Emily Ting 丁瀅
Call : 2019 (HK)
Set : Main
Practice Areas
Administrative and Public LawChanceryChinese Customary LawCommercial LawCompany and InsolvencyCompetition LawCriminal LawDefamationEmploymentLand and Property LawProbate and AdministrationPublic International LawRegulatory and DisciplinaryTax LawTort and Personal Injuries
Contact
Email : [email protected] Secretary : Nelly Kwok [email protected]

Emily has a broad civil practice. She regularly advises on and handles cases involving land and property law (including land compulsory sale applications, easements, government leases, mortgage actions, adverse possession, and building management disputes) and trust and probate issues. She continues to develop a wide range of practice areas such as commercial disputes, competition, insolvency, family, tax, as well as judicial review and public law matters.

Emily was called to the Bar in 2019 upon completion of her pupillage with Ms. Maggie Wong SC, Ms. Queenie Lau (now Ms. Queenie Lau SC), Mr. Earl Deng, and Mr. Ross Yuen. She was awarded the Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship in 2019.

Before joining Chambers in September 2020, Emily was a Judicial Assistant at the Court of Final Appeal between 2019 and 2020, where she assisted judges in appeals, leave applications and other research and publications.

Emily completed her Juris Doctor degree and P.C.LL at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during which she was awarded prizes for academic excellence and advocacy. She also took part in the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Prior to studying law, Emily read English Literature at King’s College London.


PCLL (Distinction), Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018)

JD, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2017)

BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature, King’s College London (2015)


Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2019)

Hong Kong Bar Association Prize for Trial Advocacy (2018)

Jarvis & Kensington Prize for Trial Advocacy (2018)

JD Gold Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Merit (2017)

JD Bronze Scholarship for Academic Merit (2016)

Best Memorial for the Prosecution, 14th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot (2016)


Law Reporter (HKCFAR and HKLRD) (2020 – present)

Judicial Assistant, Court of Final Appeal (2019-2020)


LAND 

Ever Great Development Limited v Fong Yau Shun & others [2023] HKLdT 50 (as sole advocate): Acted for respondent minority owner in the trial of the application for compulsory sale for redevelopment of Nos. 177-191 Tai Kok Tsui Road, involving dispute over the applicant’s entitlement to make the application due to its 100% ownership of certain subject lots

Peace Ever Limited & others v Au Kai & others [2023] HKLdT 41 (with Ross Yuen): Acted for multiple respondent minority owners in the trial of the application for compulsory sale for redevelopment of Nos. 983-987A King’s Road & Nos. 16-94 Pan Hoi Street, Quarry Bay, involving objection to order for sale on the ground of undue hardship; record-breaking reserve price of HK$6.31 billion set by the Lands Tribunal

China Orchid International Limited & others v Fujitec (HK) Company Limited & others [2023] HKLdT 38 (with Ross Yuen):  Acted for multiple respondent minority owners in the trial of an application for compulsory sale for redevelopment under Cap. 545 of Wah Ha Factory Building, Quarry Bay in which the Tribunal set a record-breaking reserve price of HK$5.125 billion and gave value to unauthorised building works and encroachments in assessing existing use value of the existing units

Lead Harvest Group Limited & others v Cheong Wing Electric Ltd & another [2022] HKLdT 8 (led by Denis Chang SC and with Ross Yuen):  Acted for respondent minority owner in the trial of the application for compulsory sale for redevelopment under Cap. 545 of Zung Fu Industrial Building, Quarry Bay

DCCJ 1241/2021: Acted for squatter in adverse possession claim of a flat

HCA 1135/2020: Acted for the mortgagee in recovery of possession and repayment of multiple loans secured by multiple mortgages

Advisory work on issues including, inter alia, construction of Government leases, easements, mortgagee actions, town planning and building planning, adverse possession, compulsory sale, building management and landlord and tenant disputes

COMPETITION

Competition Commission v T.H. Lee Book Company Limited (CTEA 2/2020) (led by Maggie Wong SC and with Connie Lee): competition enforcement action proceedings on alleged price fixing and bid-rigging in the textbook retail industry

COMMERCIAL

Re China Properties Group (in liquidation) [2023] HKCFI 2346 (led by Laurence Li SC and with James Wood): Acted for liquidators in successful application for mandatory injunctions to give effect to Hong Kong winding-up order of Cayman Islands-incorporated company holding BVI, Hong Kong and PRC subsidiaries

HCA 1609/2022: Acted for guardian ad litem of mentally incapacitated person in dispute in relation to beneficial ownership of joint account and successful application for Court’s approval of settlement under O.80 of the Rules of the High Court

DCCJ 5221/2015: Acted for plaintiff in successfully resisting striking out for want of prosecution after 4.5 years of inaction by plaintiff

DCCJ 654/2023: Acted for plaintiff creditor in summary judgment application in claim for repayment of loans against guarantors

HCA 1861/2019: Acted for the plaintiff in successful bankers’ records application and variation of injunction application


Career Talk at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 


Denis Chang’s Chambers organised an open house for local law students

 

Hybrid CPD Talk at DCC on 25 October 2023

 

Denis Chang’s Chambers supports the Moot Court Summer School for the fourth consecutive year

 

Compulsory sale: Lands Tribunal rules on the inclusion of 100%-owned lots in compulsory sale applications for calculating average ownership in multiple lots with buildings connected by common staircase

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION – 2020/22 Recognition Scheme for Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services

 

Land and Property Law — Record reserve price set in compulsory sale for redevelopment ordered by the Lands Tribunal

 


Hong Kong Wildlife Law: Isabel Tam and Emily Ting contribute to ADM Capital Foundation’s latest report on Hong Kong’s exotic pet trade

 

Upcoming Webinar: Advising Owners on Legal Issues: Strategic approaches on Tenants, Building Management, and Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment – 19 August 2022, 2:30pm to 5:45pm

 

Exemption clauses in the Deed of Mutual Covenant: A built-in shield against liability for building managers?

 

Wildlife Conservation: Hong Kong passes landmark bill to incorporate wildlife trafficking into the Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance

 

Summary possession of land under Order 113: practical tips

 

 
Court rules in favour of Receivers in multi-billion dollar Goldin Financial Case

 

 
Randy Shek and Isabel Tam advise on ADM Capital Foundation’s White Paper on protection of endangered species

 

 
Denis Chang’s Chambers welcomes five new tenants