Lawrence Pang
彭浩原 大律师

Hong Kong (2017)

2016: PCLL, University of Hong Kong
2015: GDL, BPP Law School
2013: LLB, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Patrick Yu Memorial Scholarship (Hong Kong Bar Association)
Honours at Entrance Award (CUHK)

English, Cantonese and Mandarin


Lawrence joined Chambers in 2017 and is developing a broad practice with an emphasis on criminal law. He was awarded the Patrick Yu Memorial Scholarship by the Hong Kong Bar Association in 2022. He has been recognised by the Legal 500 (2023) as a “Rising Star” under the category of “Regulatory, Investigations and Crime”.

On the criminal side, Lawrence has defended clients in cases involving dishonesty offences, sexual offences, organized crimes, offences against persons, traffic offences as well as departmental summons. He is also regularly instructed to prosecute for the Department of Justice as fiat counsel.

On the civil side, Lawrence has experience in cases involving areas such as land, employment, defamation, insolvency and winding up, personal injuries and general commercial. He also has experience in applying for urgent injunctions.

Apart from court appearances, Lawrence has represented professional clients in disciplinary investigations and proceedings as well as restoration of licence hearing carried out by regulatory bodies including the Estate Agents Authority, the Nursing Council of Hong Kong and the Insurance Authority. He is also regularly instructed by the Estate Agents Authority to conduct disciplinary proceedings against its members.

Memberships & Appointments

Committee Member, Committee on Criminal Law and Procedure, Hong Kong Bar Association (2022-present)

Contributing Editor, Archbold HK (2020-present)

Committee Member, Standing Committee on Young Barristers, Hong Kong Bar Association (2018-present)

Selected Cases

Secretary for Justice v Ding Shaoxiong [2023] 1 HKLRD 25
Resisting an application for a confiscation order commenced under the absconder proceedings (as sole advocate)

Wong Wai Keung v Commissioner of Police [2022] HKCFI 374
An application to claim legal professional privilege (on the basis of common interest privilege) over digital and non-digital items seized by the police (with Mr. Patrick Siu)

HKSAR v Cheung Ling Chu Sally & Another [2021] HKDC 188
Defending client against a charge of conspiracy for an agent to accept advantages (led by Mr. Graham Harris SC, with Mr. SW Lee)

香港特別行政區訴雷方鈺[2021] HKCFI 2327
A magistracy appeal against a dangerous driving conviction (as sole advocate) 

Chen Pao Tzu v Chen Sheng Kuei & Others [2021] 1 HKLRD 1071
A case examining the scope and limits of the irregularity principle and the locus standi of a director of a company to commence proceedings under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance (with Mr. Benny Lo)

Lee Ho Tak v Zhongtai Engineering Ltd, DCCJ 5122/2021
An application for interim injunction to prohibit acts of harassment and intimidation (as sole advocate)

HKSAR v Tsui Tack Kong [2020] HKCFA 40
An application for leave against conviction for offences under Buildings Ordinance arising from a 29-day trial and a 4-day magistracy appeal (led by Ms. Maggie Wong SC, with Mr. Eric Chung)

CN First International Futures Ltd v Zhang Yumin, HCA 675/2020
An ex parte application for interlocutory injunction to prohibit former employee from divulging confidential information (as sole advocate)

律政司司長訴陳志滔[2020] 5 HKC 525
Defending client in a sentence review hearing for historic sexual offences (led by Ms. Maggie Wong SC)

HKSAR v Shum Wai Kee (2019) 22 HKCFAR 11
An appeal against conviction of making false declaration to obtain registration for carrying on a vocation (led by Mr. Robert Pang SC, with Mr. Joseph Lee)

HKSAR v Chan Chi Tao [2019] HKCFA 49
An application for leave against conviction of historic sexual offences (with Mr. Joseph Lee)

香港特別行政區訴梁偉倫[2019] HKCFI 1178
An appeal against conviction for conspiracy to defraud (led by Ms. Maggie Wong SC, with Mr. SW Lee)

香港特別行政區訴黃維新及另五人[2019] HKCA 147
An appeal against conviction for forcible detention with intent to procure ransom (with Mr. Joseph Lee)