Ivan read law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he graduated with an LLB (Hons) and PCLL. Following his undergraduate studies, he went on to obtain an LLM from the London School of Economics with scholarship, and graduated with Distinction in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Ivan joined Plowman Chambers as a tenant in 2018 having served his pupillage with Mr Peter Duncan SC, Mr Nelson Miu, Mr Bruce Tse, Mr Jonathan Ah-weng, Mr Martin Wong and Mr Kenneth Lam.

Ivan is developing a practice in a wide range of criminal matters. He has experience in dealing with cases of money laundering, violent crime, sexual offences, offences in respect of trade description, and traffic offences, both at trial and appellate level, in his own right and as a led junior.  Ivan is also regularly instructed by the Department of Justice to prosecute cases as a counsel on fiat at the Magistrates’ Court. 

In civil matters, Ivan focuses on land, contentious probate and personal injuries. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, and the District Court.

Ivan is a CEDR accredited mediator since 2017 and has experience in mediation. He has been appointed as a mediator in cases including personal injuries, property and commercial disputes. 

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ivan is fluent in Cantonese and English, with a conversant level in Mandarin. He can also read and write in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese.

Called to the Bar: Hong Kong, 2016
Areas Of Practice: Adverse Possession
Building Management
Commercial Fraud
Contract Disputes
Copyright and Trade Description Offences
Employees' Compensation
General Civil Claims
General Crime
Health, Safety and Departmental Summonses
Landlord and Tenant
Market Misconduct (civil and criminal)
Matrimonial Law
Money Laundering
Personal Injuries
Road Traffic
Wills, Probate and Succession
Qualification: Accredited Mediator of CEDR
LLM, London School of Economics (Distinction)
PCLL, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
LLB, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Languages: English, Putonghua and Cantonese
Telephone: 2521 2616 (Office)
Fax: 2845 0260
Email: ivanlee@plowmanchambers.com
Address: 14th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong