Zabrina S Y Lau
Zabrina S Y Lau
Zabrina S Y Lau

Call: 2008 (HK)
HKIAC Mediator accredited in 2010

Education

  • LLM, University College London
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong
  • CPE (Distinction, 1st in Class in Year 1 & Year 2), University of Hong Kong
  • A.B. (Hons), Harvard University

Contact

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

Secretary

Name:Candy Chau
Email:candy@templechambers.com

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Banking / Finance
  • Commercial
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Company
  • Disciplinary
  • Employment
  • Insolvency
  • Mediation
  • Professional Liability
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Appointments And Public Office

  • Member, Standing Committee on Directorate Salaries and Conditions of Service (April 2020 – present)
  • Chairman, Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings Ordinance) (December 2018 – present)
  • Member, Criminal and Law Enforcement Injury Compensation Boards (June 2018 – present)
  • Member, Passports Appeal Board (October 2017 – September 2023)
  • Member, Disciplinary Panel A of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (February 2017 – January 2022)
  • Member, Appeal Panel (Housing) (April 2016 – March 2022)
  • Member, Railway Objections Hearing Panel (January 2020 – December 2022)
  • Member, Special Committee on Competition Law, HK Bar Association (2013 - 2016)
  • Scholarship And Prizes

  • Bar Scholarship
  • The British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Baxter Award for the overall Best Applicant Memorial, the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
  • Dillard Award and Alona Evans International Rounds Memorial Award, the Philip C Jessup International Law MootCourt Competition
  • Lovells Prize for Outstanding CPE Student
  • Hang Seng Bank Overseas Scholarship - Harvard Scholar
  • Harvard College Scholar
  • Prior work experience

    • Charities Manager, The Hong Kong Jockey Club (April 2003 – March 2004)
    • Associate Consultant, Bain & Company (September 2001 – March 2003)

    Profile

    Zabrina Lau has acted in a wide range of civil matters such as commercial disputes, employment, medical negligence, insurance, shareholders disputes, family trusts, public international law, and building management.

    Experience

    Employment
  • Kao, Lee & Yip v Lau Wing (2008) 11 HKCFAR 576
  • Personal Injury / Medical Negligence
  • Frank Yu Yu Kai v Chan Chi Keung, (2009) 12 HKCFAR 705
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • FG Hemisphere v The Democratic Republic of the Congo & Others (2011) 14 HKCFAR 95
  • Commercial
  • Yiu Yan Che and Others v Yiu Ho Ming, Hermes and Others, HCA 630/2008
  • Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises Pte Ltd v China Citic Bank, CACV 122/2010
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Hong Da Development Investment v China Aoyuan Property Group Ltd, HCMP 2684/2011
  • Professional Liability
  • Wong Siu Ming Jason v Chung Man Wai Rebecca, CACV 237/2012
  • Insurance
  • Richfine Development Ltd t/a Keng Fai Jewellery v Hugh Rupert Rivington [2009] 3 HKLRD 545
  • Re AXA (Hong Kong) Life Insurance Co. Ltd., HCMP 1647/2012
  • Company
  • Guo Jing Jing v Art Master Investment Ltd & Others, HCA 1008/2009
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