Joshua Chu is a qualified lawyer practicing in Hong Kong. He is currently Of Counsel with Hauzen and is part of the Blockchain, Tokenization and Web3 (“BT3”) Practice Group.

In addition to his professional roles, Joshua is also the current serving as the Co-Chair of The Hong Kong Web3 Association, a non-profit dedicated to the promoting education for responsible blockchain and web3 tech integration in traditional businesses.

Before becoming a lawyer, Joshua worked in the healthcare industry serving as the IT department head at a private hospital as well as overseeing their procurement operations. Since embarking upon his legal career, Joshua has conducted a number of novel cases (many of which resulted in landmark decisions)

Today, Joshua’s legal practice is primarily focused in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law.

Aside from his role as Of Counsel in Hauzen, Joshua is also currently serving as the Group Chief Risk Officer at Coinllectibles, Marvion and XBE (the first publicly traded blockchain DOT technology conglomerate in the US) and a Senior Consultant at Prosynergy (a regulatory consulting firm).


  • City University of Hong Kong, Post Graduate Certificate in Laws (2014 – 2015)
  • City University of Hong Kong, Juris Doctor, Distinction (2011 – 2014)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, Master of Science in Healthcare Management, Business Administration and Management (2009 – 2010)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Business Administration and Management (2005 – 2009)


  • Solicitor of the High Court, Hong Kong SAR

Experience and Selected Cases

  • Acting for one of the world’s largest & longest running crypto-exchanges in Hong Kong’s first crypto-litigation Bitmain Technologies Limited v. iFinix Inc. & Anor (HCA 1980 of 2015);
  • Obtaining Hong Kong’s first order for alternative service by data rooms in Hwang Joon Sang & Anor v. Golden Electronics Inc. & Ors [2020] HKCFI 1084;
  • Obtaining Hong Kong’s first order for digital disclosure orders in Hwang Joon Sang & Anor v. Golden Electronics Inc. & Ors [2020] HKCFI 1233;
  • Appearing before the Review Body on Bid Challenges under WTO Government Procurement Agreement regarding a healthcare tender dispute;
  • Advising the Consulate General of the United States, Hong Kong and Macau on the sale and purchase of the Shouson Hill Property transaction;
  • Conducting cybersecurity audit and PCI accreditation application for one of Asia’s largest payment gateway; and
  • Advising various tokenization projects, including Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Initial Exchange Offering (IEO), and Security Token Offering (STO) projects (including Hong Kong’s first DOT standard STO project).
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