Barristers

Year of call: 2022 (Hong Kong)

Hannah is developing a broad civil and criminal practice. She is particularly interested in areas involving commercial litigations, lands, chancery matters and crimes. She puts sincere effort into every case.

Hannah obtained her LLB and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong. She joined Gilt Chambers in 2022. She had served marshalship to G Lam J (as the Hon Mr Justice G Lam JA then was) before commencing pupillage, and to the Hon Mr Justice Zervos JA at the early stage of her practice.

During her studies, she worked part-time at the HKU Clinical Legal Education Office and had experiences working with various silks, law firms, the Legal Aid Department and the Duty Lawyer Service. She also assisted in offering pro bono legal services in cases of diverse nature ranging from general civil to criminal appeal to the Court of Final Appeal.

Hannah had appeared as a sole advocate and led junior in various levels of Court. She is capable of providing written submissions and conducting hearings in both English and Chinese.

She accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

CONTACT

Email: [email protected]

Mobile: (+852) 6920 6903

Legal Qualifications:

PCLL, University of Hong Kong
LLB, University of Hong Kong

Memberships:

Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCiArb)

Judicial/Statutory Body or Other Appointments:

Standing Committee on Young Barristers, Hong Kong Bar Association (2023 - now)

Languages spoken:

English, Punti, Mandarin (Professional)

Cases involved in:

 Commercial

RE GUY KWOK-HUNG LAM [2024] HKCA 88 (with Dr. Chris To)

  • Application for leave to final appeal
  • Discussion on the usual costs order for bringing a legal proceeding in breach of an exclusive jurisdiction clause

Lau Wai Kwong v Lau Cheung Kam Ling Margaret née Cheung, Kam Ling Margaret [2023] 4 HKC 189 (led by Mr. Jason Pow SC and with Mr. Au Lut Chi)

  • Successfully obtained judgment after trial opposing rectification of a consent order involving matrimonial pool of assets of more than HKD8ooM based on the doctrine of mistake.

Lau Sin v Wealth Asia Credits Ltd [2024] HKCFI 1367 (as sole counsel)

  • Successfully struck out claims for declaratory relief and vacation of registration of a charging order

Evrochoice International Limited v Superstar International (Group) Limited (HCA 520/2023) (as sole counsel)

  • Claims for HKD4M under a service agreement (related to validity of letter of credit)
  • Opposing counterclaim for USD676,196 (equivalent to approx. HKD5.3M)

Tung Wing Tea Products Company Limited v Ng Chun Wah and anor (HCA 476/2022) (as sole counsel)

  • Jurisdictional dispute. Successfully prevented parts of the claim from being separated from the main claims (interlocutory)

 

Injunction

Jiu Rong Holdings Ltd and Ace Earn Ltd v Siu Chi Ming (HCA 1331/2023, HCA 1333/2023) (as sole counsel)

  • Opposing Mareva injunction against the Defendant involving claims against the Defendant for an aggregated amount of more than HKD55M (return day)

2EZ ASIA PTE. LTD. and anor v Yin Bolin and anor (DCCJ 2461/2022) (with Mr. Au Lut Chi)

  • Successfully obtained Mareva injunction against cross-border cyber fraudsters of a total sum of proceeds of SGD401,000

 

General Civil

The Incorporated Owners of Kwai Fong Terrace v Chan Lai Mei trading as Lui Kee [2024] HKDC 699 (as sole counsel) 

  • Successfully claimed possessory title and defended IO’s claims for injunctive and declaratory relief regarding common parts of a multi-storey building

Chau Ka Hung v Chung Chun Hon [2023] HKDC 1259, [2024] HKDC 152 (as sole counsel)

  • Personal injuries (trial), variation of cost order nisi 

Yung Kee Restaurant Group Limited (鏞記酒家集團有限公司) v Yung’s Tangerine Roast Goose Limited (榕記陳皮燒鵝有限公司) trading as Yung Kee Roast Goose Restaurant (榕記燒鵝) & Others (HCIP 79/2023) (with Mr. Philips BF Wong)

  • Trademark infringement and passing off

 

Legal Advice

  • Advised on international wealth management, cross-border probate administrations, listing rules and professional misconducts (HKEx/ SFC), applications under the Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136), tax review under Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112)

 

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