Kay was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2008 after graduating from City University of Hong Kong School of Law and was shortlisted as a one of the finalists for the IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award for 2018.
Frequently appearing in different levels of courts and tribunals, Kay has built a diverse practice in both civil and criminal law. Kay has conducted matters ranging from family mediations to international arbitrations to criminal trials and appeals.
Kay is a Collaborative Professional and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Kay is also a member of the executive committee of The New Medico-Legal Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Collaborative Practice Group. Kay is a member of the Committee of Criminal Law and Procedure of the Hong Kong Bar Association.
As well as being a trainer for advocacy courses conducted by the Hong Kong Advocacy Training Council and The University of Hong Kong, Kay is a part-time lecturer for the PCLL program of the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong.
Kay is a trained mediator and has received advanced training in family mediation. Kay is also a contributor for Hong Kong Personal Injury Service, LexisNexis Butterworths.
Year of Call: 2008
Court of Final Appeal: Appellant was convicted of conspiracy of trafficking Ice to Australia. The CFA laid down the law that conspiracy made in Hong Kong to commit a crime in a foreign jurisdiction is not an offence in Hong Kong.
Court of Appeal: Court of Appeal give ruling on the test of penalty clauses in contracts.
Court of Appeal: Sentencing appeal on the sentencing judge’s error in imposing a default terms of imprisonment in respect of the applicant failing to comply with the section 12 restitution order under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance, Cap. 201
Court of First Instance, Trial: Minority shareholders rights (s.168A petition) and resulting trust issues.
Court of First Instance: Labour Tribunal Appeal on the definition of “Deduction” in the Employment Ordinance Cap 57.
Leave Application for a Small Claims Tribunal Appeal where Pro Bono appearance was provided to assist a domestic helper who is allegedly a victim of a fraudulent money lending scheme