Called to the Bar in HK in 2016

Eddie H.F. Ng

Call

Hong Kong 2016

Education

B.S.Sc. (Government and Public Administration) CUHK
Juris Doctor CUHK
P.C.LL. CUHK

Practice profile

After a successful completion of his pupillage with Mr Valentine Yim, Mr Paul Leung, Mr Alan Ng, Mr Eugene Yim and Ms Amanda Li, Eddie joined our Chambers in 2016 and commenced his practice.

Eddie has a broad practice which covers all aspects of civil matters, including commercial litigation, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency matters, matrimonial disputes and personal injury claims (both PI & EC claims). He has appeared before the District Court and the Court of Instance, both as sole counsel and as a junior counsel.

Eddie is developing a broad criminal practice and has experience in handling cases involving offences such as sexual offences, criminal intimidation, theft, conspiracy to defraud, possession/ trafficking in dangerous drugs breach of conditions of stay and assault.

Eddie is currently acting for nine of the applicants (led by Mr Abraham Chan S.C. and Ms Maggie Wong SC) as junior counsel in HKSAR v Li YP & Ors (CACC 425/2015), an unprecedented case prosecuting “tou ding” (套丁).  

Eddie has experience in conducting various types of disciplinary board proceedings and administrative appeal board hearings, including the Medical Council of Hong Kong, Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong, Registered Fire Service Installation Contractors Disciplinary Board and Administrative Appeals Board.

Selected Cases

Civil

Lau Chi Sum v Lau Chi Lam & Anor[2020] 5 HKLRD 545

Acted for the two defendants and successfully resisted the Plaintiff’s application for costs. This case involves discussions regarding legal principles of the “without prejudice rule” and “wasted costs”.

Yam Lai Chau v Yam Hing Kuen [2019] 3 HKLRD 547

Acted for the defendant and successfully defended the plaintiff’s personal injuries claim. This case involves discussions regarding the application/ effect and evidential value of previous criminal conviction in a civil case.

Tang Kim Yu v Tang Kwan Tak [2019] HKCFI 1665

Acted for the plaintiff and successfully applied the order under Order 45 of the Rules of the High Court. This case involves enforcement of judgment.

LWF v WST [2021] HKFC 164

Acted for the respondent. This case involves division of matrimonial assets, liabilities and conduct.

蔡志偉 對辛瑞鑫[2019] HKDC 1608

Acted for the plaintiff. This case concerns breach of tenancy agreement and assessment of damages.

Criminal

HKSAR v Li YP & Ors (CACC 425/2015) (led by Mr Abraham Chan S.C. and Ms Maggie Wong S.C.)

Acting for nine of the applicants in the case; applying leave to appeal against conviction and sentence from the Court of Appeal.

HKSAR v Ho LS & Anor[2019] HKCA 1306 (led by Mr M.K. Wong S.C.)

Acted for the 2nd appellant in the case; appealed against conviction and sentence. This case concerns “fei ding” (飛丁) and “offering advantage to an agent”.

HKSAR v Tang MT[2021] HKCFI 184 (appeared together with Ms Amanda Li)

Acted for the 3rd appellant; appealed against conviction and sentence. This case concerns the charge of “misconduct in public office”. Appeal allowed and conviction quashed.

HKSAR v Chan SY(HCMA 298/2016)

Acted for the Appellant. This case concerns the charge of “outraging public decency”.

Others

Re: 楊國榮 (AAB 23/2020)

Acted for the person bound and made submissions in relation to the jurisdiction of the administrative appeal board.

Re: Dr Mak TW (MC 16/245)

Acted for one of the doctors involved. This case concerns the use of restrainer.

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