MICHELLE Y.Y. LIN

Michelle read law at Jesus College, University of Cambridge where she obtained a BA (Hons) in Law. She subsequently completed her PCLL at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and joined Chambers in 2021 after serving her pupillage with Mr Derek Chan SC, Mr Michael Arthur, Ms. Catherine Wong, and Mr Tony Ko. She also served as marshal to Deputy High Court Judge Andrew Bruce SC at the High Court in the month of September 2021. 

Since practise, Michelle has been developing a broad criminal and civil practise and has appeared both as a sole advocate and led junior in various levels of courts in Hong Kong. 

Michelle's interest in criminal law began since her undergraduate studies. She has experience in handling cases involving dishonesty offences, drugs offences, offences against the person, white-collar crimes and more. On the other hand, Michelle's civil practise also includes company related matters, adverse possession, personal injuries, judicial review, non-refoulement claims and other general civil disputes.

Michelle accepts instructions in all areas, and is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Additionally, Michelle is currently a member of the Committee on International Laws of the Hong Kong Bar Association. 

 

Called to the Bar: Hong Kong, 2021
Areas Of Practice: Adverse Possession
Bankruptcy
Building Management
Commercial Disputes
Commercial Fraud
Company Law and Winding Up
Competition Law
Contract Disputes
Conveyancing
Corruption
Departmental Summonses
Employment and other Labour Disputes
Family and Matrimonial Law
General Civil Litigation
General Crime
General Tort
Injunctive Relief
Landlord and Tenant
Market Misconduct (civil and criminal)
Medical Negligence
Mental Health
Money Laundering
Nuisance
Personal Injuries
Professional Regulation and Discipline
Road Traffic
Securities Law
Trespass to Land
Trusts
Qualification: PCLL,Chinese University of Hong Kong(2020)
BA (Hons) in Law, University of Cambridge (2019)
Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin
Telephone: 2521 2616 (Office)
Fax: 2845 0260
Email: michelle@plowmanchambers.com
Address: 14th Floor, Tower 1, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong