Mr Ravenscroft has for many years had a broad general practice. Now he focuses on notarial work and mediation. He is a mediator accredited with the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Law Society of Hong Kong and CEDR.
David has both attended and conducted numerous seminars, lectures and workshops on mediation and has written on mediation for Hong Kong Lawyer and Asia Dispute Review. He has also attended an internship at mediation offices in California.
He is a member of the CEDR Asia Pacific Group. As a result of this, whilst he remains happy to accept appointments from other sources, CEDR Asia Pacific administers all mediations he undertakes.
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Born in London, United Kingdom
1976 - Admitted in England and Wales
1982 - Admitted in Hong Kong
1985 - Set up David Ravenscroft & Co. and began practice as sole-practitioner
1988 - Appointed Notary Public
2005 - Became Accredited Mediator
2006 - Registered as Civil Celebrant of Marriage
2019 - International General Mediator accredited with the Law Society of Hong Kong
Since 2020 - Ravenscroft & Schmierer, Partner, Notary and Mediator
Solicitor in Hong Kong
Ravenscroft & Schmierer
22/F, Bupa Centre,
141 Connaught Road West,
Sai Ying Pun, Western District,
Cell +852 9406 4111
Tel +852 2388 3899
Fax +852 2385 2696
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