Called to the Bar in HK in 2004

Amanda W.Y. Lee

Call

England & Wales 2004
Hong Kong 2004

Education and Accreditation

Accredited Mediator (General) Hong Kong International Arbitration Center 2011
BVC College of Law, London 2004
LL.B. (Hons) University of East Anglia, UK 2002

Practice Profile

Local bilingual practitioner

Appearing as advocate in all levels of Court in Hong Kong for both civil and criminal matters. At the same time engaged in advisory and drafting works regularly

Appointment and services

Deputy Magistrate 2016

Other experience

Experience in Criminal Cases

Extensive experience in white collar crimes: ICAC and CCB investigated crimes, corruption, LC fraud, conspiracy to defraud, money laundering, false accounting, using false instruments; other criminal cases including trafficking in dangerous drugs, sexual, industrial summons, immigration, trademarks and C & E cases.

Selected cases

HIGH COURT CRIMINAL PRACTICE (JURY TRIAL)

 

  1. HKSAR v Hung Ching Pui, HCCC 113/2012

Defended a complicated commercial fraud case in a High Court jury trial. All the charges laid against the D8 were acquitted on a unanimous verdict. This case involved complicated experts’ evidence on money flow and false transactions. The trial lasted for over 60 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v Tsang Tsz Kin, HCCC 64/2015

Defended a trafficking in dangerous drugs case in a High Court jury trial. D was acquitted on an unanimous verdict. This case involved complicated legal issue on disclosure of acquittal of defence witness. The trial lasted for 13 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v. Tsang Chung Man, HCCC 361/2015

Defended a trafficking in dangerous drugs case in a High Court jury trial. D was acquitted on an unanimous verdict. The trial lasted for 7 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v Wong Chi Hung, HCCC 478/2016

Defended a trafficking in dangerous drugs case in a High Court jury trial. D was acquitted on an unanimous verdict. This is a retrial case which lasted for 11 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v Cheung Chi Wong, HCCC 137/2014

Defended a conspiracy in trafficking case and conducted a voir dire lasted for 10 days in High Court.

 

 

DISTRICT COURT CRIMINAL PRACTICE

 

  1. HKSAR v Lau Wah DCCC 46/2014

Defended a fraud case in the District Court. The trial lasted for over 10 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v Liu Shaohui DCCC 852/2013

Defended a money laundering case in the District Court. The trial lasted for over 10 days.

 

  1. HKSAR v Chan Yun Sum DCCC 596/2015

Defended one of the Defendants in the District Court case which was investigated by ICAC against an insurance agent and another defrauding insurance company.

 

  1. Prosecuted and defended various criminal cases in Magistrates’ Courts.

 

 

Selected criminal cases working with leading Senior Counsel\

 

  1. HKSAR v Lu Da Yong and others DCCC 127/2005 (2005-2008)

Defended in a corruption and conspiracy to defraud case led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC. It involved a stay application based on infringement of professional legal privilege.

 

  1. Re Lu Dayong CACV 139/2008 HCAL 45/2008

Made application for matters in relation to Article 35 of the Basic Law of HKSAR and Article 14 of the Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance Cap.383 led by Mr Denis Chang SC.

 

  1. HKSAR v Agnes Wong Kin Yee (2008)

Defended a case of false accounting investigated by the ICAC in the District Court led by Counsel Mr Wong Man Kit SC.

 

  1. HKSAR v Chan Siu & Others (2007)

Defended a case of copyright offence and money laundering in the District Court led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC. All charges were cleared.

 

  1. HKSAR v Kwok Shun On CACC 369/2005

Led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC in the aforesaid criminal appeal in the Court of Appeal.

 

  1. HKSAR v Lau Chun Kit HCMA 34/2012

Led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC in the aforesaid criminal appeal on an appeal of indecent assaults charges.

 

  1. HKSAR v Cheung Man Lai HCMA 338/2016

Jointly represented the Applicant with another Counsel on an appeal of an indecent assault charge.

 

 

Experience in civil cases

Appearance for the Defence and the Plaintiff for hearings of common law claims, personal injuries, employees’ compensations, lands disputes, matrimonial, contract claims, IP, company winding up and capital reduction for a listed company, Mental Health Ordinance Part IV applications.

 

 

Selected civil cases

 

COMMON LAW CLAIMS

 

  1. Tong Siu Wai v Poon Wing Fu [2012] 5 HKLRD 407, HCPI 44/2009

Appeared for trial proceedings and resisting an appeal.

 

  1. Chan To Ning v Tsui Yu Ming, HCPI 849/2009 & CACV 262/2013

Appeared for trial and resisting a leave for appeal and applying for security for costs for appeal.

 

  1. Advisory works and drafting works on Personal Injuries for over 100 cases.

 

ADMIRALTY

  1. Forsa Multimedia v C&C Logistics (HK) Ltd, DCCJ 3467/2009,

HCMP 683/2011

Appeared for leave for appeal in a shipping matter.

 

COMMERCIAL AND COMPANY LAW

  1. Appeared for a Petition of Capital reduction of a listed company in High Court.

 

  1. Advisory works regarding legal issues of an IPO; Money Lenders Ordinance Cap 136; commercial contracts and agreements for listed companies.

 

  1. Appeared for a listed company for an urgent Injunctive Action with leading Counsel Mr Clive Grossman.

 

 

LAND

  1. Appeared for various interlocutory injunctive matters in relation to land and property disputes in High Court involving severance and Partition Ordinance.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES

 

  1. Represent a famous martial art master in a trademark dispute case.

 

 

Experience in mediation

Conducted various mediations as a mediator for commercial, property and land related disputes.

 

 

Other related experience

Represented Claimants in CAT cases.

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