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Year of call: 2007 (England and Wales), 2009 (Hong Kong)

Emma (曾子晴) is a general practitioner, in both civil and criminal litigation. She accepts instructions in a wide range of practice areas.

In the area of criminal law, Emma has a solid grounding in all aspects of criminal trial and appellate work. She has experience in conducting all manner of trials, pleas, mitigations, bail applications and bind-overs.

Emma has a broad civil practice, with particular emphasis on commercial litigation, contractual disputes, matrimonial law, medical negligence and personal injuries.

In the area of matrimonial law, Emma has experience in conducting matters in relation to divorce, ancillary relief, and child custody.

Emma has been instructed to appear in the Court of Final Appeal, the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Family Court, the Medical Council, and the Magistrates’ Courts. She has also advised in mediation matters and has appeared as counsel in mediations.

Emma served pupillage with Mr. Alexander King SC, Mr. Russell Coleman SC, Mr. Kumar Ramanathan SC, Mr. Raymond Leung SC and Mr. James Thomson.

Legal Qualifications:

2008, PCLL, The University of Hong Kong
2007, BVC, Nottingham Law School, United Kingdom
2006, LLB (Honours), University of Durham, United Kingdom

Academic Qualifications:

2014, HKMAAL Accredited Mediator
2010, CEDR Accredited Mediator

Languages spoken:

English, Cantonese

Cases involved in:

Nancy Ann Kissel v HKSAR (2010) 13 HKCFAR 27; [2010] 2 HKLRD 435
Appeared as junior counsel in Mrs. Kissel’s successful appeal of her conviction for the Hong Kong murder of her Merrill Lynch banker husband in 2003.

LKW v DD (2010) 13 HKCFAR 537; [2010] 6 HKC 528
Appeared as junior counsel in an appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, which determined Hong Kong’s approach to the division of matrimonial assets.

HKSAR v Chan Pak Hoe, Pablo (2012) 15 HKCFAR 244
Appeared as junior counsel in an appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, which determined whether a magistrate had power under s.104 to review sentence while a review against conviction was pending.

Chan Mei Yiu, Paddy & Another v Secretary for Justice & Others HCAL 16-19 of 2007
Appeared as junior counsel, in judicial review proceedings in Hong Kong to challenge the execution of mutual legal assistance search warrants in Hong Kong by Italian prosecutors.

HKSAR v Amina Mariam Bokhary HCMA 960/2010
Appeared as junior counsel in the High Court on an emergency bail application for the defendant.

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

Hong Kong Personal Injury Service

Emma Tsang (Contributing Editor (2012 - present))

2020

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