Called to the Bar in HK in 2010

LEONA CHAN

Call

Hong Kong Bar 2010
Accredited as mediator by HKIAC 2013

Education and Awards

2008 LLB (Hons) University of Bristol, UK
(first class of honour in Intellectual Property)
2009 PCLL, University of Hong Kong
2010 Middle Temple Advocacy Training Scholarship

Language

2018 Deputy Magistrate (Kowloon City Magistrates’ Courts)
2018-2019 Deputy Magistrate (Eastern Magistrates’ Courts)

Practice profile

Leona is called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2010 and has since been developing a broad spectrum of practice in civil and criminal matters.  

Her civil practice predominately comprises commercial and contractual matters, intellectual property / passing off actions and defamation.  With solid foundation and experience, Leona is keen to be involved in cases of complex context such as Chinese temple, securities trading and transnational disputes. She regularly acts for clients on injunction matters.

Leona has acquired rich proficiency and is remarkably acquainted with police investigatory and trial procedures which becomes her clear asset in conducting defence case in all level of criminal courts. She is often briefed to defend for clients involved in ICAC and money laundering charges. She also represents clients for appeal cases in High Court and Court of Appeal, in disciplinary hearing such as medical council and regulatory tribunals.  

Leona represents clients under SFC investigation to answer written enquiries and attend investigation interview. She has been appointed as independent investigation committee in appraising possible misconduct and providing advice for company pending to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. 

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