Yasmine Zahir

Yasmine Zahir

CALL
Hong Kong (2014)

QUALIFICATIONS
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws,
Chinese University of Hong Kong (2013)
Bachelor of Laws,
Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012)

AWARDS
Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship (2016)

MEMBER
Hong Kong Family Law Association
The New Medico-Legal Society

PRACTICE
Yasmine joined Liberty Chambers in 2014 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. James Collins, Mr. Graham Harris SC, Mr. Jeevan Hingorani, Mr. Stanley Siu and Mr. Robin Egerton.

Yasmine is a practitioner in both civil and criminal litigation. She has appeared either as a sole advocate or a led junior counsel before all Magistrates' Courts, the District Court, the Court of First Instance, the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal.

Yasmine regularly appears for both the Prosecution and the Defence in a wide range of criminal cases involving the Police, ICAC and Customs and Excise for offences of drugs, assault, immigration, trade mark, road traffic and commercial crime including conspiracy to defraud, falsification of accounts and other fraud-related offences. Yasmine has experience representing police officers in disciplinary enquiries and representing Customs and Excise in conducting forfeiture hearings.

Yasmine has experience conducting cases of personal injury, probate and breach of contracts relating to land disputes and shareholding agreements. Yasmine has represented Incorporated Owners of buildings for issues of water leakage, unauthorized building works and breach of Deeds of Mutual Covenant. Yasmine also conducts cases in the Family Court and represents clients in matrimonial proceedings relating to child disputes and financial disputes on matrimonial assets.

Yasmine is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, conversational in French and Spanish. She can also read and write in Chinese.