Vivian P.Y. Chan
Barrister-at-Law, Garden Chambers
Vivian took the CPE and obtained her law degree with Manchester Metropolitan University and completed her PCLL with the University of Hong Kong. She commenced her practice as a barrister in 2018.
Drawing from experience from her commercial background, Vivian is developing a broad civil practice and has been undertaking work in land, building management, equity and trusts, probate, as well as general commercial disputes.
Vivian currently teaches part-time at both the University of Hong Kong and HKUSPACE in Land Law, Law of Torts and Civil Procedure.
Dr. Alwin Chan
Principal Lecturer, The University of Hong Kong
Barrister-at-law (2005), Alan Leong SC's Chambers
LLB (HKU), PCLL (HKU), LLM (LSE) and PhD (HKU)
After calling to the bar in 2005, Alwin has developed a civil practice with emphasis to land and building management disputes. He joined The University of Hong Kong in 2015 and has since taught LLB, JD and PCLL courses in civil litigation, personal injuries, advocacy, land law and conveyancing aspects.
In respect of service to the legal profession, Alwin has been an examiner in the PCEA Conversion Exam for Hong Kong Land Law since 2022, and is currently serving on the High Rights of Assessment Board. He co-authored the new volume (Vol. 18(1)) on Conveyancing in the Halsbury Laws of Hong Kong, and is an annotator for the Annotated Ordinance of Hong Kong: Conveyancing and Property Ordinance (Cap 219). Alwin was also a consultant to the Task Force for the Study on Tenancy Control of Subdivided Units in 2020-21, and the recommendations were largely adopted in the Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Amendment Bill 2021, which is now Part IVA of the LTCO.
In respect of research, Alwin is a co-author to 'Private Takings of Land for Urban Redevelopment: A Tale of Two Cities' (2021) 69 (2) The American Journal of Comparative Law 295. He is a Co-Principal Investigator for Collaborative Research Fund for 2021/22 on HK Insolvency Restructuring Law and Policy in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond, of which his focus is on the behaviour (and its implications) of landlord and tenant under the pandemic. Recently, he has successfully completed his PhD thesis on property rights and urban renewal 'takings' in Hong Kong. Lastly, Alwin also serves the Convenor for Real Estate Law and Finance at the Asian Institute of International Financial Law.
Barrister-at-law, Selwyn Yu SC's Chambers
After obtaining her LLB at Keele University in 2009, Vivian attained her LLM from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010 and her PCLL at the University of Hong Kong in 2012. She started her practice as a barrister in 2013.
Vivian's main practice is civil litigation, focusing in matrimonial and land dispute cases. She has also been instructed in compulsory sale for redevelopment cases and rural representative election related matters.
She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Putonghua.
Barrister-at-Law, Selwyn Yu SC's Chambers
Jolie attained her LLB and PCLL at the University of Hong Kong in 2003 and 2004 respectively.
Since commencing practice in 2005, Jolie has extensive experience in criminal and quasi-criminal litigation. She frequently appears in all levels of criminal courts in Hong Kong, acting for the prosecution and defence side. She has appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Final Appeal in Vivien Fan & Ors v HKSAR (2011) 14 HKCFAR 641 and HKSAR v Leung Kwok Hung & Ors (2007) 10 HKCFAR 148.
Jolie has all along maintained an active civil practice focusing on personal injuries and employees' compensation, and a growing number of medical negligence. She also receives regular instructions from the Department of Justice to act for various government bodies and disciplinary forces in personal injuries, death inquests, tribunal and disciplinary matters.
Jolie served as a Deputy Magistrate from 2014 to 2018 and a Deputy Adjudicator in the Small Claims Tribunal in 2019.
She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Putonghua.
Donald Hoi Tak LAI
Solicitor, CPA, ACA, MHKSI, ACIS, ACS, CIA, CFSA, CGAP, CRMA, CFE, CAMS, LLB (1st Hon), LLM (CFL) (Distinction)
Donald is a solicitor, certified public accountant, chartered company secretary and holds various professional qualifications in accounting, auditing and compliance. Donald earned his first degree in business administration (majoring in accounting) in Canada. While working full-time, he obtained his LLB degree with first-class honours at the City University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the LLM program in Corporate and Financial Laws with distinction at the University of Hong Kong. Donald has accumulated practical experience in corporate practice through his accounting and law practices. His solid background as a regulator also equips him with securities laws and investor protection knowledge.
Dr. Stefan H. C. LO
Principle Lecturer, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Stefan was educated in Australia and is a graduate of the University of Sydney (PhD, LLM, BA/LLB (Hons I)). He joined the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong as Principal Lecturer in 2022, teaching company law, corporate governance and private law. He is also Programme Director for the Master of Laws in Corporate and Financial Law. Previously, he worked in the Civil Division of the Department of Justice for over 10 years, predominantly advising in connection with the Companies Ordinance Rewrite, the Corporate Insolvency Law Improvement Exercise and the Statutory Corporate Rescue Procedure. Stefan has published widely in the area of company law, including articles in local and international journals. He is author of Law of Companies in Hong Kong (Sweet and Maxwell, fourth edition expected to be published in 2023) and In Search of Corporate Accountability: Liabilities of Corporate Participants (Cambridge Scholars, 2015); and is also General Editor of Company Law in Hong Kong - Practice and Procedure / Insolvency (Sweet and Maxwell) and Hong Kong Company Law - Legislation and Commentary (LexisNexis).
Dr. Davy Wu
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accountancy and Law,
Hong Kong Baptist University
Davy's research interests include company law, corporate governance, and corporate rescue. He attained a doctorate degree in law from The University of Hong Kong and a master's degree in business administration from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was a member of the Advisory Group on Modernisation of Corporate Insolvency Law (appointed by the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government). He is a director of a professional diploma programme in insolvency for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also an independent non-executive director of two listed companies.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Professional Legal Education,
The University of Hong Kong
Justin obtained his various academic qualifications from the London School of Economics (B Econ, M Econ), King's College London (LLB), the University of Hong Kong (PCLL) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (MBA). He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and practiced as a commercial litigator in a number of leading international law firms in Hong Kong, before joining a number of leading global investment banks in Hong Kong, working in the field of regulatory legal and compliance.
Justin has also been teaching the PCLL both on a full-time and part-time basis since 2007 at the University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong, covering a number of subjects including e.g. Civil Procedure, Legal Drafting and writing, Professional Practice and Management, and Financial Regulatory Practice, to name a few.
Justin joined the Department of Professional Legal Education at the University of Hong Kong as a lecturer in 2016. He currently teaches Civil Litigation, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Professional Practice and Management for the PCLL.
Barrister-at-law, Admiralty Chambers
Jethro joined the Admiralty Chambers in 2018 following completion of his pupillage with Mr John Marray, Mr Martin Wong, Mr Richard Yip and Mr Victor Gidwani.
Jethro obtained his JD and PCLL at the University of Hong Kong. During JD, he took part in the 14th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot as an oralist representing the University of Hong Kong.
Before studying Law, Jethro obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honours. He was awarded Dean's Honours List twice.
Jethro is capable of rendering professional services in both English and Chinese, including the provision of legal advice, written submissions and conduct of hearings. He is developing a broad civil and criminal practice and accepts instructions in all areas of work. He has an established practice in personal injuries action.
Jethro has appeared in all levels of Court, both as sole advocate and led junior. He has also appeared in arbitration.
Jethro is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.
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