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.
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)