Called to the Bar in HK in 2012

Victor Lui

Call

Hong Kong 2012

Education

LLB (Hons.) University of Exeter
LLM King’s College London
LLM (China Law) Peking University
PCLL The University of Hong Kong

 

Qualifications

Accredited Mediator Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Mediator (General Panel) Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL)
Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)

Appointment and services

Appointments

Consultant

(Hong Kong Law)

   Zhejiang Tengfei Jinying Law Firm, P.R.C.
Editor
China Guiding Cases Project, School of Law, University of Stanford, U.S.A.
Editor
Basic Law Landmark Cases Promotional Campaign, Hong Kong
Member (2016-2017)
Special Committee on China Practice Development, Hong Kong Bar Association

Scholarships

Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship 2011

Publications

Editor Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong (Arbitration) (2012 Update)
Editor Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong (Arbitration) (2016 Update)
Editor Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong (Civil Aviation)
Editor Annotated Ordnances of Hong Kong (ICAC Ordinance)
Editor Annotated Ordnances of Hong Kong (Theft Ordinance)
Editor Annotated Ordnances of Hong Kong (Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance)
Editor Annotated Ordnances of Hong Kong (Costs in Criminal Cases Ordinance)

Practice profile

Victor practices both criminal and civil litigation. He joined Wong Man Kit SC’s Chambers in 2017 after five years at Liberty Chambers, which he joined in 2012 upon completion of his pupillages with Ms. Charlotte Draycott SC, Mr. Graham Harris SC, Ms. Lisa Remedios, Mr. Lawrence Ng and Mr. Richard Leung.

Victor has experience in being involved in the defence of criminal cases in the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the District Court and the Magistrates’ Courts. He has also prosecuted for the DOJ at the High Court and in the Magistrates’ Courts. In recent years his practice has focused on white collar cases such as money-laundering, complex commercial fraud and SFC regulatory matters.

Victor has a broad civil practice in a variety of practice areas. He is regularly instructed in his core practice areas of construction law, defamation law, matrimonial matters, land disputes, shipping law and costs/taxation matters. He has appeared at the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the District Court, the Family Court and the Lands Tribunal (both as sole counsel and being led as a junior counsel).

Victor is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and is listed on the Hong Kong Bar Association’s List of Mediators and the General Mediator Panel of the HKMAAL. He has been appointed as a mediator in various matters, including multi-party commercial disputes, company disputes, construction disputes, matrimonial disputes and property disputes.

Victor is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is the editor of the 2012 and 2016 updates of the Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong (Arbitration). He has acted as Counsel in various arbitrations involving shipping matters.

Victor can conduct cases and draft pleadings in both English and Chinese. He speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Putonghua.

Language

Fluent in Cantonese, English and Putonghua.

Selected Cases

Criminal Litigation

HKSAR v Kim and others (ESCC 654/2017)

Acting for the 2nd and 3rd Defendants in a case involving charges of breach of condition of stay and practicing medicine without a licence

 

HKSAR v Lew (STS 772/2016)

Acted for the Defendant against a charge of unlawful occupation of unleased land. The Defendant was acquitted of the charge.

 

HKSAR v Wong and others (KCCC 3903/2014)

Acted for the Defendant in a case involving a charge of “being engaged in Aggressive Commercial Practices” defined in s.13F of the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (Cap. 362)

 

HKSAR v Yuen and another (KCCC 4079/2014)

Acted for the Defendant in a case involving charges of aiding and abetting a breach of condition of stay and operating a guesthouse without a certificate of exemption or a licence

 

HKSAR v Wang (HCCC 256/2012)

Acted for the Prosecution in a case involving charges of rape and possession of a dangerous drug (led by Ms. Lisa Remedios)

 

Re ECCIL

Acted for the Company in Restraint Order proceedings

 

Commercial Litigation

FCL China Development Pte Ltd and anor. v Lai Yuen Ling and others (FAMV 40/2015)

Acted for the Defendants in leave application to the Court of Final Appeal in dispute regarding settlement deeds in the sums of US$5.7M and RMB 0.79M (led by Mr. John Scott S.C.)

 

Kinetics Medical and Health Group Limited and ors. v Dr. Tse Ivan Cheong Yau (HCA 1115/2010)

Acted for the Defendant against a claim by a medical corporation regarding the outstanding purchase price of a medical clinic (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng).

 

Beijing Corporation Investment Limited (in Liquidation) v Sui Ka Man (HCA 2551/2014)

Acting for the Defendant against claims in the sum of HK$5M (led by Mr. Anson Wong S.C.)

 

Chan Yuen Tung v Ko Kin Hang (HCA 1864/2013)

Acting for the Defendant in dispute regarding subscription agreement for shares in a listed company

 

Re Ocean Ever Company Limited (HCA 1821/2014)

Acted for the Defendant in case involving money had and received/unjust enrichment

 

Re Oceanwin Global Limited (HCA 1886/2014)

Acting for the Defendant in case involving alleged shareholder’s loan to company

 

Re China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Limited (HCA 1412/2013)

Acted for the 2nd Defendant in case involving alleged breach of director’s duties

 

Re Jiang Hong Yan and another (HCA 2673/2017)

Acting for the Plaintiffs in an action for specific performance of a contract and application for interim injunctive relief

 

Re Lu Young De (HCA 1501/2017)

Obtained injunctive relief for the plaintiff in a trust property dispute (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng)

 

Re American Lighting Inc (HCA 1352/2016)

Obtained injunctive relief for a USA company in an email fraud case.

 

Re IBoss Business Consultation Limited (DCCJ 4623/2014)

Acting for the Defendant in dispute arising from sale of business

 

Re Rise Honest International Limited (HCA 2018/2014)

Acting for the Plaintiff in setting aside application

 

Re Ego Finance Limited (DCCJ 5142/2015)

Acting for the Plaintiff in setting aside application

 

Re Ego Finance Limited (DCCJ 2810/2012)

Acted for the Plaintiff in setting aside application

 

Re World International Development (BVI) Limited (HCA 1482/2010)

Advising the liquidators in shares dispute

 

Companies Litigation

Re DBI Innovations Limited (HCCW 204/2015)

Acted for the Petitioner in Winding Up Petition.

 

Re Tes Asia Pacific Limited (HCCW 202/2014)

Acted for the Respondents in Winding Up Petition/application for injunction

 

Re Pasco (Hong Kong) Limited (HCA 2795/2016)

Acting for the 2nd and 3rd Defendants in a derivative action

 

Re KMK (HCMP 2812/2016)

Acted for the Plaintiff in application under s.631 of the Companies Ordinance

 

Re Umicore AG (HK) Limited

Acted for the Respondent in application under s.108(1)(a) of the Companies Ordinance

 

Re Winland Finance Limited

Acting for the Applicant in application under s.757 of the Companies Ordinance

 

Construction Litigation

Re Yutron Tech (Hong Kong) Limited (DCCJ 5735/2016)

Acting for the Plaintiff in contractual dispute over renovation project

 

Re Vicki Engineering Company Limited (DCCJ 991/2016)

Acting for the Plaintiff in contractual dispute over renovation project

 

Re Jingo Interior Design (Hong Kong) Limited (DCCJ 5576/2015)

Acting for the Plaintiff in contractual dispute over interior fitting out project

 

Re APS Construction Systems (International) Limited (DCCJ 1381/2015)

Acting for the Defendant in contractual dispute over construction project

 

Re Chubb Hong Kong Limited (DCCJ 2527/2012)

Acting for the Defendant in contractual dispute over fire system installation project

 

Costs/ Taxation

Big Island Construction (HK) Limited v Wu Yi Development Company Limited and others (HCA 1957/2005, HCA 714/2007 & HCA 886/2007)

Acted for the defendants in an application to seek costs against the director of the plaintiff personally (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng)

 

Re KC Ho & Fong (a firm) (HCMP 61/2014, HCA 2365/2013)

Acted for the Plaintiff in taxation proceedings against former solicitors arising from earlier matrimonial appeal proceedings. Successfully sought taxation of bills pursuant to s.67(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159).

 

Re Winston & Strawn (a firm) (HCMP1808/2014)

Acted for the Plaintiff in taxation proceedings against former solicitors. Obtained order for taxation of bills pursuant to s.67(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159).

 

Re Oldham, Li & Nie (a firm) (HCA 200/2014)

Acted for the Defendant in a summary judgment application involving costs disputes against former solicitors.

 

Re Joseph Leung & Associates (a firm) (HCMP 2046/2009)

Acted for an interested party seeking to set aside a Writ of Subpoena Duces Tecum.

 

Re Withers (a firm) (HCMP 1162/2016)

Acting for the firm in taxation proceedings against former client.

 

Re Ho & Ip (a firm) (HCMP 361/2013)

Acting for the Plaintiff in taxation proceedings against former solicitors

 

Re KCY (HCMC 11/2010)

Acting for the receiving party in taxation proceedings

 

Defamation

Chan Kwing Chiu and anor. v Chan Chi Kau (CACV 209/2012)

Acted for Plaintiffs in a defamation action in respect of owners’ committee disputes. Successful appeal against Defendant’s counterclaim (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng)

 

Dr. Chan Hin Keung Henry v Apple Daily Limited and ors. (CACV 100/2015; DCCJ 1474/2013)

Acting for the Plaintiff in a defamation action in respect of newspaper articles alleging involvement of Plaintiff in pyramid sales activities (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng)

 

Noble Group Limited v Arnaud Vagner and another (HCA 594/2015)

Acted for the Defendants in an action regarding conspiracy to use unlawful means and conspiracy to injure via publication of articles online (led by Mr. Lawrence Ng)

 

Re CHHS (DCCJ 1521/2015)

Acted for the Plaintiff in a defamation action regarding dispute in a local university.

 

Re LFS (DCCJ 5351/2017)

Acting for the Plaintiff in a defamation action regarding an article circulated to members of an interest group

 

Re TSF (DCCJ 4011/2017)

Acting for the Defendant in a defamation action regarding messages circulated in a discussion group of a shopping arcade

 

Employment Disputes

Ralf Schmidtke v Schmid China Limited (HCA 2458/2017)

Acting for the defendant in claim regarding outstanding salaries and rental allowance

 

Re Gold Field Property Agency Limited (DCCJ 4849/2014)
Obtained injunctive relief for a real estate agency against former employees who were in breach of their employment contracts

 

Intellectual Property

Re Hivi Co Ltd

Acted for the Owners in Trademark Revocation Application

 

Re Real Estate Agencies General Association

Passing Off action. Successfully sought relief from the Companies Registry which ordered the company name of another company to be changed.

 

Judicial Review

Re B (HCAL 31/2014)

Acted for the Applicant “B” and sought leave for judicial review against the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission

 

Re Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission     (HCAL 31/2014)

Acted for the applicant in seeking urgent relief against timetabling decision of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel of the Securities and Futures Commission

 

Land Disputes

Hau Gay Yau v Wong Muk Din (CACV 15/2014; DCCJ 1052/2010)

Acted for the Plaintiff in dispute over recovery of land. Successful appeal in Court of Appeal against judgment in the District Court.

 

Ng Hing Yau, Pakco Property Services Limited v Kong Art Limited (HCA 1367/2016)

Acting for the Plaintiffs in seeking injunctive relief against ex-manager of a shopping arcade

 

Kingfield Investment Limited v Pakco Property Services Limited, Ng Hing Yau (HCA 1536/2016)

Acting for the Defendants in dispute over common facilities of a shopping arcade (led by Mr. Raymond Tsui).

 

Kingfield Investment Limited v Pakco Property Services Limited, Ng Hing Yau (HCA 1536/2016)

Acting for the Defendants in injunction application regarding air-conditioning facilities of a shopping arcade (led by Mr. CY Li SC).

 

Re The Shek O Development Company Limited (HCMPs 101,102,110,111/2015 and HCMPs 1793, 1794, 1797/2000) [2017] 2 HKLRD 374

Acting for various defendants in claims for adverse possession of various properties at Shek O Village

 

Re RSIDL (HCMP 1893/2016)

Acting for the defendants in a mortgagee action regarding recovery of properties

 

Re LYMJ (HCMP 1901/2014)

Acting for the applicant for relief under s.8(2) of the Government Rights (Re-Entry and Vesting Remedies) ordinance

 

Re CWK (HCMP 2823/2013)

Acted for the Plaintiff and sought orders regarding application for adverse possession of a property

 

Re HK (HCA 1524/2017; DCCJ 3137/2017)

Acting for the Plaintiff in matter concerning properties held on trust

 

Re CST (HCA 788/2006)

Acting for the 3rd Defendant on matter concerning purchase of property

 

Re KKK/TOK (DCCJ 2031/2017)

Acting for the Plaintiffs in dispute over right of way

 

Re NCS/CSK (DCCJ 694/2014)

Acting for the defendants on matter concerning registration of lis pendens

 

Re Palking Limited (DCCJ 4395/2016)

Acting for the Plaintiff in claim for damages arising from water leakage

 

Re Ego Finance Limited (DCCJ 1446/2015)

Acted for the 2nd Defendant in land dispute

 

Re Incorporated Owners of San Po Kong Mansion (DCCJ 1229/2012; DCCJ 1270/2012)

Acted for the ex- Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the Incorporated Owners regarding allegations of misappropriation of funds

 

Re Casio Mansion (LDBM 173/2013; LDBM 213/2013)

Acted for the Applicant in respect of building management disputes

 

Re The State Theatre Building (LDBM 154/2015)

Acting for the Respondents in action against the Incorporated Owners and counterclaim for adverse possession

 

Re Hoi Hing Building (LDBM 185/2015)

Acted for the Respondent in action against the Incorporated Owners regarding water leakage

 

Re Shiu Fung Mansion (LDBM 341/2014)

Acted for the Respondents in action against the Incorporated Owners regarding use of alleged common area

 

 

Matrimonial

CSJ v CTK

Custody (led by Ms. Lisa Remedios)

 

TL v YSW aka WSY

Ancillary Relief (led by Ms. Lisa Remedios)

 

IMCL aka LMCI v FYF aka FFY

Maintenance pending suit and Ancillary Relief

 

WKY v CMY

Variation of maintenance

 

Personal Injuries

Re CTH

Advised the plaintiff in a High Court personal injuries action.

 

Probate

Re Estate of PF

Validity of will, grant of probate

 

Re Estate of TKC

Administration of estate

 

Re Estate of YSK

Rectification of will

 

Re Estate of LSK

Application for financial provision pursuant to Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents Ordinance)

 

Shipping

Re MVE

Acted for sub charterers and guarantors in shipping arbitration proceedings (LMAA Terms 2012)

 

Re MVG

Acted for sub charterers and guarantors in shipping arbitration proceedings (LMAA Terms 2012)

 

Re MVR

Acted for sub charterers and guarantors in shipping arbitration proceedings (LMAA Terms 2012)

 

Re MVYXX

Acted for the Respondents in shipping arbitration proceedings (LMAA Terms 2012)

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