Harvey Law Group

Immigration and Business Law Firm in Hong Kong

Harvey Law Group

Units 2505-6, 25/F, China Online Centre
333 Lockhart Road, Wanchai

Hong Kong

Phone+852 2116 1333
Fax +852 2116 1332

Website www.harveylawcorporation.com
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Law Firm Overview

Harvey Law Group (HLG) was founded in 1992 by Jean François Harvey. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the firm has maintained a presence throughout Asia, South America, and the Middle East since early beginnings.
Today it has evolved into a leading Canadian multinational immigration and business law firm. HLG has developed a worldwide reputation of excellence by providing sophisticated legal representation to businesses and individuals.

For over 25 years Harvey Law Group has provided the highest caliber of legal and investment based immigration advice throughout the globe. This expertise makes HLG a qualified and safe choice for government entities wanting to review their foreign investment programs in order to support economic and social development. In the area of business law, specifically in the Asia-Pacific region, HLG handles matters ranging company formation to opening branch offices worldwide.

With offices notably in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Yangon, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Manila, Montreal, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada and St. Kitts & Nevis, along with a regional and international network, HLG has an extensive team that can provide exceptional support to a diverse global clientele.

Harvey Law Group recognizes the ever-changing world and embraces it. With its international presence and its expertise in business and immigration matters, HLG’s service is built on the cornerstones of strength, reliability, and integrity. Embracing change, a global presence, and a 25-year history, all combine to make Harvey Law Group both a pioneering veteran and a grounded progressive.

Year this Office was Established: 1992

Languages: French, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Thai, Tagalog, Filipino & Urdu.

Areas of Law


Jean François Harvey Mr. Jean François Harvey
Managing Partner
Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship

Bastien Trelcat Mr. Bastien Trelcat
Business Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Taxation, Immigration, Investment Law


David Comtois Mr. David Comtois
Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Immigration

Guillaume Matz Mr. Guillaume Matz
Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Investment Law

Pinyapa Pichaipalakorn Ms. Pinyapa Pichaipalakorn
Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Investment Law

Amelia Polisano Mrs. Amelia Polisano
Family Law, Immigration, International Law, Labor, Probate

Chonnacha Saengsai Ms. Chonnacha Saengsai
Business Law, Commercial Law, Contracts, Investment Law, Property Law


Steve Corbin Mr. Steve Corbin
Legal Consultant
Commercial Law, Employment, Family Law, Labor

Elisabeth Dumais Ms. Elisabeth Dumais
Articling Student
Estate Planning, Family Law, Immigration, International Law, Tax

Samuel Harvey Mr. Samuel Harvey
Legal Marketing Consultant
Communication, Marketing Law, Media



  • Quebec Bar
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Ministry of Justice of Vietnam
  • Lawyers' Council of Thailand

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Articles Published by Harvey Law Group

 Investing in Real Estate Overseas

Insights on how to combine Real Estate & Citizenship

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 Harvey Law Group Launches new website

(Hong Kong, 15th May 2017) Harvey Law Group (HLG) , a global law firm, has unveiled its new website. The new website highlights the firm’s expertise and its client-focused values, which provides users with an interactive and unique experience.

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 Border Crossing: Jean-François Harvey on Immigration Law

Helping businesses and employees cut through the red tape. With globalisation has come a greater diffusion of people, including professionals, moving across borders to work. Negotiating the niceties of immigration law is an often arduous task, resulting in an even greater call for competent immigration lawyers. Jean-François Harvey of Harvey Law Group gives an overview.

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 Common Reporting Standard: Are We Finally Seeing the End of Tax Evasion in Participating Countries?

The Common Reporting Standard (the "CRS") was developed in response to the request of the G20 to fight against tax evasion and call on jurisdictions and their financial institutions to automatically exchange information among them on an annual basis. CRS was finally approved by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Council on 15 July 2014 and came into force on January 1, 2017 among most of those jurisdictions which decided to implement it.

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 The Irish Immigrant Investor/ Entrepreneur Program: A Path to Permanent Residence & European Citizenship

The European market remains one of the leading alternatives for foreign investors wishing to expand businesses.

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 US sanctions on Myanmar lifted: Effects on the EB-5 Visa

The US has finally lifted all remaining sanctions against Myanmar on 7 October 2016. President Obama signed an Executive Order terminating the national emergency with respect to Myanmar, revoking the Myanmar sanctions Executive Orders, and waiving other statutory blocking and financial sanctions on Myanmar.

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 Update on France Investors’ Program: One Additional Year Granted to Investors

On March 7, 2016, the new law “Droit de Séjour des Etrangers” was enacted and created the “Passport Talent”. The new law sets out new conditions for foreign investors to obtain a resident card to settle down with their family in France.

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 Update on Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program

There are immediate changes to the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program that will be of benefit to all applicants.

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 Thailand Board of Investment– International Headquarters and International Trading Centres

Thailand’s reputation is that of a business-friendly country and together with foreign investment has made it a leading centre of trade in Southeast Asia. Thailand has emerged as an internationally recognized destination for service and industry sectors with tax incentives, well-developed infrastructure, cost-effective workforce as well as ideal geographic location.

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 Thailand Elite Programs – New Long Stay Visas

Thailand Elite has launched new long stay visa programs.

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 Studying Abroad, More than an Investment

Crossing borders leads to many opportunities. The world is nowadays a smaller place where you can emphasize mobility and have a multi-cultural life, consequently improving your background and your possibilities.

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 The Importance of an Overseas Education – the EB-5 solution for Southeast Asia

Thinking “out of the box” in a globalized world is a vital asset in understanding the diversity of client needs. The cornerstone of our current business market, either national or international, is based on efficiency. New challenges are coming up every day and there is increasing competition in many fields.

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 Myanmar Opening to the World

In November 2015, Myanmar had held a successful national election, which was a significant milestone towards a transparent and stable government.

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 Start-up Visa Program Growing and Successful

As of May 2, 2016, 51 entrepreneurs are now Canadian permanent residents through Canada’s Start-up Visa Program. These individuals (and their designated organizations) are responsible for 26 new start-up ventures in Canada.

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Videos Provided by Harvey Law Group

The Start up Visa program - An alternative path to Canada

The interview between Jean-Francois Harvey and David Comtois outlines different factors, variables and requirements for the Start-up Visa program.

Investing in EB-5 – minimizing the risk

The interview outlines different factors and variables to take into consideration when one plans to invest in a EB-5 Project, as well as different ways to minimize the risk of investing in the United States through the EB-5.

Investing in EB-5 – minimizing the risk (Vietnamese)

The interview outlines different factors and variables to take into consideration when one plans to invest in a EB-5 Project, as well as different ways to minimize the risk of investing in the United States through the EB-5.

Investment Immigration Summit 2016 - Bangkok Edition

Investment Immigration Summit 2016 - Hong Kong Edition

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