"Jacky is very dedicated, with a meticulous eye, and he always adopts a focused, pragmatic and commercial approach to cases. He has a fighter spirit, yet is very easy and friendly to work with." - The Legal 500

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. 

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

Moreover, Jacky is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitratiors (MCIArb) as well as an HKMAAL Accredited Mediator.

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:

Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
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

Wang Weichen v Praise Fortune Limited [2022] HKCFI 1880 (as sole counsel), acted on behalf of the successful appellant plaintiff in a summary judgment for the return of the loan principal, despite significant factual dispute surrounding the circumstances of the transaction.

Emagist Entertainment Limited v Nether Games (Hong Kong) Limited & Ors [2022] HKCFI 899, (led by Jimmy Ma, leading Owen Kun), acted on behalf of successful Plaintiff in case canvassing intellectual property, partnership, employment and corporate shareholding issues.

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 

Sole Contributor (2022 Reissue), Halsbury's Laws of Hong Kong Vol. 41 - Mortgage and Securities

Sole Annotator (1st Edition), Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong: Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance (Cap. 456), 2021

LexisNexis (Hong Kong) Practical Guidance on General Partnerships, July 2020 Update

LexisNexis (Hong Kong) Practical 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