Jason Lee    李澤恩大律師

Call: 2016 (HK)

Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrations (ACIArb)
Associate, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (AHKIArb)


Jason joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr Bernard Man SC and Mr Wilson Leung. He is developing a broad civil practice as well as a practice in judicial review and constitutional law. During his first year of practice, Jason has appeared as sole advocate at the Lands Tribunal, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal. He has since conducted as sole advocate a number of trials at the Lands Tribunal and a trial reserved for 18 days at the Court of First Instance.

Jason obtained his law degree from the University of Cambridge after graduating from Yale University. Before being called to the Bar, he was a Legislative Council assistant from 2012 to 2015.

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Selected Cases


  • Golden Rich Finance Ltd v Lam Sau Fa [2018] HKCA 952 (CACV 108/2018) – misrepresentation; summary judgment under Order 88 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC)

  • So Sau Lai Connie t/a Wing Fung Trading Company v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd, CACV 28/2017 – security for costs of appeal; stay of execution; bill of lading (as sole advocate)

  • Bellefontaine International Limited v Kan Pui Kwan & Others, HCA 1626/2016 – trademark; breach of fiduciary duties (as sole advocate)

  • Banking / Finance

  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited v Lam Chun Hing, HCMP 997/2016 – lifting automatic stay under the Legal Aid Ordinance; misrepresentation; summary judgment Order 88 (as sole advocate)

  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Hunter Socks & Apparel International Ltd & Ors, HCMP 2241/2016 – misrepresentation; summary judgment under Order 88 on part of the claims (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Acted in an arbitration over a loan / repurchase agreement of up to HK$700 million

  • Company

  • Re The Grande Holdings Ltd [2018] HKCFI 507 (HCCW 177/2011) – discovery; fiduciary duty of provisional liquidators to account (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Securities and Futures Commission v Andrew Liu & Others, HCMP 2653/2016 – disqualification order under s.214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (led by Mr Jose Maurellet SC)

  • Insolvency

  • Re Swiss Cosmeceutics (Asia) Limited, [2019] HKCFI 336 (HCCW 124/2017) – bona fide dispute as to debt; breach of warranty (as sole advocate)

  • Re Xiao Zhiyong [2018] HKCFI 522 (HCB 873/2017) – cross-examination of witness; service of statutory demand (as sole advocate)

  • The Grande Holdings Ltd v Joint and Several Administrators of the Schemes of Arrangement, HCMP 2369/2017 – injunction to restrain presentation of winding-up petition; scheme of arrangement (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • Ng Yuk Mui v Ng Kammi Yu Ning & Others, HCA 53/2012 – trial; adverse possession (as sole advocate)

  • Grand Power International Ltd v Chan Sing Hoi Enterprises Ltd & Others [2018] HKLdt 86 (LDBM 329/2014) – trial; construction of DMC, waiver, acquiescence and estoppel (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Sino Channel Holdings Limited v Vast Faith Investment Limited [2018] HKLdt 95 (LDBM 211/2015) – trial; construction of DMC (as sole advocate)

  • Ho Hin Cheung v畢浩淳, LDPE 809/2017 – trial; termination of periodic tenancy (as sole advocate)

  • Public Law / Judicial Review

  • Wong Tai Hoi v Au Nok Hin & Another [2018] 2 HKLRD 789 – resisting leave for judicial review; election petition, disqualification proceedings or judicial review (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC, with Mr Jeffrey Tam)

  • HKSAR v Leung Kwok Hung, ESS 16969/2017 – contempt of Legislative Council; parliamentary privilege; separation of powers (with Ms Margaret Ng and Mr Carter Chim)

  • Chang Tat Joel & Another v The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd, HCAL 500/2019 – judicial review against disciplinary decision; procedural fairness (led by Mr Barrie Barlow SC)

  • Equity / Trust

  • Siu Wai Ming v Shiu Wai Hong & Others, HCA 290/2014 – trial; breach of trust and fiduciary duties (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC, with Mr Tim Wong)

  • Re The Grande Holdings Ltd[2018] HKCFI 507 (HCCW 177/2011) – discovery; fiduciary duty of provisional liquidators to account (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Mental Health

  • C v B [2019] HKCA 321 (CACV 83/2018) – appointment of committee; enduring powers of attorney (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Bernard Man SC, with Ms Bonnie Cheng)

  • Defamation / Media

  • Yip Hai Tak v Kan Pui Kwan & Others, HCA 2215/2016 – defamation; justification; qualified privilege (as sole advocate)

  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

  • Tong Bing Lun v Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, AAB 12/2017 – administrative appeal; data protection principle (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC)

  • Contact

    Tel:(+852) 2523 2003


    Name:Candy Chau

    Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Banking / Finance
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Equity / Trust
  • Mental Health
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Defamation / Media
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Arbitration
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Probate / Succession
  • Professional Liability
  • Disciplinary
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Planning
  • Education


    MA, University of Cambridge


    PCLL, University of Hong Kong


    BA (Hons) in Law, University of Cambridge


    BA (Ethics, Politics & Economics; Music), Yale University

    Publications And Articles

  • Contributing Editor, Hong Kong Civil Procedure

  • Scholarship And Prizes


    Bar Scholarship


    Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training

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