Jacky K. Y. Lam

Jacky obtained his LLB degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and served his pupillage under Frederick Chan, Philip Dykes SC, Derek Chan SC, Victor Dawes SC, and Russell Coleman SC.  He joined Chambers in May 2020.  

Since commencing his practice as a solicitor at an international firm, Jacky has been developing his practice in securities regulatory matters (advising and representing parties on market misconduct issues) and on a wide range of civil and commercial disputes in both litigation and arbitration contexts. 

He has appeared as an advocate in his own right at the High Court, District Court and Magistrates Court levels, and also as prosecution counsel at the Magistrates Court level.  

He is on the Legal Aid Panel for commercial litigation matters, and participant of the Convention Against Torture & Non-Refoulement Claims Scheme.

He is conversant in Putonghua and able to conduct trial in Cantonese/Punti.  

Called to the Bar:

Hong Kong, 2015

Other Admissions:

Solicitor: Hong Kong, 2011

Areas Of Practice:


Adverse Possession

Applications under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance 


Banking and Finance 


Building Management

Competition Law

Commercial Fraud

Company Law and Winding Up

Construction Law – Arbitration, Mediation and High Court Proceedings

Contract Disputes




Employees’ Compensation

Employment Law

Fatal Accidents

Fraud/Tort of Deceit

General Civil Claims


Industrial Accidents

Injunctive Relief


International Trade

Landlord and Tenant

Liquor Licensing

Market Misconduct (civil and criminal)

Money Laundering

Motor Accidents


Personal Injuries

Professional Negligence 

Professional Regulatory and Discipline

Product Liability


Sale of Goods

Securities Law


Stock Exchange


Town Planning and Building Appeals

Trespass to Land


Wills, Probate and Succession

Wrongful Interference With Goods


LLB, London School of Economics, 2007

PCLL, University of Hong Kong, 2008

Accredited Mediator, Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL)

Public Services:

Solomon’s Porch Limited, Director

Viva Network (Hong Kong) Limited, Director

Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Banking and commercial

Ding Huirong v China Times Securities Ltd [2020] HKCFI 376 (led by Laurence Li SC), acted on behalf of the Plaintiff in relation to determining an issue of law regarding the equity of redemption over shares as collateral

Zhang Shouen and Ors v Standard Chartered Bank, HCMP 682 of 2015, 15 October 2015 (led by Victor Dawes SC), acted on behalf of bank in relation to the resistance of pre-action discovery


Igal Dafni v CMA CGM SA, HCA 1185/2008, 1429/2012 (as instructing solicitor), acted on behalf of the Defendant in relation to breach of employment contract and for payment of entitlements

General civil

An Yu v Leong Jay [2018] HKCFI 442 in relation to the setting aside of a statutory demand

Circuitronix LLC v Kingboard Chemical Holdings Ltd, HCA 1506 of 2014, 21 March 2017 (led by Bernard Man SC), acted on behalf of a Defendant in relation to the setting aside of a service out application 

Emagist Entertainment Ltd v Nether Games (Hong Kong) Ltd and Ors [2020] HKCFI 638, acted on behalf of the Plaintiff in applying for variation of fortification

Fast Track Holdings Ltd v Hong Kong Securities Clearing Co Ltd, HCA 2480 of 2016, 23 November 2016 (as sole advocate), acted on behalf of the Plaintiff in resisting indemnity costs application

Harbour Front Limited v Leung Yuet Keung & Ors, HCA 1143 of 2016, 29 Dec 2017 (as sole advocate), acted on behalf of company making derivative claim against several individuals

Law Ka Yan Thompson v Ho Kang Wing, HCA 1926 of 2015, 5 February 2016 (led by Queenie Lau); and [2020] HKCFI 513 (led by Audrey Eu SC), acted on behalf of the Defendant in relation to the resistance of an interlocutory injunction

Lim Yi Shenn v Wong Yuen Yee, CACV 55 of 2015, 7 September 2016 (led by Laurence Li), acted on behalf of the appellant over contractual misrepresentation

Yu Man Fung Alice v Chiau Sing Chi Stephen & Ors, HCA 1584 of 2012 (as instructing solicitor), acted on behalf of Defendant in relation to resisting strike-out proceedings regarding a claim over commission

Personal injuries

Man Yuet Ling (mother and next friend of Lee Tung Yin, a minor) v Law Kwok Ho & Ors, DCPI 1766 of 2015, 29 Sept 2017, acted on behalf of a respondent in relation to a personal injury claim for breach of duty

Probate & Trusts

Cheung Ki Wing v Cheung Lai Yee [2019] HKCFI 2086, acted on behalf of the Plaintiff in relation to proving a disputed will 

Lau Cho Kun v Lau Siang Kok Lionel, CACV 212 and 213 of 2012 (as instructing solicitor), acted on behalf of Plaintiff in relation to the management of trust assets


Report by the Market Misconduct Tribunal in relation to Mayer Holdings Limited (Pt 1 and 2 dated 7 Feb 2017 and 5 April 2017) (led by Derek Chan), acted on behalf of a respondent in relation to whether a disclosure requirement has been breached


Marksam Holdings Company Limited v Commissioner of Customs and Excise, Appeal No. 1/2017, 20 April 2017 (as sole advocate, at the Appeal Board for the Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance), acted on behalf of the appellant in relation interpreting the safety standards applied to a consumer product 

LexisNexis (Hong Kong) Practice Guidance on Double Tax Treaties, May 2020 Update

Research Assistant (as solicitor), “The self-reporting dilemma”, International Financial Law Review, October 2012

Research Assistant (as solicitor), Chitty on Contracts (Hong Kong) 2011

Research Assistant (as solicitor), Hong Kong Civil Procedure 2011

Telephone: 2521 2616 (Office)
Fax: 2845 0260
Mobile: 6105 1200
Email: jacky@plowmanchambers.com
Address: 14th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong