Samuel C.H. Yip

Samuel received his LLB at the University of Hong Kong and was called to the bar in 2008.  Since commencing private practice Samuel has gained considerable experience in both criminal and civil matters. 

In criminal proceedings, Samuel has conducted trials, pleas in mitigation and bail applications in the Magistrates' Court, and acted as junior counsel in criminal trials in the District Court as well as at appellate level.  He also prosecutes on fiat for the Department of Justice.

In civil matters, Samuel focuses upon cases involving general commercial issues, company law, personal injuries, matrimonial matters, land law, probate and administration of trust.  He has conducted civil trials and numerous interlocutory applications in both the High Court and District Court and is experienced in drafting pleadings and other legal documents.

Samuel is also an Accredited General Mediator and has conducted mediation sessions for clients.  He is listed on both the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s General Panel of Accredited Mediators and the Hong Kong Bar Association’s List of Mediators.

Called to the Bar: Hong Kong, 2008
Areas of Practice: Adverse Possession
Applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance 
Banking and Finance 
Building Management
Commercial Fraud
Company Law and Winding Up
Contract Disputes
Copyright and Trade Description Offences
Custody and Access – including Hague Convention
Fatal Accidents
Fraud/Tort of Deceit
General Civil Claims
General Crime
Health, Safety and Departmental Summonses
Industrial Accidents
Injunctive Relief
Landlord and Tenant
Mediation in Matrimonial, Commercial and Tort
Money Laundering
Motor Accidents
Personal Injuries
Product Liability
Professional Negligence 
Professional Regulatory and Discipline
Property Disputes
Road Traffic
Sale of Goods
Town Planning and Building Appeals
Trespass to Land
Wills, Probate and Succession
Wrongful Interference With Goods
Qualifications: LLB (Hons), HKU 
Accredited General Mediator
Awards: Helen A. Lo Prize in Family Law, 2006
Languages: English and Cantonese

“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

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