Wilson Hui practices broadly in civil and commercial litigation. He has advised and represented clients in cases involving, trust, tax, charity, contract, merger and acquisition, professional negligence, personal injuries, insurance and family law disputes, etc. He also received instructions to advise and represent the Commissioner of Inland Revenue in tax appeals.
Apart from court proceedings, Wilson has also advised and represented clients in mediation, arbitration and tribunal hearings. He has also acted as expert on Hong Kong Law in court proceedings in Taiwan and the PRC.
He is also enrolled as barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia.
He was a part-time tutor at the School of Law of City University of Hong Kong between 2007 and 2009.
He served as a committee member of the Special Committee for Young Barristers of the Hong Kong Bar Association between 2006 and 2008.
Called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2006.
Enrolled as barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia in 2006.
- PCLL, The University of Hong Kong
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, The College of Law, New South Wales
- Bachelor of Laws, The University of Melbourne
- Bachelor of Commerce (specialised in Accounting), The University of Melbourne
- St Joseph’s College, Hong Kong
Instructed to advise and represent the Commissioner of Inland Revenue in tax appeals.
Represented the successful plaintiff in seeking a warrant for committal against the defendant who had failed to comply with court orders in relation to O.48 of the Rules of High Court (HCMP 58/2018).
Represented a philanthropist in an action against an organisation that enjoys tax exemption as charitable institution under s. 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance for mishandling of funds. The relevant issues include the applicability of the cy-pres doctrine and charitable trust (HCA 1261/2016) (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC).
Represented two insurance professionals including the top selling director of an international insurance company who have both successfully defended all the disciplinary charges against them at the Insurance Agents Registration Board (IARB). The allegations include the mishandling of clients’ funds and failure to render proper advice on the insurance policies (with Mr Robin McLeish).
Represented the successful claimant in an arbitration. The claimant, an aircraft management company, has successfully claimed against the aircraft owner for its fees and charges incurred. The claimant also dismissed all counterclaims alleging the breach of aviation rules, failure to maintain the aircraft and provide adequate pilots, cabin crew and mechanics. Expert evidence on aviation regulations and aircraft maintenance considered (with Mr Richard Khaw).
Advised and represented a hydropower company in a dispute arising from the mergers and acquisitions of over 20 companies at the consideration of over RMB 300 million (HCA 901/2015).
Advised and represented a businessman in a High Court trial fixed for 10 days. The parties eventually reached an amicable settlement at trial. The disputes lasted over a decade and involved complicated issues surrounding the development of a piece of land in the PRC (HCA 2811/2003).
Represented the CEO of a US company in a tax appeal to the Board of Review. One of the issues considered was whether the sum of about USD7.29 million received by the taxpayer pursuant to a confidential settlement agreement should be chargeable to salaries tax (B/R, 44/12).
Advised numerous companies on profits tax issues including the locality of their trading profits (either in his own right or led by Mr Russell Coleman SC, now The Hon Mr Justice Coleman).
Advised a manufacturing company on tax deductibility of bad debts (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC, now The Hon Mr Justice Coleman)
Advised a shipbuilder on contractual and arbitration issues (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC, now The Hon Mr Justice Coleman)
Advised on stamp duty issues in respect of a lease agreement.
Advised in matrimonial dispute on the issues of matrimonial finance and maintenance for the wife and children (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC, now The Hon Mr Justice Coleman)
Regularly advised the plaintiffs or defendants in personal injury cases on the issues of liability, quantum and evidence.
Advised insurers on issues including insurance coverage and policy liability.
Advised the Legal Aid Department on the merits of cases for the purposes of considering whether legal aid should be granted.
Administrative and Public LawArbitrationChanceryCommercial LawCompany and InsolvencyCompetition LawCriminal LawFamily LawIntellectual PropertyLand and Property LawMediationProbate and AdministrationRegulatory and DisciplinaryTax LawTort and Personal Injuries