MR. JEFFREY LEE 李冠倫

Professional qualifications

Call: HK (2018)

Education

LLM in Commercial Law, University of Cambridge (2017)

PCLL, University of Hong Kong (2016)

LLB (First Class Honours), City University of Hong Kong (2015)

Scholarships and prizes

Chevening Scholarship (full scholarship for the LLM at Cambridge) (2016)

Dean’s Honour List (2013, 2014 & 2015)

Mustard Seed Foundation Prize (2015)

Madam Wong Wai Leung Prize in Human Rights (2015)

School of Law Outstanding Academic Papers Award (2014)

The Honourable Mr Justice Cheung Prize (2014)

HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund Reaching Out Award (2013)

School of Law Admission Scholarship for LLB Programme (2011)

Practice Profile

Jeffrey served pupillage with Mr Richard Khaw SC, Mr Edwin Choy SC, Mr Kenny C P Lin and Mr Michael Yin before joining Tower Chambers.

Jeffrey is developing a broad civil practice, with experience in areas such as company, commercial, securities, insolvency, bankruptcy, land, trust, probate, arbitration, competition, defamation, personal injuries, professional negligence and injunctive relief. He also undertakes criminal work and has experience in a wide range of general and white-collar criminal cases. He has appeared as an advocate (either in his own right or as a led junior) in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court and the Family Court.

Prior to joining the Bar, Jeffrey read law at the University of Cambridge (LLM, British Chevening Scholar), City University of Hong Kong (LLB, First Class Honours) and University of Hong Kong (PCLL). During his studies, he won a number of scholarships and awards for his academic excellence. He was an editor of the Cambridge International Law Journal (CILJ), the UK Supreme Court Yearbook (UKSCY) and served mini-pupillages at various leading sets of barristers’ chambers in London, United Kingdom.

Jeffrey is capable of providing written submissions and conducting hearings in both English and Chinese. He speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Publications

“Exclusion Clauses and Unfair Contract Terms in Hong Kong Travel Contracts: Problems and Solutions” (2015) 1(3) Journal of Law, Technology & Public Policy 223-235 (co-authored)

“Mediation in Mainland China and Hong Kong: Can They Learn from Each Other?” (2014) 16(1) Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal 101-121

Research Assistant, Chinese Arbitration Law (LexisNexis, 2015)