Professional Practice

Lily joined 18LC following her completion of pupillage with Mr Alexander Tang, Mr Osmond Lam, Mr Kenneth Lee, and Mr Lincoln Cheung. She is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Lily read law at the City University of Hong Kong. She subsequently pursued her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at The University of Hong Kong, during which year she also served as a Research Assistant to Prof Lusina Ho (The University of Hong Kong) and Prof Kelvin Low (National University of Singapore).

Prior to studying law, Lily obtained a bachelors degree in accounting and finance at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Lily is native in Cantonese, and fluent in English and Mandarin.

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Education
  • Master of Laws at The University of Melbourne (ongoing)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, The University of Hong Kong
  • Juris Doctor, City University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Major in Accounting and Finance), Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professional Appointments & Memberships

Lectures

  • Part-time lecturer at The University of Hong Kong (Land Law III)
Publications, Lectures & Seminars

Practitioner Texts

  • The Law of Personal Property (2nd edn) (Sweet & Maxwell, 2019) (as Research Assistant to Professor Kevin Low)
Selected Cases

Commercial

  • Hong Kong Topkey Limited v Wintac (Hong Kong) Limited & Anor HCA 667/2022 — loan agreement, collateral contract, variation agreement, estoppel by representation, estoppel by convention, foreign law:
    • Appeal against grant of summary judgment (ongoing, led by Kenneth Lee)
    • CAMP260/2023 — Opposing intended appeal from HCA 667/2022 of refusal of injunction application
    • [2023] HKCFI 1926 — Successfully resisted mareva injunction application over BVI shares on the basis of self-induced delay (led by Kenneth Lee)
    • [2023] HKCFI 2029 — Stay of execution pending appeal (with Edward K H Ng)
    • HCB 1051/2023 — Resisted bankruptcy petition (led by Patrick Chong)
  • Liao Shu-Yu v HB Advisory Asia Limited HCA 1670/2022 — Bond agreement, interest as damages (led by Kenneth Lee)

Company 

  • Oldham, Li & Nie, Solicitors (a firm) v. Melvin Waxman & Anor HCA 263/2023 – Post-judgment appointment of receiver by way of equitable execution
  • Brilliant Bright International Medical Centre Limited v Asia HK Medical Diagnostic Centre Limited HCA 2545 & 2795/2018 (consolidated), HCA 647/2020 (heard together) — Shareholders’ dispute, shareholders’ loan, shareholders’ capital contribution obligation, breach of fiduciary duty of director, breach of duty of care as medical practitioner, expert report, summary dismissal of employee (led by Kenneth Lee)

Equity and Trusts 

  • Pang Yeuk Chi v Pang Kam Bor [2023] HKDC 1346 (on appeal) — common intention constructive trust

Property

  • Unity Profit Limited v Lee Ching Lam HCA 2503/2017 — adverse possession of New Territories land, estoppel by acquiescence and representation, contractual license (led by Mr. Osmond Lam)
  • HCA 293/2013, HCA 295/2013, HCA 304/2013, HCA 307/2013, HCA 3269/2016 (joint trial) — Adverse possession over various plots of land in San Wai Tsuen

Winding-Up / Bankruptcy

  • Asia Pacific Investment Partners Limited v Mak Kum Kok James HCA 2545/2018 — successfully obtained final injunction order restraining the defendant from presentation of winding up petition against the plaintiff (with indemnity costs) (sole advocate)

General Crime

  • 香港特別行政區 訴 陳國榮  [2022] HKCFI 1806 — appeal against conviction of indecent assault (assisted Kenneth Lee)