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LLB (Hons)
FCIArb
Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration

Year of Call: 2016

Profile

After training as a solicitor and gaining a wealth of experience in civil litigation, Ronald joined the Bar in 2016.

Ronald’s civil practice covers a broad spectrum having been involved in a plethora of cases, including matters involving probate and trusts, land and easements, construction, matrimonial, company and shareholder disputes, personal and corporate insolvency, and general commercial disputes.

On the ADR side, Ronald is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has experience with matters relating to both arbitrations and mediations, having been involved with arbitrations as counsel and as a tribunal/arbitrator assistant.  He is also a contributing editor to the updated commentary of the Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents: Dispute Resolution – Arbitration & Mediation that is to be released soon.

Recently, he has developed a focus in probate and trusts matters, representing and advising both personal representatives and beneficiaries in matters such administration actions, Beddoe applications, foreign wills and removal actions.  He has also been instructed to provide advice on matters involving non-contentious probate matters.

He has represented clients of various backgrounds and means and has dealt with disputes encompassing from small disputes over ownership of small rural lands to claims of over HK$1.5 billion involving large scale properties.

Recent cases

Land

Lam Wai Hing v. Lew Goon & Ors HCMP 1370/2016, 9th January 2019 – acting for an occupier in a claim of adverse possession (sole advocate)

Ko Shun v. Royal Mortgage [2019] HKDC, DCCJ 5242/2018, 18th January 2019 – acting for a mortgagee-in-possession to resist an application for an interlocutory injunction arising from a claim for easement based on public way of dedication, private right of way by way of lost modern grant and private/public nuisance (sole advocate)

Yu Chi Chun & Ors v. Leung On [2019] HKDC 104, DCCJ 2321/2015, 25th January 2019 – acting for legal owner of a rural land in claim to re-possess a land and defeating a claim for adverse possession of said land in a 3-day trial (sole advocate)

Personal/Corporate Insolvency

Hu Ying v. Wei Wen [2018] HKCFI 2064, HCB 2027/2017, 10th September 2018 – acting for a debtor in resisting a petition for bankruptcy on the basis of equitable set-off (sole advocate)

Probate & Trust

Liu Yan Chim & Anor v. Liu Yan Hau, administrator of the estate of Liu Keng, Deceased HCMP 1990/2007, 6th February 2016 – acting for beneficiaries of an estate to obtain an order for interim distribution and costs against the administrator personally (with Mr Richard Leung JP)

Lau Koon Ying Matthew, as the executor of the estate of Lau Yiu Wing, Deceased v. Lau Tark Wing & Anor [2017] HKCFI 1701, HCA 2305/2012, 25th September 2017 – acting for the defendants in resisting an application to set aside a deed of family arrangement and retract a renunciation of probate (with Mr Richard Leung JP)

Lau Koon Ying v. Lau Tark Wing & Ors [2017] HKCFI 1702, HCA 2306/2012,  25th September 2017 - acting for the defendants in defending a claim for account of various sums of monies purportedly held on trust (with Mr Richard Leung JP)

Yung Siu Chee Margaret & Ors v. Choy Ching Wa Fionne & Ors (2) [2017] HKCFI 1864 1682/2016, 20th October 2017 – acting for the executrixes in an administration action for an order for interim distribution (with Mr Richard Leung JP)

Company/Shareholder Disputes

Acting on behalf of a director in defending claims for damages arising out of alleged breach of fiduciary duties. The matter was settled during the third day of trial (led by Mr John Scott SC and with Mr Richard Leung JP)

Arbitration/Construction

HKIAC Domestic Arbitration – acting for an owner of a property against a contractor for damages in excess of HK$50 million

Commercial

Apex Might Enterprises Limited v. Wong Tao Lap DCMP2013/2011, 19th April 2018 – acting for a defendant in resisting an application for order for sale of a property subject to a charging order (sole advocate)

Appointments/Memberships

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Co-opt Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group

Member of the Construction Law Committee of the Hong Kong Bar Association

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