Melvin’s primary area of practice is in criminal law. His experience in this field encompasses a broad spectrum, including in particular commercial crime, securities and regulatory matters. He appears regularly at various levels of courts, including the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal, as both a led junior and an advocate in his own right.
Further to Melvin’s criminal practice, he also possesses experience in general civil, land and matrimonial matters.
Melvin obtained his LLB degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and served his pupillage under Ambrose Ho S.C., Walker Sham, Jonathan Kwan and Robin D’Souza.
Melvin is fluent in both English and Chinese.
Criminal and Regulatory:
HKSAR v Far East Landfill Technologies Limited FLS 929, 2368-2397, 3151, 3694-3702/2014 (with Peter Duncan S.C. and Jonathan Kwan)
EPD v Suez NWS R&R (Hong Kong Limited) & Kam Moon-tong FLS 14430 to 14433 of 2018 (with Peter Duncan S.C. and Jonathan Kwan) (ongoing)
HKSAR v Tan Matthew Ming-hei HCCC 57/2019 (led by Peter Duncan S.C. and Jonathan Kwan)
HKSAR v Gong Yueyue ESCC 3313/2014 (with Jonathan Kwan)
HKSAR v Ho Chun Ngok DCCC 309/2014 (with Jonathan Kwan)
HKSAR v Yeung Shun Kwan DCCC 687/2017 (led by Gary Plowman S.C)
HKSAR v Ho Sin-to HCCC 112/2016 (led by Jonathan Acton-bond)
HKSAR v Choi Yee-hung, Brendy HCCC 107/2017 (led by Jonathan Acton-bond)
HKSAR v Azzem Hasso & Ali Syed Abbas HCCC 336/2016 (led by Jonathan Acton-bond)
Market Misconduct Tribunal Proceedings against Yue Da Mining Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 629)
Securities & Futures Commission v ETRADE Securities (Hong Kong) Limited ESS 3270 & 3272/2016
Cen Tian & Others v Securities and Futures Commission SFAT Application No. 4/2018 (with Peter Duncan S.C. and Jonathan Kwan)
Disciplinary Inquiry Under Section 10 of the Public Service (Administration Order) against Mr. Leung Wai Hok, Senior Surveyor of Ships, Marine Department (led by Jonathan Kwan)
M v L FCMC 3321/2010
T v C HCMC 4/2016
C v K FCMC 3992/2012
P v I FCMC 179/2018
F v Y FCMC 15966/2010
M v K FCJA 350/2005
Chun Sang Plastics Company Ltd v Commissioner of Police & Secretary for Justice HCA 2278/2008
Li Mei v Aranbanphotkun, Pratthana HCA 2145/2015
Lee See Woo v Chu Hon Pong HCA 2537/2018 (led by Anson Wong S.C.)
Li Wai Keung & Cheung Yau Ngor v Law Chi Leung & Chan Po Ki DCCJ 2312/2018
Pengo SPA v Baishang Trading Limited DCCJ 1835/2019
Quantum Assets Group Limited v Tai Kwai Fa DCCJ 4454/2019