Emily Yu

Emily Yu

CALL
Hong Kong (2013)

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Laws,
London School of Economics and Political Science​ (2010)

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, 
City University of Hong Kong (2012)

Accredited Mediator,
Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)

LANGUAGES
•  Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
•  Can read and write in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese

MEMBERSHIP
•  Advocacy Trainer for the Hong Kong Advocacy Training Council (since 2018)
•  Standing Committee on Civic Education (SCCivEd), Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2016)
•  Committee on Criminal Law & Procedure Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (2016-2018)

PRACTICE
Emily has obtained her Bachelor of Laws at the London School of Economics and Political Science and completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Laws at the City University of Hong Kong. Emily has joined chambers in 2013 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. Hectar Pun (Denis Chang's Chambers), Mr. Bruce Tse (Plowman Chambers), Mr. Graham Harris S.C. (Liberty Chambers) and Mr. S.W. Lee (Liberty Chambers). 

Emily's practice covers mainly criminal matters with a particular focus on white collar and serious commercial frauds. She has appeared as a sole advocate and junior in the District Court, the Court of First Instance. She has also been led as a junior in the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal as well as regularly undertaking criminal work at the magistracy level.

PUBLICATIONS
Co-author of “Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Police Force Ordinance (Cap 232)”, LexisNexis (2018 Reissue)

Co-author of “Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Dangerous Drugs Ordinance (Cap 134)”, LexisNexis (to be published)

SELECTED CASES
HKSAR v Qian Yong (conspiracy to steal)
Acting for the Applicant in the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal, led by Joseph Tse SC and SW Lee

HKSAR v Chen Keen, Hao May & Yee Wenjye (conspiracy to defraud)
Acting for the 2nd Defendant in Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal, led by Ian Winter QC, Graham Harris SC and S.W. Lee

HKSAR v Wong Wai Kwong David (2015) 18 HKCFAR 29 (money laundering)
Acting for the Appellant in the Court of Final Appeal, led by Joseph Lee

HKSAR v. Liu Tjong Slam (money laundering)
Acting for the Applicant in the Court of Final Appeal, led by Graham Harris SC and Benson Tsoi

HKSAR v Shah Tahir Hussain (FAMC 23/2013) (fraud)
Acting for the Applicant in the Court of Final Appeal, led by Joseph Lee

Secretary for Justice v Kan Brian Ping Chee [2013] 5 HKLRD 362
Acting for the Respondent in the Court of Appeal, led by Graham Harris SC and Joseph Lee

HKSAR v Yeung Ka-sing Carson (money laundering)
Acting for the Defendant, led by Graham Harris SC and Benson Tsoi