Martin Hui SC

Martin served as the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions at the Department of Justice prior to joining Chambers in 2019.  In his 24 years with the Department of Justice, he had worked at almost every post in the Prosecutions Division and was in charge of policy and administration (cum Chief of Staff) of the Division as well as proceeds of crime and departmental summons cases before he left the Department.  

Martin is particularly experienced in criminal appellate work at higher courts, specializing in human rights as well as constitutional and administrative law.  Martin's main areas of practice cover commercial fraud, corruption, white collar crime, money laundering and proceeds of crime, regulatory work involving investigation by the Securities and Futures Commission, departmental summons (industrial or building summons, quasi-criminal land matters, etc.) and public law (judicial review and constitutional law).

In addition to his legal practice, Martin is an Honorary Lecturer and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Professional Legal Education, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. He is also a seasoned advocacy trainer teaching regularly at universities as well as for the Bar at the Hong Kong Advocacy Training Council.  He has recently been appointed to serve as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2019. 

Called to the Bar:

Hong Kong, 1995
Inner Hong Kong, 2015

Areas Of Practice:

Constitutional and administrative law

Commercial fraud

Corruption

Regulatory

 

Qualification:

Master of Laws in Human Rights (University of Hong Kong)                             

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (University of Hong Kong)                              

Bachelor of Laws (University of Hong Kong)                                                                    

Language:

English, Cantonese and Putonghua

 

 

HKSAR v Tse Yee Ping (2016) 19 HKCFAR 427 -- building summons case heard in the Court of Final Appeal

HKSAR v Luckcan Development Ltd [2019] 2 HKLRD 401 -- building summons case involving collateral challenge to building order heard before the Court of Appeal

HKSAR v Chan Yau Hei (2014) 17 HKCFAR 110 -- outraging public decency  – whether internet online forum constitutes a public place for the purpose of the charge

HKSAR v Chow Nok Hang (2013) 16 HKCFAR 837 -- disorderly conduct in public place – breach of peace – throwing “hell money” during public protest

HKSAR v Wong Tak Keung (2015) 18 HKCFAR 158 -- conspiracy to traffic in dangerous drugs

Publications

Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, 2nd Ed, Vol 19, “Coroners” (2011 Reissue), LexisNexis

The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong, “Crown Proceedings Ordinance (Cap 300)” (2011 Reissue), LexisNexis

The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong, “Homicide Ordinance (Cap 339)” (2011 Reissue), LexisNexis

The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong, “Fatal Accidents Ordinance (Cap 22)” (2011 Reissue), LexisNexis

Telephone:

2521 2616

Fax:

2845 0260

Email:

martinhui@plowmanchambers.com

Address:

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