Samantha Lau 劉韻瑩
Call : 2020 (HK); 2021 (NY)
Set : Main
Practice Areas
Administrative and Public LawArbitrationChanceryCommercial LawCompany and InsolvencyFamily LawLand and Property LawProbate and AdministrationRegulatory and DisciplinaryTax LawTort and Personal Injuries
Email : [email protected] Secretary : Nelly Kwok [email protected]

Samantha graduated from the University of Hong Kong with double first-class degrees in law and government, before attending Harvard Law School for postgraduate studies, where she graduated with a top prize for her essay on equality law. She later served as a judicial assistant of the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong, before being awarded the Hong Kong Bar Scholarship. She is also called to the Bar in New York.

Samantha served pupillage with Mr Derek Chan SC, Mr Robin D’Souza, Mr Tim Parker and Mr Richard Yip before joining Denis Chang’s Chambers.

Samantha accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice, and she is quickly developing a predominantly civil practice with an emphasis on commercial and public law litigation, and also securities law.

Samantha is able to provide legal advice and conduct hearings in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

• Barrister (Hong Kong) (2020)

• Attorney (New York) (2021)

LLM, Harvard Law School (2018)

PCLL, University of Hong Kong (2017)

LLB (First Class Honours), University of Hong Kong (2016)

BSS (Govt & Laws) (First Class Honours), University of Hong Kong (2014)

Bar Scholarship (2019)

Harvard Law School Writing Prize (2018)

Dean’s Honours List (2014)

CompliancePlus Consulting Limited Prize (2014)

Philip KH Wong Foundation Scholarship (2014)

Serena Yang Award (2013)

Judicial Assistant (Court of Final Appeal) (2018-2019)

Co-author, article “Countering the Regional Trend of Recognising the Equal Enjoyment of Socio-economic and Fundamental Rights for the LGBT Community”