Kin Lau     劉健大律師

Professional Qualifications

Call: HK (2019)

Education

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 and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Kin is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Selected Cases

Arbitration

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

Commercial

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)

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

Public Order

HKSAR v Lo Kin Man [2021] HKCFA 17 – Leave to Appeal was granted in respect of 6 Questions of Great and General Importance and one ground of Substantial and Grave Injustice.

Publications

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