Called to the Bar in HK in 2020

Lisa H. Y. Lam

Call

Hong Kong 2019

Education

BSocSc (Government & Laws) (Hons.) The University of Hong Kong
LL.B. (Hons) The University of Hong Kong
P.C.LL. The University of Hong Kong

Practice profile

Lisa joined Chambers in 2020 after completion of pupillage with Mr. M. K. Wong S.C., Mr. Tim Wong, Mr. Valentine Yim, Mr. Tony Ko, Mr. Peter Duncan S.C. and Ms. Catherine Wong.

Lisa is developing a broad criminal and civil practice, and has experience in matters spanning a wide spectrum of practice areas. She has appeared both in her own right and as a led junior in Magistrates’ Courts, District Court and the High Court.

Lisa has been involved in a wide range of criminal matters, with experience in areas such as misconduct in public office, white-collar crimes including money laundering and corruption, fraud, sexual offences, criminal damage, general and serious road traffic offences (including dangerous driving causing death), drug-related offences and immigration offences. She has also been instructed to attend legal visits at police stations, Immigration Department and Labour Department etc.

In her first year of practice, Lisa was led by Mr. M. K. Wong S.C. (and with Mr. Ronny Leung) to act for the 1st Defendant in a 85-day trial in District Court concerning misconduct in public office committed by three eye doctors in Caritas Medical Centre (HKSAR v Yau Shing Kin & Others DCCC 1092/2018).

On the civil side, Lisa has experience in handling cases in relaion to contractual disputes, trusts, land, contentious probate, family and personal injuries. She regularly appears in various interlocutory applications, including interlocutory injunctions and Mareva injunctions. Her recent case includes a successful application for a Mareva injunction order in the sum of around HKD$15 million against a debtor in the Court of First Instance (Yung Wai Man v Leung Kwok Pong [2020] HKCFI 2657) (with Mr. Roy Lau).

Lisa accepts instructions for both advocacy and advisory work in all areas of practice.

Language

Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Selected Cases

Criminal Cases

HKSAR v Yau Shing Kin & Others (DCCC 1092/2018) (led by Mr. M. K. Wong S.C. and with Mr. Ronny Leung): acted for the 1st Defendant in a 85-day trial in District Court concerning misconduct in public office committed by three eye doctors in Caritas Medical Centre

HKSAR v Lam Tsz Kwan (WKC 2142/2020): successful plea bargain for an O.N.E. (Offer-No-Evidence) bind-over order for a charge of criminal damage

HKSAR v Ho Kam Cheung (STC 1127/2020): successful plea bargain to reduce the charge from dangerous driving causing death to careless driving and the defendant was sentenced to community service order

Leung Chung-yan and HKSAR (HCCP 606/2019) (led by Mr. Peter Duncan S.C.): acted for the Applicant (the Defendant) for an appeal of bail application in the Court of First Instance

Civil cases

Yung Wai Man v Leung Kwok Pong [2020] HKCFI 2657 (with Mr. Roy Lau): successful application for a Mareva injunction against the debtor in the sum of around HK$15 million in the Court of First Instance

Polimax Spólka Z.O.O. and Mackt Trade Limited and The Hong Kong And Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HCA 1923/2018): successful application for a Garnishee Order Absolute against the Judgment Debtor in the sum of around HK$5 million in the Court of First Instance

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