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Victor Lui    呂駿彥大律師

Call:2018 (HK)

Profile

Victor joined Chambers in 2018 after completion of pupillage with Mr. Richard Khaw SC, Mr. Jin Pao SC, Mr. Derek Chan SC and Mr. Anthony Chan. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Judicial Assistant to the Court of Final Appeal. During his studies, Victor actively participated in various moots, including the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in 2014 and 2015. He was awarded the Best Speaker in both Hong Kong regional rounds. His team ranked 20th of 116 teams in the 2015 international rounds.

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Selected Cases

Company

  • Re Sino-I Technology Ltd [2022] HKCFI 2325, appeared for applicant for extension of time for listed company to hold annual general meeting and lay reporting documents (as sole advocate)

  • Re Win China International Industrial Limited (HCCW 381/2019), drafted pleadings and witness statements in unfair prejudice petition on grounds of exclusion from management and misapplication of company’s assets (led by Ms. Sara Tong SC)

  • Leung Hoi Shan & Ors v Win China International Industrial Ltd & Ors (HCMP 259/2020), appeared as applicants for inspection of documents of wholly-owned subsidiary in their capacity as directors / shareholders of the parent (led by Ms. Sara Tong)

  • Power Securities Co Ltd v Sin Kwok Lam & Ors (CACV 594/2019); Best Year Enterprises Ltd & Anor v Power Securities Co Ltd & Anor (CACV 59/2020), appeared as a respondent on appeal (applicant at first instance) to strike out conspiracy claim based on the principle against recovery for reflective loss, issue estoppel and Henderson abuse of process (led by Mr. Jin Pao SC)

  • Re Trade Treasure Ltd [2019] HKCFI 2976, appeared as applicants for rectification or removal of information on the Companies Register and restoration of deregistered company (as sole advocate)

  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery

  • Kot See For v Kung Ho Yin & Ors (HCA 2208/2019)

    • settled statement of claim against fraudsters and fund recipients for an investment scam perpetrated on the plaintiff, claims based on conspiracy to injure, trust, equitable proprietary claim, knowing receipt, unjust enrichment and fraudulent misrepresentation (led by Ms. Sara Tong and with Ms. Esther Mak)

    • [2021] 4 HKC 208, [2021] HKCFI 711: appeared as plaintiff for judgment in default of defence for damages and declaratory relief (as sole advocate)

  • Kot See For v HSBC & Ors (HCMP 730/2019), appeared as applicant for ex parte gagging orders and inter partes Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders against 5 banks which recipients of funds traceable to the applicant had accounts with (led by Ms. Sara Tong)

  • Kot See For v HSBC & Ors (HCMP 2137/2018), appeared as applicant for Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders against 11 banks which recipients of funds defrauded from the applicant had accounts with (led by Mr. Victor Dawes SC and Ms. Sara Tong)

  • Ibiden Hungary Kft v Coret Industrial Ltd & Ors (HCA 1754/2019), appeared as plaintiff for ex parte proprietary and Mareva injunctions (with ancillary disclosure) against recipients of funds transferred by the plaintiff pursuant to a cyber fraud (led by Mr. Anthony Chan)

  • Commercial

  • Wong To Yick Wood Lock Ointment Ltd v Man On Dispensary Co Ltd (DCCJ 4318/2021), drafted statement of claim for recovery of judgment debt against transferee of pharmacy business with directors / shareholders similar to the transferor’s

  • Bank of Communications Trustee Ltd v China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group Overseas Co Ltd & Anor (HCA 146/2020), appeared for plaintiff to seek summary judgment against bond issuer and guarantor upon default in payment and to oppose stay of execution pending appeal (see [2021] HKCFI 486) (led by Mr. Jin Pao SC)

  • Addchance Ltd v Herojoy Trading Ltd [2019] HKCFI 1147, appeared as plaintiff to seek final injunction to restrain presentation of winding up petition on the bona fide dispute that the alleged debt represented misappropriations by a former director (led by Mr. Victor Dawes SC)

  • Building / Construction

  • DC Systems Digital Communications Ltd v Imperial Pacific International Holdings Ltd (HCA 2041/2020), drafted pleadings for plaintiff for claims on unpaid invoices in respect of electrical engineering works

  • Milestone Builder Engineering Ltd v Yau Kwong Contracting Ltd [2020] HKCFI 2669, appeared as defendant to oppose injunction to restrain presentation of winding up petition based on unpaid interim payments under a construction sub-contract (as sole advocate)

  • Cheuk Sze Cheung Philip v Yim Ting Fung (DCCJ 2838/2019), drafted pleadings and witness statements for plaintiff in dispute over defective construction works and materials and restitution of overpayments

  • Arbitration

  • Primetals Technologies India Private Ltd v Steel Authority of India Ltd & Ors (ICC No. 24369/PTA), assisted the Tribunal (constituted of Mr. Charles Manzoni QC SC) as pupil arbitrator in trial for unpaid detention and demurrage costs caused by contractual delays

  • Insolvency

  • Re Can Build Management Ltd (HCCW 408/2021), appeared as petitioning creditor for winding up of respondent company for indisputable debt and its inability to pay (as sole advocate)

  • Lu Yongliang v Bank of China Ltd, Dongguan Branch & Anor (CACV 512/2019)

    • [2020] HKCA 1089: appeared as applicant for adducing new evidence on appeal on grounds of fraud (led by Mr. Bernard Man SC)
    • [2021] 6 HKC 46, [2021] HKCA 1048: appeared as applicant on appeal on statutory enforcement of Mainland judgments by bankruptcy process (led by Mr. Bernard Man SC and with Mr. Danny Tang)
  • Liquidators of OBM Holdings Co Ltd & Anor v Lee Pui Yee Vicky & Ors (HCA 2184/2020), drafted defence for former directors against allegations of transactions to defraud company’s creditors involving the licensing and sale of a trademark

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • Gao Yueci & Anor v So Chun Yu & Ors (DCCJ 3905/2020), drafted defence and counterclaim for developer against claims in vicarious liability for alleged misrepresentations by estate agents in first-hand sales and to counterclaim for deficiency in price on re-sales

  • Forever City Investment Ltd v Waycon Development Ltd (HCA 1894/2020), drafted defence and counterclaim in dispute over ceiling height and vent ducts of property in a first-hand sale

  • Conflict of Laws

  • Giorgio Armani SpA v Elan Clothes Co Ltd [2020] 1 HKLRD 354, appeared for defendant to oppose application for a final anti-suit injunction on grounds of the proper construction of the arbitration clause (led by Mr. Jin Pao SC)

  • China CITIC Bank Corp Ltd (Quanzhou) v Li Kwai Chun & Ors [2019] HKCFI 2540, appeared for plaintiff to oppose application to set aside registration of Mainland judgments in Hong Kong (led by Mr. Jat Sew-Tong SC and Mr. Jonathan Chang)

  • Injunction / Contempt

  • Kot See For v Chan Leong Hang (HCMP 2323/2020)

    • [2021] 3 HKC 516, [2021] HKCFI 498: appeared as applicant to seek an order of committal for the respondent’s breach of disclosure obligations in proprietary and Mareva injunction (as sole advocate)

    • [2021] HKCFI 1305: made submissions on sentencing for the respondent’s contempt (as sole advocate)

  • Brand Rise Ltd & Ors v Wah Tat Marble Co Ltd (HCA 1663/2019), appeared as plaintiffs to seek interlocutory injunction to restrain unauthorised entry into construction site and office premises (as sole advocate)

  • Pan Xiao Ting & Anor v Tse Sze Lok [2019] HKDC 1634, appeared as plaintiffs to seek an interlocutory injunction to restrain unauthorised entry into home and office and to prevent personal abuse and harassment (as sole advocate)

  • Probate / Succession

  • Huang Meixia v Leung Hoi Shan & Ors [2021] HKCFI 3727, appeared as defendants to oppose revocation of grant of letters of administration on grounds that estate had been fully distributed with beneficiaries’ consent and accounted for (led by Ms. Sara Tong)

  • Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Insolvency
  • Equity / Trust
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Arbitration
  • Banking / Finance
  • Building / Construction
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Probate / Succession
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Appointments And Public Office

  • 2017, 2020-22 Part-time Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong (on Equity & Trusts)

  • 2017 Coach at the University of Hong Kong for the Jessup Moot Competition

  • Education

    2016

    LLM, University of Cambridge (First Class Honours)

    2015

    PCLL, University of Hong Kong

    2014

    LLB, University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)

    2012

    BSocSc (Government and Laws), University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)

    Scholarship And Prizes

    2016

    Bar Scholarship

    2016

    E.M. Burnett Prize for First Class in LLM / MCL (Hughes Hall)

    2015

    Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies

    2014

    Temple Chambers Pupillage Award

    2014

    Baker and McKenzie Subject Prize in Commercial Law

    2012

    HKU Worldwide Exchange Scholarship

    2012

    Dean’s Honours List

    2011

    Dean’s Honours List

    languages

    Fluent in English, Cantonese, and Putonghua

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