Cherry HuiBack to Barrister search
Year of call: 1999 (Hong Kong)
Cherry is experienced in handling all aspects of criminal trial litigation. This includes negotiating plea bargains, defending accused persons at trial as well as presenting appeals in the High Court and Court of Appeal.
Cherry was admitted to practice in 1999. In her earlier career, Cherry worked as a company secretary for accounting firms. Cherry obtained her LL.B. from the University of Buckingham, and then took PCLL at the City University of Hong Kong. In her private practice, she was involved in a wide variety of criminal and civil cases.
Cherry has taught Company Law, Commercial Law, Land Law, Legal Issues in Nursing, Criminal Law and Trial Advocacy at different institutions, e.g. the Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education and the Hong Kong Management Association, for over ten years. She has been a speaker on different legal issues at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Productivity Council. She has also participated in different continuing legal education events as a speaker in criminal procedure.
In 2008, Cherry was appointed as a Deputy Special Magistrate. This gave her the opportunity to gain valuable experience, and from 2011 she was appointed as a Deputy Magistrate. Cherry successfully handled thousands of court cases as a Deputy Judicial Officer until she finished that appointment in November 2014 and resumed her practice.
PCLL, City University of Hong Kong
LLB, University of Buckingham
Judicial/Statutory Body or Other Appointments:
2011, Deputy Magistrate
2008, Deputy Special Magistrate