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 predominantly civil practice, and has experience in matrimonial, commercial, land, probate and criminal 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)
Committee Member, Standing Committee on Technology (SCTech), Bar Association (2020 – present)
Committee Member, Standing Committee on Future of the Bar Secretariat (SCBarSec), Bar Association (2020 – present)
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2020 – present)
Speaker, Civil Procedure Updates (2018-2019) (CPD Talk), with Carol Lee, Isabel Tam, Anson Wong and Ted Chan.
General Civil and Commercial
Yao Weitang v China Creative Global Holdings Limited  HKCFI 1565 (sole advocate) – Represented the Petitioner. New directions that time extension applications in winding up proceedings shall only be heard by the Companies Judge or any such other Judge as directed.
Sang Cheol Woo v Funvest Global Pte. Ltd. (Singaporean UEN No. 201815433C) (HCMP 847/2020) (with Mr Tim Parker and Mr Kevin Lee) – Ongoing involvement in application to set aside a Section 21M injunction in aid of foreign proceedings.
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 in successfully resisting an application for interim injunction to stay arbitration proceedings.
Lu Shaoping v Wu Lianmo and others  HKCFI 944 (sole advocate) – Represented the 2nd Defendant to set aside regular default judgment, which was consented to by the Plaintiff after substantive hearing.
In the matter of National Investments Fund Limited (HCCW 67/2020) (sole advocate) –Obtained a validation order for a rights issue for the listed company.
KKSR v CLH  HKFC 63 (sole advocate) – Represented the successful Wife in securing maintenance pending suit.
LPS v HKC  HKCA 161 (with Mr Robin Egerton) – Application to the Court of Appeal for leave to appeal judgment on ancillary relief.
CWBA v LWS (FCMC 10645/2008) (sole advocate) – Successful enforcement of 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.
永榮樓、遠榮樓及安榮樓業主立案法團 對 陳信剛及鄧燕明 (LDBM 154/2018) (sole advocate) – Represented the Incorporated Owners for rectification of unauthorized buildings works and water leakage damage.
Probate and Administration:
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.
Wong Yuk Lun & Another v Wong Oi Ping (HCAP 18/2019) (with Mr Robin D’Souza) – Probate proceedings to vacate caveat and pronounce for the validity of a will.
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.
ArbitrationChanceryCommercial LawCompany and InsolvencyCriminal LawEmploymentFamily LawLand and Property LawProbate and AdministrationPublic International LawTax LawTort and Personal Injuries