Danny Tang    鄧俊傑大律師

Call:2017 (HK)

Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb)

Profile

Danny joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Ms Linda Chan SC, Mr Jin Pao (now Mr Jin Pao SC), Mr Tony Li and Mr Wilson Leung. He is developing a broad civil practice and has been instructed in cases involving areas such as company, insolvency, commercial, public law and injunctive relief. He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

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Selected Cases

Commercial

  • Goldbay Fortis Ltd v Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Ltd (HCA 2449/2013; HCA 371/2014), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff at a trial on breach of a contract of pre-emption for the purchase of a commercial property (led by Jason Pow SC and Victor Dawes SC)

  • Qianhai Xinhuakang Financial Holdings (Shenzhen) Ltd v Chen Jiarong & Ors
    [2018] HKCFI 2655, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff to resist a striking out application (breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, Pallant v Morgan equity) (led by Benjamin Yu SC and with Keith Lam)
    [2018] HKCFI 2113, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for an application for speedy trial directions (led by Benjamin Yu SC and with Keith Lam)

  • Invest Gain v Novel Good Ltd (HCA 939/2013), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff at a trial on breach of warranties in respect of the sale and purchase of shares in a listed company (with Eva Sit)

  • Galsworthy Limited v Liu Cheng Chan & Ors
    (HCA 560/2017), appeared on behalf of defendants to strike out pleading and to discharge Mareva injunction (led by Bernard Man SC)
    (CAMP13/2017), appeared on behalf of the defendants to resist an urgent renewed application for leave to appeal in respect of the discharge of interim relief (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Tian Wen Quan
    (HCA 3228/2016, 7.12.2017), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully obtained leave to appeal on one ground from first instance judge – whether a change of position defence is defeated by illegality in the use of PRC underground banking (sole advocate)
    [2018] HKCA 65, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a renewed application for leave to appeal (sole advocate)

  • China Technology Solar Power Holdings Ltd v Zeng Xiangyi & Ors
    (HCA 3017/2016), appeared on behalf to the 3rd Defendant in a striking out application (led by Victor Dawes SC)
    [2019] HKCFI 44, appeared on behalf of the 3rd Defendant and successfully sought amendment of Master’s order under the “slip rule” (sole advocate)

  • Convoy Global Holdings Ltd & Ors v Cho Kwai Chee Roy & Ors (HCA 2922/2017), acting for a director to defend claims on breach of directors’ duty and conspiracy (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • China Trends Holdings Ltd v Asia Television Ltd (HCA 1067/2017), acting for the plaintiff in a breach of contract claim (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • CIETAC Rules - appeared on behalf of the claimant at a 9-day trial in relation to a US$286 million claim arising from a share and purchase agreement (led by Linda Chan SC and with Eva Sit)

  • Company

  • Re China Animal Healthcare Limited (HCCW 156/2017)
    appeared on behalf of the petitioner for an application to appoint provisional liquidators, to resist striking out and an application for stay in favour of arbitration (led by Linda Chan SC)
    appeared on behalf of the petitioner for an O.24 r.10 application and to resist the respondent’s application for an interim stay (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • SFC v Li Hejun & Ors [2017] 4 HKLRD 785, appeared on behalf of listed company directors concerning disqualification under the Carecraft procedure (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Re China Shanshui Cement Group Limited (HCCW 248/2018), appeared on behalf of the petitioner to resist an application for a validation order (led by Alex Stock SC)

  • Re John Manners and Company Ltd (HCMP 913/2018), acting for the defendants in respect of an application to rectify information on the Companies Register pursuant to s.42 of Cap.622

  • Re Union Asia Enterprise Holdings Limited (HCMP 1093/2018), acting for the Company in respect of a proposed scheme of arrangement (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Re Million Federal International Ltd (HCMP 499/2018), acting for the respondent in an unfair prejudice petition (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Hiromi Okada v Tomohiro Okada & Anor [2018] HKCFI 2310, appeared on behalf of the defendant for an application to stay proceedings in favour of Tokyo District Court and to discharge interim relief (led by Charles Hollander QC, Abraham Chan SC and with Martin Ho)

  • Injunction / Contempt

  • Galsworthy Limited v Liu Cheng Chan & Ors
    (HCA 560/2017), appeared on behalf of defendants to strike out pleading and to discharge Mareva injunction (led by Bernard Man SC)
    (CAMP13/2017), appeared on behalf of the defendants to resist an urgent renewed application for leave to appeal in respect of the discharge of interim relief (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Re Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited (HCCW 175/2017), appeared on behalf of the company and successfully discharged Mareva injunction (led by Linda Chan SC) DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Tian Wen Quan (HCA 3228/2016, 7.12.2017), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully obtained leave to appeal on one ground from first instance judge – whether a change of position defence is defeated by illegality in the use of PRC underground banking (sole advocate) [2018] HKCA 65, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a renewed application for leave to appeal (sole advocate)

  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Tian Wen Quan
    (HCA 3228/2016, 7.12.2017), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully obtained leave to appeal on one ground from first instance judge – whether a change of position defence is defeated by illegality in the use of PRC underground banking (sole advocate)
    [2018] HKCA 65, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a renewed application for leave to appeal (sole advocate)

  • Hiromi Okada v Tomohiro Okada & Anor [2018] HKCFI 2310, appeared on behalf of the defendant for an application to stay proceedings in favour of Tokyo District Court and to discharge interim relief (led by Charles Hollander QC, Abraham Chan SC and with Martin Ho)

  • Insolvency

  • China Medical Technologies, Inc. (in liquidation) v Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited CACV 320/2018, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff in a substantive appeal concerning an extension of validity of writ (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Re Allied Weli Development Ltd (formerly known as Hennabun Capital Group Limited) (HCCW 337/2015), appeared on behalf of a respondent in an application under ss.286B, 286C of the Cap.32 for production and private examination (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Re Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited (HCCW 175/2017), appeared on behalf of the company and successfully discharged Mareva injunction (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Arbitration

  • CIETAC Rules - appeared on behalf of the claimant at a 9-day trial in relation to a US$286 million claim arising from a share and purchase agreement (led by Linda Chan SC and with Eva Sit)

  • HKIAC Rules – acted on behalf of the respondent in relation to a construction dispute defending a HK$82m claim (led by Jin Pao SC)

  • HKIAC Rules – acted on behalf of the claimant in a trial on a claim for price for renovation work done (sole advocate)

  • Professional Liability

  • Full Pacific Development Ltd v Shea Ying Fai trading as Damien Shea & Co., Solicitors (HCA 376/2013 and HCA 377/2013), appeared on behalf of defendant solicitors at a trial on professional negligence (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Advised solicitor on a claim for failure to advise in respect of a loan transaction (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Advised solicitor on a claim for failure to detect an identity fraud (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Public Law / Judicial Review

  • Kwok Cheuk Kin v Directors of Lands & Ors (HCAL 260/2015), appeared on behalf of the Interested Party Heung Yee Kuk to oppose the application for judicial review in respect of the Small House Policy (led by David Pannick QC, Jat Sew-Tong SC and Jin Pao SC)

  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery

  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Tian Wen Quan
    (HCA 3228/2016, 7.12.2017), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully obtained leave to appeal on one ground from first instance judge – whether a change of position defence is defeated by illegality in the use of PRC underground banking (sole advocate)
    [2018] HKCA 65, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a renewed application for leave to appeal (sole advocate)

  • Conflict of Laws

  • Hiromi Okada v Tomohiro Okada & Anor [2018] HKCFI 2310, appeared on behalf of the defendant for an application to stay proceedings in favour of Tokyo District Court and to discharge interim relief (led by Charles Hollander QC, Abraham Chan SC and with Martin Ho)

  • Building / Construction

  • HKIAC Rules – acted on behalf of the respondent in relation to a construction dispute defending a HK$82m claim (led by Jin Pao SC)

  • HKIAC Rules – acted on behalf of the claimant in a trial on a claim for price for renovation work done (sole advocate)

  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment

  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Tian Wen Quan
    (HCA 3228/2016, 7.12.2017), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully obtained leave to appeal on one ground from first instance judge – whether a change of position defence is defeated by illegality in the use of PRC underground banking (sole advocate)
    [2018] HKCA 65, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a renewed application for leave to appeal (sole advocate)

  • Advised operator of telecommunication services on restitution for unjust enrichment in respect of licence fees paid which were not lawfully due (led by Abraham Chan SC)

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • Champion Forever Group Ltd v Addchance Dyeing Factory Ltd [2018] HKCFI 2512, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff for a mortgage action (led by Paul Shieh SC)

  • Goldbay Fortis Ltd v Asia Allied Infrastructure Holdings Ltd (HCA 2449/2013; HCA 371/2014), appeared on behalf of the plaintiff at a trial on breach of a contract of pre-emption for the purchase of a commercial property (led by Jason Pow SC and Victor Dawes SC)

  • Probate / Succession

  • Advised widow of a deceased where an ad colligenda bona grant was made (led by Bernard Man SC)

  • Equity / Trust

  • Qianhai Xinhuakang Financial Holdings (Shenzhen) Ltd v Chen Jiarong & Ors [2018] HKCFI 2655, appeared on behalf of the plaintiff to resist a striking out application on breach of a joint venture agreement (breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, Pallant v Morgan equity) (led by Benjamin Yu SC and with Keith Lam)

  • Securities & Regulation

  • SFC v Li Hejun & Ors [2017] 4 HKLRD 785, appeared on behalf of listed company directors concerning disqualification under the Carecraft procedure (led by Linda Chan SC)

  • Advised listed company in respect of submissions made pursuant to section 9(1) of the Securities and Futures (Stock Market Listing) rules (Cap.571V) (led by Paul Shieh SC)

  • Contact

    Email:dtang@templechambers.com
    Tel:(+852) 2523 2003

    Secretary

    Name:Jasmine Chik
    Email:jasmine@templechambers.com

    Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Insolvency
  • Arbitration
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Building / Construction
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Probate / Succession
  • Equity / Trust
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Education

    2016

    PCLL, University of Hong Kong (Distinction)

    2015

    BCL, University of Oxford (Distinction)

    2014

    BA (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford (First Class Honours)

    2011

    BBA (Law), University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)

    Publications And Articles

    Textbooks
  • Research Assistant for Professor Louise Gullifer QC, The Law of Personal Property (2nd edition, 2017)

  • Research Assistant for Professor Ewan McKendrick QC, Goode on Commercial Law (5th edition, 2017)

  • Journals
  • Associate Editor, Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal (2014-15)

  • Associate Editor, Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal (2011-12)

  • Scholarship And Prizes

    2016

    Bar Scholarship

    2016

    Middle Temple Scholarship

    2015

    Oxford Law Faculty Prize for best performance in Legal Concepts in Financial Law

    2015

    7 King’s Bench Walk Commercial Law Moot – Winner and Best Oralist

    2015

    Temple Chambers Pupillage Award

    2014

    Fountain Court Chambers Scholarship

    2013

    Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition – UK Champion

    2012 - 2014

    Harris Manchester College Scholarship

    2012

    Oxford v Cambridge Clifford Chance LLP Roman Law Moot Court Competition – Winner

    2011

    Dean’s List, University of Hong Kong

    2009

    Dean’s List, University of Hong Kong

    2009 - 2011

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship

    2008 - 2011

    The University of Hong Kong Foundation Entrance Scholarship

    languages

    English, Cantonese and Mandarin

    Further Information

    • Member, Committee on Companies Law, Hong Kong Bar Association

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