Prof. AnselmoReyes
Professor
Professor Reyes has lectured extensively on the law relating to the sale of goods, arbitration, and shipping. He has aso practised as a barrister, and been involved as a Judge, in shipping and arbitration cases.

Career:
June 1986 - July 1988 Law Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong       
Subjects taught: Trusts; Mercantile Law; Land Law; Personal Property.

June 1988 - June 1989 Pupillage under Mr. Robert Ribeiro, Temple Chambers, One Pacific Place, HK

June 1989 - May 2001 Barrister, Temple Chambers

May 2001 - Aug 2003 Senior Counsel, Temple Chambers   

Sep 2003 - Sep 2012 Judge of First Instance, High Court 

2004-2008: Judge in charge of the Construction and Arbitration List. 

2008-2012: Judge in charge of the Admiralty and Commercial Lists respectively.

Oct 2012 - Professor of Legal Practice, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Publications:
Book review. Sir Orby Mootham, The East India Company's Sadar Courts: 1801  -  1834. [1984] Cambridge Law Journal 311-2.

Book review. MacKenzie and Phillips, A Practical Approach to Land Law.  (1987) 17 Hong Kong Law Journal 269-71. 

Case note. Conflict of Laws. "The ADHIGUNA MERANTI". (1988) 18 Hong Kong Law Journal 141-7.

Chapter. "Shipping Law" in Halkyard and Smart (eds.), Trade and Investment Law in Hong Kong (Butterworths Asia: 1993).

Book review. Byrnes, Chan and Edwards (eds.), Hong Kong Public Law Reports Vol.1: 1991. (1994) 24 Hong Kong Law Journal 152-4.

Address. "On Two Suggested Alternatives to the Rule in Hadley v. Baxendale". (2008) 38 Hong Kong Law Journal 347-58.

Book review. Cameron and Kelly, Principles and Practice of Civil Procedure in Hong Kong. (2009) 28 Civil Justice Quarterly 159-60.

Address. "From Uncommon Asian Laws to a Ius Commune" (2010) 40 Hong Kong Law Journal 805.

Book. Reflections on Civil Procedure under Civil Justice Reform. Privately printed 2009; re?printed 2011.   Based on lectures for the Hong Kong Maritime Law Association (HKMLA) in 2009.   Chinese translation by Mr. Sunny Chan published in 2012 by Joint Publishing Co. Ltd. HK (JPC).

Book. How To Be an Arbitrator: A Personal View. Privately printed in 2012. Based on lectures for the HKMLA in 2012. Chinese translation by Mr. Sunny Chan to be published by JPC in 2013.   Back
CONTACT
Phone: +852 2501 0667;  
+852 2248 1881 (secretary: Ms. Yim)

E-mail: reyes.anselmo@gmail.com

Country of Residence: Hong Kong

Nationality: Canadian
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • COMMODITIES GRAIN
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    Nov 1985 Call to the English Bar (Inner Temple)

    Sep 1986 Call to the Hong Kong Bar (appointed Senior Counsel in May 2001)

    March 1995 Call to the Singapore Bar

    Since Nov 1997 Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

    Since Oct 2006 CEDR Accredited Mediator

    Since July 2012 Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
    ADMISSIONS
  • SINGAPORE
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • HONG KONG SAR
  • EDUCATION
    June 1980 A.B. (Harvard) (Concentration: Economics)   

    June 1982 B.A. (Law) (Cambridge) Admitted to M.A. degree January 1986.

    June 1983 LL.M. (Cambridge)

    Dec 1987 Ph.D. (Law) (Cambridge)