Sheena Wong    黄舒婷大律師

Call:2017 (HK)
AHKIArb:2019

Profile

Sheena joined Chambers after completing pupillage with Mr Bernard Man SC, Ms Maggie Wong SC, Mr Jin Pao SC and Ms Queenie Lau. She is developing a broad civil practice, and has experience in areas such as trust, probate, bankruptcy, insolvency, land law, conveyancing, defamation, matrimonial law, employment law, construction law, judicial review, arbitration and general commercial law.

Sheena has appeared in the District Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal as a sole advocate or as a led junior counsel, and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

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Selected Cases

Equity / Trust

  • Tao Soh Ngun (also known as Lo To Li Kwan) v. HSBC International Trustee Limited [2019] HKCFI 1268 (led by Mr Paul Girolami QC, Mr Eugene Fung SC, and appearing with Mr Wilson Leung and Ms Janet Ho) – 33-day trial, represented the defendant in breach of trust claims concerning the Lo Family Trust

  • Injunction / Contempt

  • Times Square Limited v. Lee Kwun Kit trading as “JL Music” & Ors. [2020] HKCFI 438 – successfully obtained default judgment for permanent injunctions against persons unlawfully occupying the Times Square open piazza by busking or any other forms of street performance; [2019] HKCFI 1641 & [2018] 5 HKLRD 248 – represented the plaintiff in successfully seeking interlocutory injunctions (led by Mr Jin Pao SC)

  • Lee Carol v. Tong Hung Wai Tommy & Ors., HCMP 1851/2018 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) – successfully obtained an ex parte interlocutory injunction with respect to the access, care and supervision of an elderly patient

  • Represented the SFC and obtained ex parte worldwide and local Mareva-type injunctions under section 213 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance against 16 defendants (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Advised a bank (acting on behalf of a syndicate of lenders) on an urgent application for ex parte Mareva injunction in aid of foreign proceedings under section 21M of the High Court Ordinance (Cap. 4) (led by Mr Charles Manzoni QC SC)

  • Securities & Regulation

  • Securities and Futures Commission v. Kwok Wing & Ors. [2019] HKCFI 2322 (led by Mr Bernard Man SC) – represented the SFC in obtaining a disqualification order against former director of a listed company (under section 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance by Carecraft procedure)

  • Representing the SFC in proceedings under sections 213 and 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Representing the SFC in proceedings under section 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC)

  • Employment

  • Norton House Education Limited v. Lau Kam Yin & Anor., HCA 1958/2017 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – strike-out application in a claim for breach of employment contract

  • Representing a bank in an employment case involving investment banker’s discretionary bonus and claim for unlawful termination (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

  • Advised on claims for unfair dismissal and breach of employment contract

  • Tax / Revenue

  • Kung Kwok Wai David, the executor of the last will of Kung Wong Hau Hin, deceased v. The Commissioner of Estate Duty, HCED 1/2011 (led by Ms Yvonne Cheng SC) – representing the Commissioner in appeal against determination of estate duty involving valuation of land and claims for debt deductions

  • Probate / Succession

  • Re Estate of Chiu Keung, CACV 157/2017 (with Mr Jonathan Chang) – representing the 2nd defendant in an appeal against a judgment giving O.85 directions for distribution of an estate

  • Family / Matrimonial

  • Representing the respondent in proceedings commenced under the Guardianship and Minors Ordinance (Cap. 13) involving claims for reasonable maintenance and settlement of trust fund; advised in proceedings involving injunctions under the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance (Cap. 189) (with Mr Deepak Nagpal and Mr Eugene Yim)

  • Commercial

  • Global Gaming Philippines LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG (Hong Kong) & Enrique K Razon Jr [2019] HKCFI 405 (led by Mr Victor Joffe QC) – represented the plaintiff in third-party discovery application in respect of breach of contract claim

  • K & L Gates v. Aggarwal & Ors. [2019] HKCFI 702 (with Ms Eva Sit) – represented the 9th and 11th defendants in a 3-day specific discovery application in respect of knowing receipt and negligence claims; [2019] HKCA 350 – successfully resisted the plaintiff’s applications for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal and stay of execution of specific discovery order

  • Ng Ting Kwok v. Ng On Kwok and Dan Yin Ping [2017] HKCFI 2335 – successfully obtained summary judgment in respect of debt claim (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC); [2018] HKCFI 2438 – upheld on appeal (with Mr Jonathan Chang)

  • Mai Jieping v. Bright Smart Securities International (HK) Limited, HCA 3083/2016 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) – represented the defendant in strike-out application in respect of claims for breach of contract, tort and fraud

  • Beijing Hankun Law Offices (trading as Han Kun Law Offices in Hong Kong) v. Kenneth Y Choy, HCA 238/2017 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) – summary judgment application in respect of contractual claim

  • Insolvency

  • V Capital Limited v. Margaret Chiu, HCB 7106/2018 – represented petitioning creditor

  • Ng Ting Kwok v. Dan Yin Ping, HCB 1310 and 2098 of 2018 – representing petitioning creditor

  • Company

  • Acted for the petitioner in an unfair prejudice petition and related shareholders’ dispute

  • Advised in claims involving consolidated derivative actions, shareholders’ disputes and breach of director’s duties

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • Advised in a number of claims for adverse possession

  • Advised in a claim resisting repossession of land by mortgagee under O.88 application

  • Advised in a claim for resulting trust and constructive trust in matrimonial home

  • Others

  • Chun Wo Construction & Engineering Co Ltd and Ors. v. The Hong Kong Housing Authority, HCCT 54/2017 (26 January 2017, 16 July 2018) (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – application for leave to appeal against arbitration award arising out of 21 construction contracts; [2019] HKCA 369 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – appeals to the Court of Appeal against arbitration award

  • Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Equity / Trust
  • Insolvency
  • Company
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Probate / Succession
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Defamation / Media
  • Employment
  • Family / Matrimonial
  • Mental Health
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Building / Construction
  • Appointments And Public Office

  • Member, Standing Committee on Young Barristers: 2019 – present

  • Education

    2016

    PCLL, University of Hong Kong

    2015

    BA (Hons) in Law, University of Cambridge (Hughes Hall)
    (First Class Honours)

    2013

    BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford
    (The Queen’s College, on choral scholarship)

    Publications And Articles

  • Contributing Author, Hotten and Ho on Family and Divorce Law in Hong Kong (2019)

  • Scholarship And Prizes

    2016

    Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training

    2015

    Temple Chambers Pupillage Award

    2015

    E.M. Burnett Prize, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge

    2015

    Winner of the Hughes Hall Mooting Competition 2015
    (University of Cambridge)

    2012

    Winner of the Oxford University Hong Kong Mooting Competition

    2011

    The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong Scholarship Grants

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