Tony Li

Tony obtained his combined degree in law and commerce (majoring in accounting) in New South Wales, Australia in 2002.  He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2004.

Tony practises in both criminal and civil law.  His criminal practice ranges widely from white-collar and complex commercial frauds, corruption, and money laundering to departmental summonses (including labour, industrial, MPF, etc) as well as road traffic matters.  He practises extensively in criminal trials and appeals.

Further, Tony’s practice also extends to matters like insider dealing inquiries, matters relating to the Securities and Futures Commission, medical negligence, and professional disciplinary hearings (e.g. Chinese Medicine Council and Insurance Agency Registration Board).  

In respect of his civil practice, Tony is experienced in commercial disputes, land disputes, personal injuries, insolvency and matrimonial proceedings.  He appears in various levels of courts, from the Court of Appeal to the Lands Tribunal.

Called to the Bar: 2004
Areas Of Practice: Administrative Appeals
Adverse Possession
Banking and Finance 
Building Management
Commercial Fraud
Company Law and Winding Up
Contract Disputes
Copyright and Trade Description Offences
Employees’ Compensation
Fraud/Tort of Deceit
General Civil Claims
General Crime
Health, Safety and Departmental Summonses
Industrial Accidents
Injunctive Relief
Intellectual Property
Landlord and Tenant
Liquor Licensing
Market Misconduct (criminal and civil)
Money Laundering
Motor Accidents
Personal Injuries
Product Liability
Professional Regulatory and Discipline
Property Disputes
Restraint/Confiscation of Assets
Road Traffic
Sale of Goods
Trespass to Land
Wrongful Interference With Goods
Qualification: LLB and Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting (UNSW), 2002 
PCLL (HKU), 2003
Languages: English, Putonghua and Cantonese

DCCC 153/2010 - (on-going case) Defending an accounting officer and a construction site foreman

DCCC 1086/2010 - Defended the Chairman's personal assistant cum senior investment manager

DCCC 1044/2010 - defended a computer scripts writer in a pyramid selling fraud.

DCCC 195/2008 – Defended a former executive director of a listed company in Hong Kong charged with fraud and related matters (as junior counsel)

DCCC 39/2006 - Defended two founders of a car dealer company and appeared as junior counsel in the subsequent Application for Review in the Court of Appeal

DCCC 1013/2007 – Defended a senior partner of an accounting firm (as junior counsel)

DCCC 350/2006 – Defended a senior manager of a large chain jewellery shop charged with corruption related offences (as junior counsel)

HCMP 1716 & 1730/2006 – Represented a founder of a securities/brokerage firm 

Insider Dealing Inquiry – Harbour Ring International Holdings Ltd – Represented an implicated party 

Insider Dealing Inquiry – Vanda Systems & Communications Holdings Ltd – Represented an implicated party both in the original inquiry and in the subsequent appeal (as junior counsel)

Telephone: 2521 2616 (Office)
Fax: 2845 0260
Address: 14th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong