In 1945, the Honorable Dr. Pak Chuen Woo founded P.C. Woo & Co. Solicitors, which has since provided exceptional and effective legal services to Hong Kong for over 70 years. The firm has seen 3 of its partners served as the President of the Hong Kong Law Society from the 1950s to the turn of the century and is often labelled as the “Law Society President’s Law Firm”
（May 15th 2008 - South China Morning Post）In October 1945, the Honorable Dr. P.C. Woo established P.C. Woo & Co. Solicitors. Under the leadership of Dr. Pak Cheun Woo, the firm developed into one of the largest full-service local law firms in Hong Kong. The late Dr. P.C. Woo also contributed to the well-being of Hong Kong’s legal community during his lifetime; he not only served as the President of the Hong Kong Law Society, but was also a member of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council. Apart from his contributions to the legal sector, Dr. P.C. Woo was also a strong advocate of traditional Chinese culture and campaigned for educational reform in Hong Kong; his contributions and influence to the Hong Kong legal sector and greater community is surely indisputable.
In 1992, as one of the founding partners, Chen Wen founded Zhonglun Law Firm. In 2004, Chen Wen left Zhonglun to establish the current Zhonglun W&D Law Firm. In 2016, Asian Legal Business ranked Zhonglun W&D Law Firm as the top 10 law firm in “Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms”.
On October 29th 2016, P.C. Woo & Co Solicitors’ ex-Chairman Mr. Moses Cheng was awarded the Golden Bauhinia Star along with then Chief Secretary for Administration Ms. Carrie Lam (current Chief Executive of Hong Kong), the highest honor bestowed upon a citizen in Hong Kong SAR.
In 2016, P.C. Woo & Co. Solicitors and Zhonglun W&D Law Firm joined hands to establish P.C.WOO & ZHONGLUN W.D.LLP in Shenzhen. The association firm is amongst the first batch of Guangdong-Hong Kong association firms approved by the Ministry of Justice, pioneering a platform where lawyers qualified in Mainland China and Hong Kong will work under the same firm.
On December 2016, Zhonglun W&D Law Firm and P.C. Woo & Co. Solicitors established the Global Law Alliance (GLA), the first worldwide legal alliance lead by a Chinese law firm.
In the morning of June 12, 2019, Zhonglun W&D Law firm, GLA, P.C. Woo & Zhonglun W.D. LLP jointly organized “The third anniversary of the P.C. Woo & Zhonglun W.D. LLP and the unveiling ceremony of the Economic and Legal Development Research Centre for GuangDong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”.
The ceremony was successfully held at the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Dream Factory Building No.2 and over 100 business representatives and lawyers participated in the ceremony.
Leaders from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao made speeches on the topic of international economic status, development status of the Greater Bay Area, the future integration and development of the three areas, and the significance of the establishment of a Research Centre.