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Chantel Lin林茵大律師

Academic Qualifications
2013: PCLL (The University of Hong Kong) 
2011: MA in Law (University of Bristol) 
2009: MCL (The University of Hong Kong)
2008: LLB (Guangdong University of Finance and Economics) (First Class Honours) 
 
Scholarships and Awards
Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship 2015
Association of China-appointed Attesting Officers Scholarship
Leslie Wright Scholarship
Awarded 17 scholarships and prizes throughout her legal studies 

Practice Profile:
 
Practice in all areas of work
 
Chantel is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.   She has been instructed in a wide range of cases such as PRC cross-border litigations, probate and trusts litigations, general civil and commercial, family/matrimonial proceedings, mental health applications, interlocutory applications, medical negligence and magistracy appeals.  Chantel has provided expert opinions on Hong Kong law in respect of contract, agency, guarantee,company, trusts and restitution to various courts of the PRC.  She has been appointed as a Legal Consultant of Jiangsu FD Yongheng Law Firm of PRC since 2016.
 
Chantel has appeared as an advocate (either on her own right or as a led junior) in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Family Court and the Magistrates’ Courts.
 
Chantel has degrees in 3 different jurisdictions.  She came top in her LLB in Guangzhou, China prior to obtaining her master degrees in Hong Kong and England respectively.  She served her internships in some solicitor firms in Guangzhou, China and marshalled in Guangdong Higher People’s Court and Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court.  In addition, Chantel has various working experience in some distinguished chambers in the UK, including Essex Court Chambers, Keating Chambers, Monckton Chambers, Maitland Chambers and St John’s Chambers.  She was a selected mooter at the ESU-Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition and Essex Court Chambers-Singapore Academy of Law International Mooting Competition. 
 
Chantel is a native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker.
  
Selected Cases
Contentious Probate / Administration
 > Cheng Wan Lan v Kwok Cheung Chee, CACV 128/2014 (with Nelson Miu)
 > Chen Cheryl Deanna v Chen Pak Yin Stella,CACV 24/2015
 Lau Kin Wing Ken & Anor v Deng Yujiao & Anor [2019] HKCA 769 (led by Audrey Eu SC)
 > Lau Kin Wing Ken & Anor v Deng Yujiao & Anor [2018] HKCFI 949 (led by Audrey Eu SC)
 > Lau Kin Wing Ken & Anor v Deng Yujiao & Anor [2018] HKCFI 121 (with Nelson Miu)
 > Tso Wai Moon & Ors v Chu Sau Ling HCAP 18/2014 (with Andrew Mak)
 > Sze Kam Wah v Sze Hong Wah, HCMP 673/2015
 > Cheung Tak Kuen v Cheung Loy, HCMP 13/2016
 > Re Estate of Ng Kin Man, HCAP 16/2016
  
Commercial and Trusts
 > Wang Ping & Anor v Sze Mee Lai & Anor, HCA 2126/2011 (led by CY Li SC)
 > Ho Wai Kwong v Ho Kam Chui, HCA 1224/2016 (led by CY Li SC)
 > JC Engineering Inc v Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited, HCMP 1833/2016
 
 Company
 > Re GVR (Hong Kong) Holdings Group Co., Limited, HCMP 2432/2016
 > In the matter of Hekenberg Sino Limited, HCCW 331/2017
 > Choi Chi Wai v Cheng Ka Shing, Lee Pak Kee, Hong Kong Agriculture Special Zone Limited, Hong Kong Pork Exchange Limited, HCMP 2198/2018
 
 Building Management
 > Wing Ming Garment Factory Limited v Sanwa Trading (HK) Limited, HCA 1805/2016 (led by Audrey Eu SC)
 
 Medical Negligence and Personal Injuries
 > Wong Yin Lin v The Hospital Authority, HCPI 391/2017
 > Man Yun Fei Angela v Chan See King & Anor, DCPI 1744/2013
 > Yam Lai Chau v Yam Hing Kuen t/a Union Air-Conditioning Engineering [2018] HKDC 826
 
 Mental Health Application
 > Re YBCF, HCMH 94/2018
 > Re CSL, HCMH 77/2014
 
 Inheritance Claims
 > FSHV v HSBC Trustee (Hong Kong) Limited, FCMP 84/2019
 > Swart Etienne Darrell v Ki Yeonghong, FCMP 208/2016
 > LLS v LCL, FCMP 221/2013
 > CSL v LWS & Ors, FCMP 111/2015
 
 Child Matter
 > Re CYT (a minor), FCMP 276/2016
 
 Others
 > Advising on the matter of the interpleader application in respect of PRC land and company shares (led by CY Li SC)
 > Advising on the matter of trust scheme in respect of PRC real estate in Hong Kong
 > Advising on the exclusive mangement contract in the entertainment industry
 > Advising on the matter in respect of the law of air, aviation insurance and the conflicts of law
 Advising on the matter in respect of multi-level marketing and Pyramid Scheme Prohibition Ordinance (Cap 617)
 > Advising on the matter in respect of charitable trusts
 
 Public Service
Member of Hong Kong Bar Association, Standing Committee on Greater China Affairs (since 2017)
 
Publication
Contributing Editor: The Hong Kong Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents: Wills and Probate (2nd Edn, 2018)
Contributing Editor: Butterworths Hong Kong Probate, Administration and Trustee Handbook (4th Edn, 2016)
 
Recent Lectures / CPD Talks
LexOmnibus CPD Seminar: “Contentious Probate and Administration of Estate” (14 March 2019) 
LexOmnibus CPD Seminar: “Contentious Probate and Administration of Estate (22 March 2018)
LexOmnibus CPD Seminar: “PRC Cross Border Dispute and Litigation” (10 August 2017)






 

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 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 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 Jeff Chan Jolie M.H. Kung Francis H.C. Chung Li Pak Hei
Kelly Shum Julia Ming-hao Au
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