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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
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 regularly acts as prosecutor-on-fiat for the Department of Justice.
 
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 also has working experience in respect of investment funds, securities, SFC compliance and licensing matters in Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong.

Chantel is a native Mandarin and Cantonese speaker.
 
Selected Cases
Contentious Probate / Administration
Re Estate of Kwok Sze, CACV 128/2014, 15 April 2015- challenge the validity of the will (led by Mr Nelson Miu)
Re Estate of Chen Pang Ping, CACV 24/2015, 1 September 2015 - oppose an application of stay of proceedings
Re Estate of Cheung Hor, HCMP 13/2016, 15 March 2016 - remove the executor of the estate
Re Estate of Lau Heung, HCAP 21/2013, 15 July 2016 - withdraw the interrogatories under O.26 r.3 RHC
Re Estate of Lau Heung, HCAP 21/2013, 6 March 2017 - apply for subpoena duces tecum
Re Estate of Lau Heung, HCAP 21/2013, 22 May 2017 - resist the application for single joint expert
Re Estate of Hsu Cheng Chun, HCMP 673/2015, 24 August 2017 - oppose an application for distribution of the assets
Re Estate of Ng Kin Man, HCAP 16/2016 - seek for an appointment of administrator pendente lite under s.40 PAO
Re Estate of Lau Heung, HCAP 21/2013 - challenge the validity of the will for want