|England & Wales||2004|
|Accredited Mediator (General)||Hong Kong International Arbitration Center||2011|
|BVC||College of Law, London||2004|
|LL.B. (Hons)||University of East Anglia, UK||2002|
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
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.
HIGH COURT CRIMINAL PRACTICE (JURY TRIAL)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Defended a conspiracy in trafficking case and conducted a voir dire lasted for 10 days in High Court.
DISTRICT COURT CRIMINAL PRACTICE
Defended a fraud case in the District Court. The trial lasted for over 10 days.
Defended a money laundering case in the District Court. The trial lasted for over 10 days.
Defended one of the Defendants in the District Court case which was investigated by ICAC against an insurance agent and another defrauding insurance company.
Selected criminal cases working with leading Senior Counsel\
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.
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.
Defended a case of false accounting investigated by the ICAC in the District Court led by Counsel Mr Wong Man Kit SC.
Defended a case of copyright offence and money laundering in the District Court led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC. All charges were cleared.
Led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC in the aforesaid criminal appeal in the Court of Appeal.
Led by Mr Wong Man Kit SC in the aforesaid criminal appeal on an appeal of indecent assaults charges.
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
Appeared for trial proceedings and resisting an appeal.
Appeared for trial and resisting a leave for appeal and applying for security for costs for appeal.
Appeared for leave for appeal in a shipping matter.
COMMERCIAL AND COMPANY LAW
Experience in mediation
Conducted various mediations as a mediator for commercial, property and land related disputes.
Other related experience
Represented Claimants in CAT cases.
General Civil and Chancery Practice
Judicial Review and Public Law
Personal Injuries and Employees’ Compensation
Mediation and ADR