Barristers

Year of call: 1998 (Hong Kong)

George’s practice covers a wide range of commercial litigation, companies, and shareholders’ disputes. He also focuses on land law, particularly adverse possession, and properties.

George graduated with a B.S. degree in Business from Indiana University, Bloomington in the United States in 1991.  He was placed on the Dean’s List in 1987 and 1988.  After gaining some experience in the commercial field, George read law and received the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong in 1997.

George has appeared as an advocate in all levels of the Court of Hong Kong.  Apart from civil trials and appeals, George often acts as defence counsel in criminal cases.

George is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a CEDR Accredited Mediator.

Cases involved in:

CHEUNG YAT FUK v. TANG TAK HONG AND OTHERS (2004) 7 HKCFAR 70, [2004] 2 HKLRD 86 (CFA); [2002] 3 HKLRD 743; HCMP 3265/1996.
Adverse Possession by way of receipt of rent

CHU WO HEUNG AND ANOTHER v. HUI LAI WA AND OTHERS, [2002] 3 HKLRD 209; HCPI 952/1996.
Personal Injuries / Fatal Accident case – Unincorporated Owners not liable

RE: CHIME CORPORATION LTD CACV 1948/2001
Late Nina Wang’s holding company – Dilution of Shares

CITY BASE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT LTD v. KAM KYUN TAK AND OTHERS, HCA 9676/2000 10 April 2002, 7 August 2002, Unreported
Committal Proceedings for Contempt – General Principles

FU KAI WA AND OTHERS HCA 3074/2001, HCA 904/2004
New Territories Small House Policy – Illegality – Anticipatory Breach of Contract – Damages

RE: PEARLDELTA GROUP LIMITED HCA 595/2008, HCA 818/2008
Private Equity – IPO – Convertible Bonds – Personal Guarantee void ab initio

Re a company, 2018
Main Board Listed Company – Board Fights – Injunctions

TSANG SIU TUNG v. THE INCORPORATED OWNERS OF ARGYLE HOUSE HCA 166/2012
Adverse Possession – Common Area

HKSAR v. (Defendant) DCCC 207/2019
Charge: Theft (Embezzlement); Alternative Charge: Using a False Instrument, 4-day trial, private, 15 November 2019, Acquitted.

HKSAR v. (Defendant) KTCC 1653/2019
Charge: Fighting in a Public Place, 1-day trial, 21 November 2019, trial began and charge dismissed.

HKSAR v. (Defendant) TMCC 2023/2018
Charge: Possession of Offensive Weapon, 6-day trial, private, 28 December 2018, Acquitted

Atkin’s Court Forms Hong Kong – Landlord and Tenant

George Lam (Contributing Editor)

2019

Halsbury’s Law of Hong Kong, 2nd Ed, Vol 41: Mortgages and Securities, 2019 Reissue

George Lam (Contributing Editor)

2019

Halsbury’s Law of Hong Kong, 2nd Ed. Vol 44: Rating, 2018 Reissue

George Lam (Contributing Editor)

2018

Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, 2nd Ed, Vol 2: Auction, 2020 Reissue

George Lam (Contributing Editor)

2020

The Annotated Ordinance of Hong Kong – Rating Ordinance, Cap 116

George Lam (Annotator (2003 -2020))

2020

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