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Catherine FUNG

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Year of call: 1987 (England and Wales), 1987 (Hong Kong), 1988 (High Court of Australia), 1991 (NT, Australia)

I have been conducting criminal cases throughout my practice especially on commercial fraud. I also handle cases on proceeds of crime such as restraint order applications, the release of restrained funds and the confiscation of the proceeds of crime.

CONTACT

catherine.fung@giltchambers.com

Direct Phone Number: +852 6132 0811

Practice Areas:

Legal Qualifications:

2005, LLM (Chinese and Comparative Law), City University of Hong Kong.
2002, LLB, Peking University, PRC
LLB, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom

Academic Qualifications:

2014, The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists ("ACAMS")
BA, University of Manitoba, Canada

Memberships:

Member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”), USA.

Languages spoken:

English, Cantonese

Cases involved in:

In 2001, I handled the “Bank of China” case which was completed in 2011 when the restraint order against the Respondents were discharged. This was the first case in the legal history of Hong Kong that the evidence was obtained in Mainland China by way of letter of request. After that, I handled further cases, the evidence of which was also obtained in similar way in Mainland China and by mutual legal assistance in Australia and Denmark.

In 2006, I was one of the assessors of the Assessment Team of Asia Pacific Group on the assessment of the anti-money laundering measures of Mongolia.

Archbold Hong Kong

Dr. Gerard “Gerry” McCoy SBS QC SC (General Editor (2004)) and Catherine FUNG (Contributing Editor) and Emma Tsang (Contributing Editor (2011 - present)) and Vicky Chung (Contributing Editor) and Daniel Hui (Contributing Editor (2014 - present)) and Azan Marwah (Contributing Editor (2015 - present))

2019

I conducted presentations, seminars and talks on The asset forfeiture in Hong Kong not only in Hong Kong, but also in other jurisdictions like Shanghai, Hangzhou in Mainland China, Indonesia, Australia and England.

 

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