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Kay K.W. Chan 陳國維

Year of Call: 2008

About Kay:

Kay is a graduate of City University of Hong Kong School of Law and was on the Dean’s List.

Frequently appearing in different levels of courts and tribunals, Kay has built a diverse practice in both civil and criminal law. Kay has appeared in cases ranging from mediations to international arbitrations to FDR’s to criminal trials and appeals. Kay has conducted cases in venues such as the Lands Tribunal, High Court as well as the Court of Final Appeal.

Kay is currently on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the executive committee of The New Medico-Legal Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Collaborative Practice Group. Kay is a member of the Committee of Criminal Law and Procedure of the Hong Kong Bar Association and Hong Kong Maritime Law 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 Department of Professional Legal Education of the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong.

Kay is a Collaborative Professional, trained Mediator and has received advanced training in Family Mediation. Kay is also a contributor for Hong Kong Personal Injury Service, LexisNexis Butterworths.

Kay was shortlisted as a one of the finalists for the IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award for 2018.

Notable cases:

  • HKSAR v. WONG TAK KEUNG (2015) 18 HKCFAR 62

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.

  • IP MING KIN v. WONG SIU LAN CACV 201/2012

Court of Appeal: Court of Appeal give ruling on the test of penalty clauses in contracts.

  • HKSAR v. TO YIU-CHO [2009] 5 HKLRD 309

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

  • LAM CHI YING (林志英) (in her personal capacity and as the Administratrix of the Estate of LUI HUNG (呂洪) (alias LUI CHUN HUNG (呂春洪)), deceased) v. TO PIK HA (杜碧霞) (in her personal capacity and as the Administratrix of the Estate of LUI WAI HANG (呂惠恆), deceased) HCA 1930 /2013 & HCMP 557/2013

Court of First Instance, Trial: Minority shareholders rights (s.168A petition) and resulting trust issues.

  • VOAHANGINIAINA AMIEE CHANTAL v LEUNG MAN KAI  HCLA 27/2016:

Court of First Instance: Labour Tribunal Appeal on the definition of “Deduction” in the Employment Ordinance Cap 57.

  • RAZAFINDRATSARA, RAVAONIRINA CHARLINE C. v. RAHARJA GROUP LIMITED HCSA 57/2017:

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

Contact:

Mobile phone: 6255-7391

Email: kaykwchan@gmail.com

Telephone: 2527-3082

Fax: 2529-8226