Kin Lau     劉健大律師

Professional Qualifications

Call: HK (2019)


LLM in Competition, Innovation and Trade Law, LSE (2018)

PCLL, University of Hong Kong (2017)

LLB, University of Hong Kong (2016)

Social Science (Government and Law), University of Hong Kong (2014)

Practice Profile

Kin joined Tower Chambers and commenced full practice in 2019 after serving his pupillage with Mr. Lincoln Cheung, Mr. Douglas Kwok, Mr. Jeffrey Tam and Mr. Robin D’Souza.

Kin is keen on developing a broad civil and public law practice with particular emphasis on land-related disputes and commercial litigation and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Kin is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Selected Cases


Representing a PRC state-owned trading and logistics group in an arbitration against a US reseller of hardwood flooring products for a breach of contract claims under Hong Kong law (Hong Kong governing law, seat and HKIAC Rules)

Civil Fraud/Asset Recovery

Essilor Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd v Wong Kam Wai (t/a Sun Wai Lok HK International Co) and Others (HCA 159/2020) ([2020] HKCFI 547) – defending a first-layer recipient in an asset-tracing claim

Tsang Tse To v Sun Bon International Logistic Ltd and Ors [2023] HKCFI 740 (with Mr. Lincoln Cheung)


Advised a money service operator in respect of the potential obligations and liabilities under a proposed business arrangement

Advised a company in respect of the obligations and liabilities in relation to an intended security token offerings (STOs)

Advised a company in respect of the obligations and liabilities in relation to the publication of NFTs and crypto-assets in light of the amendments to be introduced to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (Cap.615)

Compulsory Sale

Double Top Development Ltd and Ors v Kentone Ltd and Ors [2023] HKLdT 28 (with Mr. Kenny Lin)

General Civil

Credit One Finance Ltd v Cheung Yiu Cho [2020] HKCFI 3170 – acting for the Plaintiff; successfully resisted against the appeal against the summary judgment granted by the master

Chung Yik Ling v Choi Wah Tong [2021] HKDC 896


Wan Kin Shing v The Incorporated Owners of City Centre Building and Ors [2023] HKCFI 815 – acting for the 3rd Defendant (with Mr. Kenny Lin) in resisting an adverse possession claim and to counterclaim for the exercise of the right of way

Public Order

HKSAR v Lo Kin Man (2021) 24 HKCFAR 302


2021: Contributing Editor, Halsbury’s Laws of HK 2nd Ed. (Vol. 23) – Election

2020: Margaret Ng, Jason Ko and Kin Lau, “Is Hong Kong’s Riot Law ‘Respectable’?” (2020) 50(3) Hong Kong Law Journal 935-960