Lawrence Hui

Lawrence Hui

CALL
Hong Kong (2001)

QUALIFICATIONS
BA (Hons.) University of Toronto
LLB (Hons.) Metropolitan Manchester University
LLM Kyushu University
PCLL University of Hong Kong

PRACTICE AREAS

Lawrence’s practice involves both civil and criminal works. He has appeared in all levels of courts from the Court of Final Appeal to the Magistrates’ Courts.

Lawrence served in the Judiciary as Deputy District Judge, Deputy Magistrate and Deputy Special Magistrate. He also served as Marshall to the late Hon. Mr. Justice Arthur Leong GBS, Chief Judge of the High Court. Lawrence regularly acts as prosecutor-on-fiat for the Department of Justice.

Lawrence’s experience in criminal area includes commercial crimes, bribery and corruption, money-laundering, securities regulations, industrial summonses, traffic offences and other crimes.

His practice in civil matters include PRC related issues, conveyancing & tenancies, trusts, company law, shareholders’ disputes, securities regulations, family law, contractual disputes, defamation, employment law, public and administrative law, probate matters and personal injuries litigation.

APPOINTMENTS AND PUBLIC OFFICE

2017 to 2019
Member of the Torture Claims Appeal Board

2016 to 2018
Legal Advisor to the Police Disciplinary Tribunal

2016
Deputy District Judge

2012 to present
Chairman to the Buildings Appeal Tribunal Panel

2012 to present
Member of the HKSAR Passports Appeal Board

2011 to present
Member of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance)

2011 & 2012
Deputy Magistrate

2010 to 2016
Member of the Appeal Board of Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation Clubs, Safety Premises and Bedspace Apartments

2010 & 2011
Member of the Bar Council, HK Bar Association

2009 to present
University of Hong Kong
The Department of Professional Legal Education
Part-time Lecturer and Examiner in Criminal Advocacy

2009
Deputy Special Magistrate

2007 & 2008
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Lecturer: Labour Law

2002
City University of Hong Kong, School of Law
Lecturer & Tutor: Contract Law, Land Law, Law of Torts

2002
Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate
Lecturer: Real Estate Law

NOTABLE CASES

Civil

CENTALINE PROPERTY AGENCY LTD v. SUEN WAI KWAN [2004] 4 HKC 294
高潤添 訴 東方報業人事資源有限公司 HCA1194 OF 2006
FONG CHI YUNG v. TRANSPORT TRIBUNAL [2008] 6 HKC 475
SUN LAI FONG KELLER v. LEUNG WING KIT [2009] 1 HKLRD 436
WAN TIM FUK v. GLORY SKY PRECIOUS METALS LTD [2010] 2 HKLRD 174
APPLE DAILY LTD v. PERSONS INTERFERING WITH ACCESS HCA 2037 OF 2014
食水含鉛超標調查 2015

Criminal

HKSAR v. CHING YEUNG DEVELOPMENT CO LTD [2001-2003] HKCLRT 343
HKSAR v. 謝霆鋒 NICHOLAS AND ANOTHER [2004] 1 HKC 39
HKSAR v. CHEUNG WAI TING [2004-2005] HKCLRT 157
香港特別行政區 訴 張瑋庭 [2004-2005] HKCLRT 153
HKSAR v. LAM SZE NGA [2006] 2 HKLRD 244; (2006) 9 HKCFAR 190
KO MAN CHUN v. HKSAR (2010) 13 HKCFAR 123
香港特別行政區 訴 雷頌德 KCS10071/13
香港特別行政區 訴 官永義及他人 HCCC 66 OF 10
香港特別行政區 訴 張震遠 ESS14346-7/14, HCMA 227 OF 2015

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2001         Middle Temple Scholar:
                Full scholarship for Advocacy Training in London, UK

2000         Second Best Mooter in Kyushu University Mooting Team
                The Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot,
                Vienna, Austria 

1999          Monbusho Scholar of Monbusho Japan (The Ministry of Education in Japan):
                 Full scholarship to Kyushu University’s LLM Studies

HOBBIES & INTEREST

Badminton, Football & Travelling