Samuel C.H. Yip
Samuel received both his LLB and LLM at the University of Hong Kong and was called to the bar in 2008. He has since developed an extensive civil and criminal practice.
His criminal practice encompasses a wide range of offences ranging from white collar crimes, corruption, immigration, customs and excise, to road traffic offences. Besides his extensive experience as a defence advocate, he also prosecutes on fiat for the Department of Justice.
In civil matters, Samuel has developed a solid personal injuries and matrimonial practice, including acting for high profile clients. He has also been instructed in matters concerning commercial disputes, bankruptcy, land, conveyancing, probate and administration of trust.
Besides appearing in court, Samuel has also represented clients at disciplinary hearings of the Estate Agents Authority, Physiotherapists Board, and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.
Samuel sat as a Deputy Magistrate at the Fanling, Kowloon City, and Shatin Magistracies. During his tenure, he was involved in criminal cases as well as departmental summons (including Town Planning, Buildings Department, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Labour Department and Housing Department).
Samuel is also an Accredited General Mediator and has been an active mediator since 2010. He has been invited as a guest mediator for the Commercial Dispute Resolution mediation assessment at the University of Hong Kong. He has also taught PCLL courses, as a non-Clinical Lecturer, for Civil Litigation, Criminal Advocacy and Litigation at the University of Hong Kong.
“The Status of Undocumented Migrant Workers and their Legally Enforceable Rights in Hong Kong”
Published in the Hong Kong Journal of Legal Studies, Volume 1, 2007