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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  • 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


  • 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


  • 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:
    • CACV 323/2023 — Appeal against bankruptcy order
    • CACV 308/2023 — Appeal against winding-up order
    • CACV 230/2023 — Appeal against summary judgment
    • CAMP 260/2023 — Opposing appeal against refusal of mareva injunction
    • [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, negotiable instrument, interest, assignment (led by Kenneth Lee)
  • Oldham, Li & Nie, Solicitors (a firm) v. Melvin Waxman & Anor [2024] HKCFI 181 – Successfully obtained order for appointment of receiver by way of equitable execution (sole advocate)



  • 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, breach of director’s fiduciary duty, breach of duty of care as medical practitioner (led by Kenneth Lee)


Trusts / Property

  • Pang Yeuk Chi v Pang Kam Bor, DCCJ 348/2021 — common intention constructive trust
    • [2023] HKDC 1346
    • [2024] HKDC 110
    • (on appeal)
  • Maxcolm Finance Liited v Chow Sing Sing, DCMP 2907/2022 — common intention constructive trust (ongoing)
  • Unity Profit Limited v Lee Ching Lam HCA 2503/2017 — adverse possession, proprietary estoppel, (led by Mr. Osmond Lam)
  • HCA 293/2013, HCA 295/2013, HCA 304/2013, HCA 307/2013, HCA 3269/2016 (joint trial) — adverse possession


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 (with indemnity costs) (sole advocate)


General Crime

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