2016 (HK)
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Justin P. Ismail石正劻大律師

Academic Qualifications
BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, University of Oxford
LLM (Distinction), University of Hong Kong
PCLL, University of Hong Kong
Scholarships and Prizes
The Woo Po-shing Medal in Law (for best performance in civil and criminal advocacy)
Justin joined Chambers in 2017 upon the successful completion of pupillage with Mr Edwin Choy, Mr Ambrose Ho, S.C., Mr Abraham Chan, S.C., and Mr Andrew Y.S. Mak.
As a pupil, Justin gained experience working on a range of practice areas, notably public law and judicial review; property and land; commercial; building; town planning and crime.
Justin is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ practice areas. He has appeared as sole advocate in the Magistrate’s Courts, District Court and the High Court and as junior counsel in the High Court and the Court of Final Appeal.
He speaks English, Putonghua and Cantonese and is proficient in French and Spanish.

Public Services
Committee Member, Standing Committee on International Practice, Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2017)

Committee Member, Greater China Affairs Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2016) 


Publications and talks
Plugging the Expectation Gap: the Future of Charities Regulation in Hong Kong (with Mr Ambrose Ho, S.C.), Sir Oswald Cheung’s Memorial Fund CPD Series 

Selected Cases
General Civil
  •  Wu Pun Yan v. Zheng Andy Yi Sheng HCA 2394 and 2927/2016, unreported, judgment dated 12 December 2017: appeared on behalf of the Plaintiff to oppose an application for consolidation of actions and an application to file a rejoinder (with Mr Andrew Y.S. Mak)
  • Lam Kin Chung v. Soka Gakkai International of Hong Kong Limited HCMP 1002/2017, unreported, judgment dated 2 November 2017: appeared on behalf of the Respondent raising a preliminary issue over the locus standi of a member of a charitable company to bring a derivative action in respect of wrongs done to the company (with Mr Michael Yin)
  • Ng Yuk Pui Kelly v. Dung Wai Man & others HCA 1826/2011 (judgment forthcoming): appeared on behalf of the Plaintiff in a dispute over the legal and beneficial ownership of property (with Mr Anthony Ismail)
Town Planning
  •  Town Planning Board v. Town Planning Appeal Board (2017) 20 HKCFAR 196: appeared on behalf of the Interested Parties in an appeal, the issue of which was whether the Town Planning Board had jurisdiction under s. 17 of the Town Planning Ordinance (Cap. 131) to review its own decisions on the fulfilment of conditions imposed when granting planning permission (led by Mr Anthony Neoh, S.C., and Mr Anthony Ismail)

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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