ArbitrationChanceryCommercial LawCompany and InsolvencyCriminal LawEmploymentFamily LawLand and Property LawProbate and AdministrationPublic International LawTax LawTort and Personal Injuries
Valerie joined Chambers in 2019 after completing her pupillage with Mr Hectar Pun SC, Mr David Boyton, Mr Robin Egerton, Mr Robin D’Souza, and Mr Earl Deng.
Valerie is developing a broad civil practice with a special focus on company and family law. She also has experience in general commercial, land, probate and mental health related matters.
Valerie obtained her law degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to studying law, she read International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She was also a Legislative Council assistant from 2015 to 2018 during her legal studies.
Valerie is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, and she accepts instructions in all areas of work.
- Hong Kong Bar (2019)
- MCIArb (2020)
- PCLL, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018)
- JD, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2017)
- BSc in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (2015)
- University Grants Committee (UGC) funded PCLL place (2017)
- JD Bronze Scholarship for Academic Merit (2016)
Member, Committee on Family Law (CFamL), Bar Association (2022 – present)
Member, Committee on Mediation (CMed), Bar Association (2020 – present)
Member, Standing Committee on Technology (SCTech), Bar Association (2020 – 2022)
Member, Standing Committee on the Future of the Bar Secretariat (SCFBS), Bar Association (2020 – 2022)
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2020)
Speaker, Cross Border Enforcement (CPD Talk), with Robin D’Souza and Flora Lam
Speaker, Civil Procedure Updates (2018-2019) (CPD Talk), with Carol Lee, Isabel Tam, Anson Wong and Ted Chan
General Civil and Commercial
A v B (HCMP 1625/2021) (with Mr Jose Remedios) – Obtained a Mareva injunction and Anton Pillar order under Section 21M in aid of foreign proceedings concerning cryptocurrency.
Re Chan Kin Wing  HKCFI 3330 (sole advocate) – Represented the Petitioner in bankruptcy proceedings concerning a shareholders’ agreement.
Sang Cheol Woo v Funvest Global Pte. Ltd (HCMP 847/2020) (with Mr Tim Parker) – Represented the Defendant in an application to set aside a Section 21M injunction in aid of foreign proceedings.
Yao Weitang v China Creative Global Holdings Limited  HKCFI 1565 (sole advocate) – Represented the Petitioner in winding-up proceedings. New directions were made that time extension applications in winding up proceedings shall only be heard by the Companies Judge or any such other Judge as directed.
Ge Yanhong v Wang Chunyang and Another (HCA 839/2016) (with Mr Robin D’Souza) – Ongoing involvement in fraud claim for proprietary remedies.
Atkins China Limited v China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited  HKCFI 2092 (sole advocate) – Represented the Defendant and resisted an application for interim injunction to stay arbitration proceedings.
Lu Shaoping v Wu Lianmo and others  HKCFI 944 (sole advocate) – Represented the 2nd Defendant. Regular default judgment set aside by consent after substantive hearing.
In the matter of National Investments Fund Limited (HCCW 67/2020) (sole advocate) – Represented the respondent listed company in obtaining a validation order for its rights issue.
KKSR v CLH  HKFC 213 (sole advocate) – Successfully resisted application to vacate Form A at the Land Registry against matrimonial properties.
KKSR v CLH  HKFC 63 (sole advocate) – Represented the Wife in securing maintenance pending suit.
CWBA v LWS (FCMC 10645/2008) (sole advocate) – Represented the Wife in enforcing maintenance payments in arrears by way of attachment order to government pension.
Land and Property
Lu Xiaohua, the administratrix of the estate of Wong Yiu Chung, deceased v Hau Shun Chi Nelson  HKDC 153 (assisted Mr Earl Deng) – Represented the adverse possessor and acquired possessory title to the land in question.
Chun Wai Man v Super Ease Limited & Another  HKDC 312 (sole advocate) – Represented the title owner in adverse possession proceedings.
Probate and Administration / Mental Health
Kwok Yuen Ling, the sole Executrix of the estate of Kwok Wong Shook Ying (also known as Wong Shook Ying) & Another v Chung Wai Kong (HCMP 441/2021) (sole advocate) – Represented the executrix in obtaining declaratory relief and vacating encumbrance against property registered in Land Registry.
HCMP 2694/2006 (sole advocate) – Represented the Committee of a mentally incapacitated person in matters relating to the management of her estate.
Lee Yiu Hong v Well-in Hotel Supplies Co Ltd  HKCFI 2760 (sole advocate) – Leave to appeal against ruling of Labour Tribunal for failure to discharge statutory duty to investigate.