About Jody Sin
Jody Sin is a lawyer and a mediator based out of Hong Kong. She is also the director of Resolution Mediation Consultants, Ltd. and a distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators. Ms. Sin is a member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and Hong Kong Law Society. She has substantial experience handling commercial litigation, building management disputes, property litigation, arbitration, and cases in a number of other areas.
As a solicitor, Ms. Sin has worked in major international law firms where she specialized in civil litigation and has significant experience in a wide range of commercial disputes. Beginning in October of 2011, Ms. Sin started a full-time mediation practice where she mediates a broad array of disputes. She is also a mediation trainer where she teaches accredited mediator courses as well as courses and programs on mediation and negotiation.
Ms. Sin was a senior associate in the Litigation and Regulatory Group (LRG) in an international law firm. She practiced general commercial litigation and advised clients on a wide range of commercial disputes including contentious employment matters, joint venture and shareholders disputes, contracts, property, defamation, and personal injuries as well as health and safety litigation.
Beginning in 2006, Ms. Sin moved to the role of professional support lawyer of the LRG. She designed, implemented, and maintained a standard document and knowhow system for the use of lawyers in the practice group. She also developed and implemented different training programs for practitioners at all levels and taught in-house training sessions. She was promoted to be the senior professional support lawyers and remained so until she left the firm to commence her mediation practice.
Ms. Sin received her first mediation accreditation from the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) in 2001. Sine then, she has been accredited by the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Ltd (HKMAAL), and the Law Society of Hong Kong (LSHK).
Apart from local accreditation, Ms. Sin has received certification and accreditation from distinguished institutions outside Hong Kong, including the International Mediation Institute (IMI), and Qianhai International Litigation and Mediation Centre under Quanhai Court in the People’s Republic of China. She is also a panel mediator of the United Nations Office of the Ombudsman, a Global Mediation Panelist, and worked on the Mediation Mechanism and Investment Agreement between HKSAR and Mainland China under Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement.
Ms. Sin has successfully mediated a broad spectrum of disputes, including employment, discrimination and workplace issues, professional indemnity claims involving solicitors, barristers, doctors and accountants, shareholders and partnership disputes, defamation, intellectual property, personal injuries, probate disputes, and financial disputes in matrimonial matters.
Who’s Who Legal: Mediation (2020) described Ms. Sin as “an established figure” in the Hong Kong market, renowned for conducting “excellent” facilitative and evaluative mediations.