Material Provided by You

You agree to ensure that all material you send or upload to this website (including, but not limited to, e-mails, text, graphic files, still or moving images, or responses to any questionnaire available through this website) (Your Material) is legal, decent and truthful, complies with all laws and regulations, does not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights or other rights of us or any third party, is not defamatory, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable and is free of bugs, worms or viruses.

You are solely responsible for Your Material.  If we consider that any part of Your Material exposes us to the risk of a claim or complaint by a third party, we may block access to all or part of this website and remove all or part of Your Material. You must provide all reasonable assistance in this respect.

You agree not to use this website to advertise or sell any goods or services to other users of this website.

You agree not to publish any information or personal data relating to a third party.

Regulation of Chak & Associates Offices

Each Chak & Associates office home page complies with the regulation and supervision of legal services for the jurisdiction in which the office is located.  You should be aware that in using the links available on this website you may be navigated to a new office location that may be subject to different rules, regulations and/or supervisory standards.

No Warranties

We give no express or implied representation or warranty (whether statutory or otherwise) in respect of this website or the Content (including, without limitation, as to their condition, satisfactory quality, performance or fitness for purpose) and all such representations and warranties are excluded except to the extent that their exclusion is prohibited by law.

Limitations and Exclusions of our Liability

We cannot guarantee that this website will operate in accordance with your expectations or will be error free. We are not obliged to update this website but we may do so from time to time and we reserve the right to modify, restrict access to or close this website at any time.

From this website you may be able to access websites operated by others. We do not endorse those other websites nor do we accept responsibility for their content or for damage or loss you may suffer arising out of accessing those websites, including, but not limited to, damage or loss arising from your use of documents or other information found on those websites.  We do not monitor or maintain these links.  Please read all copyright and legal notices on each site before downloading or printing items to ensure that you are permitted to do so under the third party site's copyright notices, legal notices or terms of use.

Subject to the next paragraph (on liability for fraud or for death or personal injury arising from negligence):

AOur liability to you in connection with this website (whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise) is only to take such actions as are reasonably required (in our sole discretion) in order to:

  • remove or delete data entered in error, or
  • remove or delete data that is the subject of dispute, or
  • correct data entered in error.

BWe are not liable to you for any loss of profits, business or data or for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary loss, liability or costs (whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise) regardless of whether it was foreseeable or not.

CTo avoid doubt, we are not liable for any damage or loss that may be caused to any equipment or software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with accessing or using this website, Your Material or the Content.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for fraud or for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or that of a partner, associate, consultant or employee of Chak & Associates or that of our agents or subcontractors or for any other matter in respect of which it would be unlawful or in breach of regulation (including, but not limited to, self-regulation) to limit or exclude liability.

Online Privacy

Our on-line Privacy Policy is available on this website and forms part of the terms on which you may use this website. You acknowledge that we may process the personal data you provide if you use this website. Our on-line Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which we may use that data and you agree to its terms.

You and (subject to the above paragraph) we will each comply with applicable data protection legislation in performing obligations under these Terms of Use and other sections of the Legal Notices.


If you apply for a position at Chak & Associates advertised in the Careers section of this website, your curriculum vitae or other information you provide to us will be used solely for considering your application and for recruitment purposes, as set out in the Privacy Policy.

In acknowledging an application Chak & Associates is not verifying the content, accepting the application or making any offer of employment or engagement.  Chak & Associates is not obliged to accept any applications.

Chak & Associates is an equal opportunity employer (in accordance with applicable legislation) and does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis covered by local legislations.  All employment related decisions are made entirely on merit.

General Provisions

We reserve the right to vary or amend the Legal Notices from time to time. We will notify you of any such amendment by posting the relevant amendment to this website. Any changes shall take effect upon posting to this website.

Our rights under these Terms of Use and other sections of the Legal Notices:

  • may be exercised as often as necessary;
  • are cumulative and not exclusive of rights or remedies provided by law; and
  • may be waived only in writing and specifically.

Delay in the exercise or non-exercise of any such right is not a waiver of that right.

If a provision of these Terms of Use or of another section of the Legal Notices is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that does not affect:

  • the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of these Terms of Use or of another section of the Legal Notices; or
  • the legality, validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that or any other provision of these Terms of Use or of another section of the Legal Notices.

Nothing in the Legal Notices is to be taken to constitute a partnership between you and us, nor constitute either of you or us the agent of the other for any purpose.

A failure by you or us to enforce a provision of the Legal Notices or a breach of a provision by the other or default by the other in performing a provision does not constitute a waiver and does not prevent you or us from subsequently enforcing that provision or from acting on such breach or a subsequent breach of the provision by the other party or default by the other party in performing that provision.

Governing Law

The Legal Notices shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Hong Kong law and we and you each submit irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Courts.