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2016 (HK)
Tel No:(852) 2524-2156 (g)
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E-mail:ismail@siroswald.com
Justin P. Ismail石正劻大律師

Academic Qualifications
BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, University of Oxford (MA, 2018)
LLM (Distinction), University of Hong Kong
PCLL, University of Hong Kong
 
Awards
The Woo Po-shing Medal in Law 
(for best performance in civil and criminal advocacy)
 
Runner-up team, The Oxford-Hong Kong Mooting Competition (2011, 2012)
 
Practice
Justin joined Chambers in 2017 upon successful completion of pupillage with Ambrose Ho SC, Abraham Chan (now Abraham Chan SC), Edwin Choy (now Edwin Choy SC) and Andrew Y.S. Mak.
 
Justin is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions across all of Chambers' practice areas, notably companies, charities, property and trusts, insurance and town planning.
 
He has appeared in the Magistrates' Courts, the District Court, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Final Appeal, and is regularly instructed as sole counsel in a range of interlocutory matters.
 
Publications and CPD talks
Speaker, “Plugging the Expectation Gap: The Future of Charities Regulation in Hong Kong” (with Ambrose Ho SC), Friday Tea Gathering (organised by the LegCo Office of Dennis Kwok)
 
Public service
Committee Member, Standing Committee on International Practice,
Hong Kong Bar Association (since 2017)
 
Languages
Justin speaks English, Putonghua and Cantonese and is proficient in French and Spanish.
 
Selected cases
Companies
> Lam Kin Chung v. Soka Gakkai International of Hong Kong Limited [2018] 2 HKLRD 769: appeared on behalf of the respondent company resisting an application for leave to commence a statutory derivative action
 
Charities
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 company 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
 
Civil disputes
> Wu Pun Yan v. Zheng Andy Yi Sheng HCA 2394 & 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
 
Chan Albert Koon Keung (the administer of the estate of Chan Ching Siu Kwei) and anor v. Yee Yun Ting DCCJ 3071/2017: appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully sought default judgment against the defendant
 
Zief Incorporated v. Tekchandani Ajai Mohan and ors HCA 2459/2017: appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully sought an injunction against the defendants to preserve and disclose certain assets

 Shiamas Ltd. v. Concord Way Ltd. HCA 1271/2014: appeared on behalf of the defendant resisting an application for specific discovery
 
UNA Trading FZE v. Hong Kong Numismatic Co. Ltd. and ors HCA 1048/2018: appeared on behalf of the plaintiff and successfully sought interim Mareva relief against the defendants
 
Property/trusts
Ng Yuk Pui Kelly v. Dung Wai Man & anor HCA 1826/2011 (judgment forthcoming): appeared on behalf of the plaintiff in a 21-day trial concerning a dispute over the legal and beneficial ownership of property
 
Insurance
Lo Siu Wa v. Employees Compensation Assistance Fund Board & anor (2018) 21 HKCFAR 8: appeared on behalf of a major insurance company in an appeal, the issue of which concerned the breadth of coverage of an insurance agreement understood in the context of the compulsory insurance scheme under Part IV of the Employees’ Compensation Ordinance (Cap. 282)
 
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

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
Non-practising Barrister
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