Call:
2006 (HK)
 
 
HKIAC Accredited Mediator (General)
Tel No:(852) 2524 2156
Fax:(852) 2810 5656
E-mail:desmondl@siroswald.com
Desmond H. K. Leung梁浩翹大律師

Academic Qualifications
LLM (Arbitration and Dispute Resolution) (HKU)
LLB (U. Lon.)
BSc (Surveying) (HKU) (1st class honours)
 
Other Professional Qualification
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
HKIAC Accredited Mediator (General)
Professional Member, The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
Professional Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
Registered Professional Surveyor (General Practice)
 
Practice areas
Desmond practised as a chartered surveyor in both public and private sectors before joining the Bar.  He has a civil practice at the Bar, and with his surveying background, gradually specialises in property/ land and construction matters. He handles disputes involving interpretation of Government leases, compulsory sale for redevelopment, land resumption compensation, adverse possession, conveyancing, Appeal Tribunal (Buildings), landlord and tenant, and building management. Desmond has also represented clients in various construction disputes.

Desmond’s practice also encompasses a broad spectrum of other civil areas, such as contractual/ commercial disputes, company/ shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, insurance, sale and carriage of goods, probate and administration of estate, personal injury, employment disputes, etc..

Apart from litigation, Desmond is frequently appointed as mediatorin various types of disputes. He is also developing his practice in arbitration. He is a HKIAC Accredited Mediator (General) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
 
Selected Cases

> Fully Profit (Asia) Ltd. v. The Secretary for Justice for and on behalf of the Director of Lands [2012] 1 HKLRD 1003 (CA) (interpretation of Government leases) (led by Mr. Edward Chan, SC)
> Wong Mei Sin v. Ng Wai Kin and Anor. [2011] 4 HKLRD 109 (conveyancing dispute)
> Year Harvest Investment Ltd. v. Labour Buildings Ltd. (2010), unrep., HCA 1899 of 2008 (conveyancing dispute) (led by Mr. Anderson Chow, SC)
> Wong Yiu Ting v. Kwok Wing Chiu and Anor [2009] 1 HKLRD 399 (conveyancing dispute)
> Tang Wai Kuen Raymond & Anor. t/a DARG Partners v. Asia Landcaping Ltd. (2008), unrep., HCCT 11 of 2008 (construction dispute)


Lectures/ Talks
Presenter of the course “Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Ordinance – Law, practice and mediation” organised by Lex Omnibus
 
Presenter of the course “An overview of the new Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) and case updates” organised by Professional Learning Institute

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
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