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Kirsteen J. Lau

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Year of call: 2003 (England and Wales), 2004 (Hong Kong)

Kirsteen has a general civil and criminal practice with specialisms in public, constitutional and administrative law. She has particular expertise in non-refoulement law, appearing regularly before the Torture Claims Appeal Board and the courts in Judicial Review proceedings and is the author of the only publication on non-refoulement law in Hong Kong.

Kirsteen has conducted training for professionals in this area and has also advised the government with regard to a range of constitutional and human rights issues as a member of the Bar Association’s Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights Committee. She also has experience in regulatory and disciplinary proceedings and appears regularly before the criminal courts.

Legal Qualifications:

2003, Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills, City University, London

Memberships:

Member of the Hong Kong Bar Association Committee on Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights
Member of the Hong Kong Bar Association Committee for Equality and Diversity

Scholarships, prizes & honourable mentions:

LLM International Law & International Relations with Distinction (2001)

Languages spoken:

English, Cantonese

Cases involved in:

HKSAR v Osman Goni & Ors HCMA 745/2012

Solicitor (24/07) v Law Society of Hong Kong [2008] 2 HKLRD 576

Dairy Farm Co Ltd v Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene CACV 283/2004

Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook

Kirsteen J. Lau (Contributor)

2015

Non-Refoulement Law in Hong Kong

Kirsteen J. Lau (Author)

2017

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