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Adrian Lo 盧耀陽

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Year of call: 2017 (Hong Kong)

Adrian has a broad practice with a focus on probate and trusts, commercial, personal injuries, and land disputes.  

盧耀陽大律師執業範圍專注於遺囑和信託、商業、人身傷害和土地等爭議。

Adrian obtained his LLB and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong. He then pursued an LLM (specializing in Corporate and Commercial Law) at the London School of Economics, and graduated with distinction.

Before commencing full practice, he served as a judicial assistant at the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal from 2017 to 2018, and had the opportunity to assist Judges in conducting research, drafting memoranda, press summaries and other tasks.

He is able to conduct hearings and provide advice in both English and Chinese. He has appeared in different levels of Courts as a led junior and sole advocate. He also has experience in arbitration-related matters.

He is on the Legal Aid Panel. He also serves in the Duty Lawyer Scheme, the Legal Assistance Scheme for Non-refoulement Claimants, and the Free Legal Advice Scheme.

He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).

He is very passionate about the law and problem solving.

Outside of practice, he serves as member of the Hong Kong Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid Reform, STEP Contentious Trusts & Estates SIG Steering Committee, STEP Hong Kong Sub-Committee on Mental Health, Elder and Capacity Law, the STEP Hong Kong Sub-Committee on Dispute Resolution, and the panel of film censorship advisors established under s.6 of the Film Censorship Ordinance  (Cap. 392).

He is serving as a part time lecturer in tort law at the University of Hong Kong.

Adrian believes in continuous and thorough learning. He has completed STEP specialists qualifications with distinctions in International Trust Management (Diploma), Trust Disputes (Advanced Certificate), and Cross-Border Estates (Advanced Certificate). He obtained the STEP Excellence Awards 2022 recognising top-scoring students in the 2022 sittings of the Advanced Certificates in Trust Disputes and Cross-Border Estates.

He completed with distinction the Tribunal Secretary Training Programme offered by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). He also completed the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) and South China International Arbitration Center (Hong Kong) (SCIAHK) Dual Qualification Tribunal Secretary Training Program and assessments.

盧耀陽大律師於香港大學取得法學士學位(LLB)和法學專業證書(PCLL)後,在倫敦政治經濟學院攻讀法學碩士(專攻公司與商業法)(LLM)並以優異成績畢業。

開始執業前,他曾於2017至2018年期間擔任香港終審法院的司法助理,協助法官進行法律研究、起草備忘錄、新聞摘要和其他工作。

他能以英語和中文代表當事人出席聆訊和提供法律意見。他擁有代表當事人出席不同級別法院聆訊的經驗,以及代表當事人處理仲裁相關爭議的經驗。

他在法律援助律師名冊上,亦有參與當值律師計劃、免遣返聲請法律支援計劃和免費法律諮詢計劃。

他是國際信託及資產規劃學會(STEP)正式會員,也是英國特許仲裁司學會資深會員(FCIArb)。

他非常熱愛法律和解決問題。

除執業外,他擔任香港大律師公會法律援助改革常務委員會成員、STEP Contentious Trusts & Estates SIG Steering Committee成員、STEP 香港分會的 Sub-Committee on Mental Health, Elder and Capacity Law 和 Sub-Committee on Dispute Resolution 成員,並擔任根據香港法例第392章《電影檢查條例》第6條設立的香港電影檢查顧問小組成員。

他在香港大學擔任侵權法 (tort law) 兼職講師。

盧耀陽大律師相信持續而全面的學習。他以優異成績完成了STEP國際信託管理文憑、信託糾紛高級證書及跨境遺產高級證書課程。他獲得了 2022 STEP Excellence Awards,獎項表彰在信託糾紛及跨境遺產兩個高級證書課程取得最高分的各學員。

他以優異成績完成了香港國際仲裁中心(HKIAC)的仲裁庭秘書培訓計劃。他也完成了由深圳國際仲裁院(SCIA)和華南(香港)國際仲裁院(SCIAHK)共同推出的雙城兩院雙認證仲裁庭秘書培訓計劃及資格考核。

CONTACT

Email: [email protected]

Office: +852 2866 8233

Mobile: +852 9835 6053

Legal Qualifications:

LLM (Corporate and Commercial Law) (Distinction), London School of Economics and Political Science (2016)

PCLL, The University of Hong Kong (2015)

LLB, The University of Hong Kong (2014)

Diploma in International Trust Management (Distinction), Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) (2021), comprising the following examinations:
(1) Advanced Certificate in Trust Creation: Law and Practice (Distinction) (2020)
(2) Advanced Certificate in Company Law and Practice (Distinction) (2021)
(3) Advanced Certificate in Trust Administration and Accounts (Distinction) (2021)
(4) Advanced Certificate in Trustee Investment & Financial Appraisal (Distinction) (2021)

Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes (Distinction), STEP (2022)

Advanced Certificate in Cross-Border Estates (Distinction), STEP (2022)

CLT International CPD Module: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies (2022)

CIARB Accelerated Route to Membership Course and Examination (International Arbitration) (2020)

CIArb Accelerated Route to Fellowship Course and Award Writing Examination (International Arbitration) (2021)

HKIAC Tribunal Secretary Training Programme (Distinction) (2023)

Memberships:

Full Member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP)

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)

HKIAC Accredited Tribunal Secretary

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) & South China International Arbitration Center (Hong Kong) (SCIAHK) Dual Qualified Tribunal Secretary

Member of the Hong Kong Bar Association List of Arbitrators

Legal Aid Panel (November 2022-present)

Member of the Hong Kong Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid Reform

Member of the STEP Contentious Trusts & Estates SIG Steering Committee

Member of the STEP Hong Kong Sub-Committee on Mental Health, Elder and Capacity Law

Member of the STEP Hong Kong Sub-Committee on Dispute Resolution

Member of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong

Member of the Panel of Film Censorship Advisers (Hong Kong Film Censorship Authority)

Scholarships, prizes & honourable mentions:

STEP Excellence Awards (Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes and Advanced Certificate in Cross‑Border Estates) (2022)

Commercial Remedies, Top of the LLM Class (2015-2016)

Insolvency Law: Company Liquidation and Stakeholder Interests, Top of the LLM Class (2015-2016)

Complianceplus Consulting Limited Prize for Pro-Bono Work in Clinical Legal Education (2014-2015)

HKU Worldwide Exchange Scholarship (2012-2013)

Deans Honours List (2010-2011)

HKU Foundation Scholarships for Outstanding Students (2010-2011)

Judicial/Statutory Body or Other Appointments:

Part-time Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (Tort Law (2018-2021, 2022-present))

Part-time Lecturer, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong (International Arbitration Practice (PCLL)) (2023)

Part-time Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (Business Associations Law (2017-2020))

Part-time Lecturer, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong (Civil Procedure Law (JD) and Tort Law) (2018-2019)

Judicial Assistant, Court of Final Appeal (2017-2018)

Languages spoken:

English, Cantonese, Mandarin 英語、粵語、普通話

Cases involved in:

YEE SHONG LAI v YU KO HUNG [2023] HKCFI 2281
(as sole counsel)
Resisted an application for stay of execution.

ADT Hong Kong Limited v Projexasia Limited [2023] HKDC 949
(as sole counsel)
Obtained summary judgment against the defendant.

HCMP 372/2023
(as sole counsel)
Acted for the Plaintiff in obtaining a Norwich Pharmacal Order.

A Disciplinary Inquiry Under Section 9 of the Public Service (Administration) Order
(as sole counsel)
Acted as counsel for the Assisting Officer in the disciplinary inquiry.

LO KAI SHUI V HSBC INTERNATIONAL TRUSTEE LTD AND ORS (HCA 404/2018)
(led by Mr. Andrew Lynn, with Miss Fontanne Chu)
Acted for the Plaintiff, Mr. Lo Kai Shui, in the dispute involving the Lo Family Trust. 

Top One Global Holdings Ltd v Su Da and anor (HCA 406/2018)
(as sole counsel)
Applied for further security for costs.

NTT Data Hong Kong Ltd v Octo3 Ltd and anor (HCA 344/2020)
(led by Mr. Colin Wright)
Resisted a striking out application by the second defendant.

NTT Data Hong Kong Ltd v Octo3 Ltd and anor [2020] HKCFI 2336
(as sole counsel)
Applied for default judgment against the first defendant, including a declaration that proceedings have been compromised under a settlement agreement. Default judgment granted in subsequent renewed application.

Acted as junior counsel in a construction arbitration matter
(Led by Mr. Bernard Wu)

Madison Lab Ltd v Pu Tan and ors (HCMP 757/2019)
(led by Mr Andrew Lynn)
Attended the return date hearing led by Mr Andrew Lynn of the plaintiff’s application for an interim injunction restraining the defendants from presenting a winding-up petition.

Mo Rong v Sino Energy International Holdings Group Ltd (incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability) (HCCW 183/2019)
(as sole counsel)
Represented one of the creditors to attend court to support the petition.

Acumen Hong Kong Ltd v Future King Ltd & OR (HCCW 80/2022)
(as sole counsel)
Represented the company at the hearing on return date.

LO KING YEUNG V EDDIE CHU HOI DICK AND ANOR [2017] 4 HKLRD 723
(led by Mr. Jeffrey Tam)
Whether leave is required to appeal against a decision or order under section 14AA of the High Court Ordinance (Cap.4) and Order 59 Rule 21 of the Rules of the High Court (Cap.4A).

LO KING YEUNG V EDDIE CHU HOI DICK AND ANOR (UNREP., CAMP 18 & 19/2017, 6 NOVEMBER 2017)
(led by Mr. Jeffrey Tam)
Resisted the plaintiff’s applications for leave to appeal against decisions refusing to extend its time for payment of security under section 73 of the Legislative Council Ordinance (Cap.542).

HKSAR V MOALA ALIPATE [2019] 3 HKLRD 20, [2019] HKCA 537
(Led by Mr. Gerard McCoy SC and Ms Nisha Mohamed)
Right to interpreting facilities under Article 11 and right to a fair trial under Article 10 of the Hong Kong Bill of Rights.

HKSAR V CHAU YIU MING (2019) 22 HKCFAR 368, [2019] HKCFA 39
(Led by Mr. Andrew Bruce SC and Mr. Richard Donald)
Circumstances when a judge is required to direct jury on alternative verdicts.

Hong Kong Cases (HKC)

Dr. Nisha Mohamed (Case Reporter) and Alfred Y F Sit 薛有輝 (Case Reporter) and Private: Kim J McCoy (Case Reporter (2015 - present)) and Jacqueline K K Chan (Case Reporter) and Adrian Lo 盧耀陽 (Case Reporter) and (Case Reporter (2020 - present))

2020

Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest (HKLRD)

Daniel Hui (Consultant Editor (2012 - present)) and Adrian Lo 盧耀陽 (Case Reporter (2019 - present)) and (Case Reporter (2020 - present))

2020

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