Hong Kong (2003)
England & Wales (Gray's Inn) (2002)
Bar Vocational Course, Cardiff University, Wales (2002)
LLB (Hons), Cardiff University, Wales (2001)
SW has a predominant practice in defending in criminal cases with a particular emphasis on white-collar crimes, corruption cases and money laundering both as a led junior (by local and London silks) and sole advocate.
He also has experience of conducting appeals against conviction and sentence as a led junior (by local and London silks) and sole advocate.
SW also represented professional clients in regulatory and disciplinary investigations/inquiries in Estate Agents Authority, Professional Insurance Brokers Association, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Chinese Medical Council of Hong Kong, The Medical Council of Hong Kong and Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.
*being acknowledged by The Doyle’s Guide for Leading Criminal Law Barristers – Hong Kong in the “Recommended Junior Counsel” category (2020-2022) and “Leading Junior Counsel” category (2023)
MEMBERSHIPS & APPOINTMENTS
Council Member, The Bar Council (2017, 2018, 2022-present)
Committee Member, Standing Committee of Barristers Qualification Examination (2017-present)
Committee Member, Committee on Criminal Law and Procedure (2017, 2020-present)
Member of the Executive Council (2019-2021) and Vice-Chairman (2021 - present), Hong Kong Advocacy Training Council
External Examiner (representing the Bar), PCLL Criminal Litigation Practice at University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong (2018 - present)
Duty Lawyer Service - Registered Members List (appointed in October 2022)