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CEDR Accredited Mediator
Tel No:(852) 2524 2156
Fax:(852) 2810 5656
E-mail:carolwong@siroswald.com
Carol Wong王洛媛大律師

Academic Qualifications
LLB (University of Hong Kong)
PCLL (University of Hong Kong)
LLM (University of Cambridge)
 
Bar Scholarship, Hong Kong Bar Association (2012)
Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship, Hong Kong Bar Association (2012)
British Chevening Postgraduate Scholarship, British Council and HSBC (full scholarship for LLM studies at the University of Cambridge) (2011)
Best Non-Native Speaking Team Award, International Criminal Court Trial Competition, the Hague (2011)
Dean’s Honours List (2007-2008, 2009-2010)
Neil Kaplan Award (Hon. Mention) for Best Oralist, Eric Bersten Award (Hon. Mention) and Peter Sanders Award (Hon. Mention) for Best Claimant’s Memorandum, Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Hong Kong and Vienna (2010)
Deacons Cup for Best Oralist and Hong Kong Bar Association Cup for Best Team, University of Hong Kong Compulsory Moot Competition (2009)
Best Oralist and Champion Team, Arculli Fong & Ng in association with King & Wood Basic Law Moot (2009)
First Runner-up, Asian Law Students’ Association International Humanitarian Law Moot, Malaysia (2008)
Hong Kong University Foundation Entrance Scholarship, University of Hong Kong (2007)
Young Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship, University of Hong Kong (2007)
London International Public Speaking Scholarship, English Speaking Union (2007)
Grantham Scholars of the Year Award, Grantham Scholarship Fund (2006)
 
Other Professional Qualifications
CEDR Accredited Mediator
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
 
Practice
Carol has a broad practice in general civil and commercial matters, contract, tort, land and property, matrimonial, equity and trust, company, insolvency, bankruptcy and arbitration. She has appeared at all levels from the Magistrates’ Court to the Court of Final Appeal. Besides litigation, Carol has experience as a mediator in property and family related disputes. She is akin to a native speaker in Putonghua and has ample experience in handling PRC clients.
 
Selected Cases
Arbitration 
> Attended an arbitration hearing which the High Court ordered a remission based on the arbitrator’s omission to consider an issue on limitation.  Arbitral award granted in October 2015.
> A v. B [2015] 3 HKLRD 586, HCCT 40/2014, judgment dated 15 June 2015: Application to set aside an arbitral award.
 
Banking, company, insolvency and bankruptcy
> On Sky Enterprise (HK) Limited v. Lanco International Holdings Limited and others  [2017] 1 HKLRD 941, HCA 529/2010 and HCMP 921/2010, November 2015:  9-day trial in relation to various loan and guarantee agreements, undue influence, misrepresentation, indemnity and contribution, pre-judgment and post-judgment interest. 
> Re Xu Xiuzhi, ex parte CTBC Bank Co. Ltd (formerly known as Chinatrust Commercial Bank Ltd) HCB 8815/2014, judgment dated 2 September 2015:  Defending a bankruptcy petition of the Creditor.
> The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited v Xu Xiuzhi HCMP 1637/2014 in November 2014: Defending an Order 88 mortgage action.
> Re Mitsa (HK) Limited HCCW 67/2012, judgment dated 30 October 2013: Winding-up case involving the application for indemnity costs against a company and its directors subject to winding-up proceedings.
> Advised  and appeared in court on shareholders’ and other disputes within companies, unfair prejudice actions, derivative actions, enforcement of securities etc.

Civil and commercial
> LAA 206/2017, May 2017: Legal Aid Appeal hearing for the aided person. 
> Wai Chun Incorporation Limited and Profit Choice (HK) Limited v 羅民基 DCCJ 1980/2012, judgment dated 26 November 2015: Application for variation of costs order nisi.
> Tsang Yuet Mui, v Wan On and others HCMP 2314/2012, judgment dated 13 October 2015:  Amendment of judgment under O. 20 r.11.
> 李超明 v 天傳有限公司,香港國際機場管理局維修部 and 通力電梯 (香港) 有限公司 CACV 29/2015, Chinese judgment dated 6 August 2015:  Appeal hearing of a security for costs application.
> Fok Hing (HK) Trading Limited and PT. Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur TBK v Gunawan-indra, trading as Bumipala Dhanadwipa (also known as Toko Indonesia Gajahmada) CACV 74/2014, judgment dated 4 July 2014: Striking out of a notice of appeal to appeal against a default judgment.
> Siu Kai Ming v Lau Sai Hing CACV 143/2013, judgment dated 21 May 2014: Application to vary costs order nisi.
> Re Martin John Pointer QC [2014] 2 HKLRD 498, HCMP 3453/2013, judgment dated 28 February 2014: Ad hoc admission of a London QC under section 27 of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159).
> Advised and appeared in court on security for costs, conflict of laws and other cross-border disputes, disputes within unincorporated associations and various civil procedure matters etc. 

Injunction
> Lau Wing Yiu v Ng Mok Hing and others HCA 165/2016, judgment dated 22 January 2016:  Application for an urgent injunction in relation to the right of way in a village house in the New Territories.
> District Court case DCCJ 4533/2015, October 2015:  Application for an ex parte domestic Mareva injunction and an ancillary disclosure order. 
> Lands Tribunal case LDBM 314/2013 November 2014: Appeared on behalf of the Incorporated Owners in opposing an injunction application for holding of meeting.
> District Court case DCCJ 1778/2014May 2014: Application for an ex parte domestic Mareva injunction and an ancillary disclosure order. 
> X v. A and others HCA 2433/2013, judgment dated 5 February 2014: Application for an ex parte worldwide Mareva injunction and leave for service outside jurisdiction against three parties to freeze their assets inside and outside jurisdiction.  Application for ancillary disclosure orders against five additional parties including banks to reveal the status of the assets of the enjoined parties.
 
Land and property
> The Incorporated Owners of San Po Kong Mansion v. On Rich (HK) Investment Limited, HCA 557/2013, March 2017: 4-day trial on building management disputes between the Incorporated Owners and the co-owners; contribution and apportionment of expenses arising out of various litigation proceedings of the building; construction of the deed of mutual covenant and the Building Management Ordinance (Cap. 344). 
> Wong Pui Wan v. Wong Wing Kwong, Wong Wing Ming and Wong Sau Ping, DCCJ 118/2014, November 2016: 12-day trial on adverse possession, easement etc. 
> Fairwing Investment Ltd v Wan Sai Chung and Wan Sai Hang HCA 2460/2014, judgment dated 10 May 2016:  Summary judgment application to vacate an instrument pending registration in the Land Registry.
> Siu Kai Ming v Lau Sai Hing (2015) 18 HKCFAR 38, FACV 8/2014, judgment dated 5 February 2015:  An appeal to the Court of Final Appeal on land contracts involving the exercise of option or pre-emptive right therein.  
> Tai Fat Development (Holding) Co Ltd  v The Incorporated Owners of Gold King Industrial Building CACV 22/2014, judgment dated 5 October 2016: Leave application involving dispute of a deed of mutual covenant.
> Che Sio Fong v Fung Wai Kam DCCJ 987/2012, judgment dated 7 January 2015: Application in a land dispute to enforce an injunction by lifting a stay of execution and opposing a request for stay of execution under a liberty to apply provision.
> Siu Kai Ming v Lau Sai Hing CACV 143/2013, judgment dated 13 June 2014: Application for leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal in relation to a land dispute.
> Siu Kai Ming v Lau Sai Hing CACV 143/2013, judgment dated 20 March 2014: Appeal involving the interpretation of land contracts and the exercise of option or pre-emptive right therein.
> Advised and appeared in court on adverse possession, boundary disputes, vacating registration in the Land Registry, breach of deed of mutual covenant, breach of Government lease and re-entry by Government, bona vacantia (vesting of properties in the Government due to dissolution of companies), small village houses in the New Territories, rescission of the sale and purchase agreement of land, manager’s responsibilities  etc.

Matrimonial
> FCMC 2927/2007, March 2017: Appeared on behalf of the husband in the Children’s Dispute Resolution hearing. 
FCJA 2096/2010, September 2016: Appeared on behalf of the wife to defend an application to vary a maintenance order in a trial.
> 楊 v 朱 FCMC 4782/2015, Chinese judgment dated 4 July 2016 : Appeared on behalf of the Respondent (wife) to defend a divorce petition on the ground of two years separation in a trial.
> FCMC 1240/2012, August 2014: Appeared on behalf of the Intervener (wife’s mother) in a matrimonial trial in relation to an application under section 17 of the Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Ordinance (Cap 192).
> Advised on child custody and ancillary relief applications, setting aside orders granted in divorce proceedings etc; attended hearings in relation to financial and children dispute resolutions.
 
Tort and defamation
> Yuen Chi Man Daniel v Cheng Pui Man HCA 1410/2014, judgment dated 8 December 2015:  Striking out application in relation to a defamation claim.
> Wai Chun Incorporation Limited and Profit Choice (HK) Limited v 羅民基  [2015] 5 HKLRD 368,    DCCJ 1980/2012, judgment dated 23 September 2015: 4-day trial involving a negligence claim in the employment context.
> Advised on claims involving negligence, nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher.
 
Other related practice
Carol has been actively involved in Mainland China affairs.  She has been appointed as a legal consultant of Wintell & Co., a Shanghai law firm, since 2015.  She has also participated in various mock arbitration demonstrations in Qingdao, Shanghai, Nanjing and Nansha to promote Hong Kong arbitration. 

Carol has taught at different universities:-
> Appointed as a part-time lecturer and gave lectures to undergraduate students at the University of Hong Kong on Tort Law from 2015 to 2016.
> Gave lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Peking University on the Rule of Law from 2014.
> Gave lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students in East China University of Political Science and Law on Conflict of Laws from 2015.
 
Carol has given seminars to professionals in Hong Kong and Mainland China:-
> Gave CPD seminar to Hong Kong solicitors on “The Practical Aspects of Injunctions in Litigation” (12 January 2017)
> Gave seminar in a Shanghai law firm, Wintell & Co. 瀛泰律師事務所, on “Cross-border Legal Issues”, including jurisdiction, choice of law, enforcement, interim measures etc (17 November 2016).   
> Gave seminar to Hong Kong accountants for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants on “Shareholders’ Protection in Private Companies” on derivative action, unfair prejudice petition, just and equitable winding up etc. (11 October 2016).
> Gave CPD seminar to Hong Kong solicitors on “New Territories Land Matters – Overview and Practical Issues”, on adverse possession, easement, small village houses, handling old mortgages etc. (5 October 2016).
> Gave seminar in a Shanghai law firm Co-Effort Law Firm LLP 協力律師事務所 on “Cross-border Legal Issues”, including jurisdiction, choice of law, enforcement, interim measures etc. (25 March 2016).
> Gave seminar in a Shenzhen law firm (Shenxin Lawyers 深信律師事務所) on Hong Kong legal system (24 August 2015).
> Gave CPD seminar to Hong Kong solicitors on “Cross-border Legal Issues”, including jurisdiction, choice of law, enforcement, interim measures etc (15 August 2015).
> Gave seminar to Hong Kong accountants for the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants on “The Insolvency Regime for Accountants” (13 July 2015).

Public Services
Committee member, Pupillage Reform Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2016)
Vice-Chairman, Young Barristers’ Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (2015-2017) (and as Committee member in 2014-2015 and since 2017)
Committee member, China Practice Development Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (2015-2017)
Committee member, Greater China Affairs Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2014)
Executive committee member, University of Hong Kong Law Alumni Association (2013-2015)
Executive committee member, British Chevening Scholars (HK) Association (2012-2013) 

Publications
“How much should a co-owner contribute to the building management fees and expenses”, Conveyancing Litigation in Hong Kong, LexisNexis, 2017 (to be published) 
Chapter 4 on “Mareva injunctions”, Law of Injunctions in Hong Kong, LexisNexis, 2016
Contributing Editor of Hong Kong Civil Procedure (White Book) (since 2015)
“The Application of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill”, Discussion of Civil and Commercial Law by Hong Kong Barristers, Chung Hwa Book Co. (HK) Ltd., 2014 (in Chinese), also published in Shanghai Lawyer, Volume 9 of 2014 (in Chinese)
“A Battle of Wits with Fraudsters: Domestic and Worldwide Mareva Injunction”, Shanghai Lawyer, Volume 2 of 2014 (in Chinese)
Editor of Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies (2009-2010)
 
Languages
English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua). Having obtained the National Putonghua Proficiency Certificate (scoring 89/100), Carol is akin to a native Putonghua speaker.

Members
Edward Chan, S.C. Audrey Eu, S.C. Alice Mok, Q.C. S.C. Ambrose Ho, S.C. Horace Wong, S.C. Li Chau Yuen, S.C.
Andrew Y. S. Mak Margaret Ng Nelson L. Miu Albert Poon Maurice J. Chan Lee Tung Ming
Simon B. C. Chan Wallace Cheung Michael Yin Paul H. M. Leung Tommy Lo Thomas Lee
Elaine Liu Damian Wong Nancy Y. P. Ngai Joyce Leung Kenneth Chung Paul W. P. Mak
David W. K. Tang Matthew Ho Desmond H. K. Leung Norman Nip Verna Lui Clark Wang
Isaac Chan Ken To Kate Poon Jonathan K. W. Lee Selina Kung Jeremy T. Y. Kwong
Adrian C. K. Wong Adrian T. But Alexsander S. T. Wong Julian C.P. Yeung Leon Ho Justin Tong
Christine Yu Carol Wong Andrew C. Y. Tse Prisca Cheung Chantel Lin Nicholas Oh
Leonard H.T. Chow Albert Chan Angie Yan Roger Phang Christy Wong Winnie Li
Brian Chok Avery Chan Lau Ka Kin Justin P. Ismail
Non-practising Barrister
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