Patrick Lau

Prior to joining the Bar, Patrick worked for a local confederation of trade union and frequently acted as a union advocate in the Labour Tribunal, during which he gained extensive experience in employment and partnership related matters.

Patrick was called to the Bar in 2018.  He joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage with Mr. Robert Pang S.C, Mr. Erik Shum, Mr. Andrew Mak, Mr. Tony Li and Mr. Martin Wong.

Patrick practises in both criminal and civil law.  He has appeared as an advocate (either in his own right or as a led junior) in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Lands Tribunal and the Magistrates’ Courts.  He has also appeared before various quasi-judicial bodies such as the Transport Tribunal and the Insurance Agency Registration Board.

Patrick accepts instructions in all areas of work.

Called to the Bar: Hong Kong, 2018
Areas Of Practice: Adverse Possession
Bankruptcy
Building Management
Commercial Disputes
Commercial Fraud
Contract Disputes
Copyright and Trade Description Offences
Corruption
Employee's Compensation
Employment and other Labour Disputes
Fraud / Tort of Deceit
Family and Matrimonial Law
General Civil Litigation
General Crime
Health, Safety and Departmental Summonses
Immigration
Industrial Accidents
Injunctive Relief
Intellectual Property
Landlord and Tenant
Liquor Licensing
Market Misconduct (civil and criminal)
Money Laundering
Motor Accidents
Personal Injuries
Professional Regulation and Discipline
Property Disputes
Road Traffic
Sale of Goods
Qualification: BSSc(Govt. & Public Admini.), the Chinese University of Hong Kong
JD, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
PCLL, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Summary Dismissal: Hit or Miss?”, as speaker for a CPD seminar held by DLA Piper Hong Kong, 26 October 2018

Telephone: 2521 2616
Fax: 2845 0260
Email:

p.lau@plowmanchambers.com

Address: 14th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong