Admiralty Chambers

Kay K.W. Chan 陳國維

Kay graduated from City University of Hong Kong School of Law and was on the Dean’s List. In 2018, Kay was shortlisted as a one of the finalists for the IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year Award for his work in Collaborative Law and anti human trafficking. In recognition of his family law practice, Kay was elected a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in 2020. 

A significant part of Kay’s practice is in criminal law and public law. He has handled trials and proceedings involving complex allegations of fraud, the 2019 social events, human trafficking, labour and children’s rights as well as national security.

On the civil law side, Kay specialises in handling complex multidisciplinary matters which often involve cross-border commercial, corporate and family relationships.

Having received extensive training in different ADR methods, Kay is a Collaborative Professional and is experienced in conducting mediations. Kay believes there is always a way to settle disputes if the parties can communicate with each other in good faith and the role of the mediator is to facilitate that communication process.

He also accepts instructions to conduct private financial adjudications for ancillary relief cases.

Kay has extensive experience in teaching law and procedure courses as well as designing legal skills training and CPD talks and workshops.  

Kay is a contributor for Hong Kong Personal Injury Service, LexisNexis Butterworths.

Kay is currently serving on the following committees:

– Asia Collaborative Law Task Force of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

– The executive committee of The New Medico-Legal Society of Hong Kong

– Committee of Criminal Law and Procedure of the Hong Kong Bar Association.

Year of Call: 2008


Telephone: 2527-3082

Fax: 2529-8226 

Notable cases:

HKSAR v. WONG TAK KEUNG (2015) 18 HKCFAR 62: Court of Final Appeal: Appellant was convicted of conspiracy of trafficking Ice. 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.

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), Locus Standi and family company dispute.

Voahanginiaina Aimee Chantal v. Leung Man Kai HCLA 27/2016: 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.



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Tel: (+852) 2527-3082

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