CHING HIM HO

Him joined Chambers after serving his pupillage with Mr Peter Duncan SC, Mr Kenny Lin, Ms Catherine Wong, Mr Tony Ko and Mr Benson Tsoi. Him is a Charles Ching Scholar of 2021.

Prior to reading law at the University of Hong Kong, Him read business and Japanese language at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during which he has studied abroad at universities in Cambridge, Tokyo and Shanghai. Him is fluent in Cantonese, English, Mandarin and Japanese.

As an active mooter, Him has represented the University of Hong Kong in competitions including the Foreign Direct Investment Mooting Competition 2018 in Seoul and the Intercollegiate Negotiation Mooting Competitions 2017 and 2018 in Tokyo, in which he drafted submissions and conducted the moot solely in Japanese. 

Him has been a part-time lecturer in the Department of Law of the University of Hong Kong since August 2022. Currently, he is also a member of the Committee on Arbitration of the Hong Kong Bar Association. 

Him is developing a broad civil and criminal practice. He has experience in handling cases involving market misconduct and regulatory matters, medical / legal professional negligence, dishonesty and drugs offences, land and property disputes, commercial and corporate matters, election affairs, personal injuries, injunctions, and more.

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
Copyright and Trade Description Offences
Corruption
Departmental Summonses
Employment and other Labour Disputes
Family and Matrimonial Law
General Civil Litigation
General Crime
General Tort
Health, Safety and Departmental Summonses
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
Sales of Goods
Securities Law
Trespass to Land
Trusts
Qualification: BBA (Minor in Japanese language), Chinese University of Hong Kong (2017)
Juris Doctor, University of Hong Kong (2019)
PCLL, University of Hong Kong (2020)
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese

Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2021)

Best Memorandum Prize and Overall 6th Place, International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (2020)

St. John's College, HKU Academic Forum Essay Award (2018-2019)

1st runner-up, HKU AMS Joint University Mooting Competition (2018)

World Champion, KPMG International Case Competition (2017)

National Champion, XMU KPMG National Business Case Competition (2017)

College Departmental Prize (2017)

Champion and Best Presentation Award, HKFPS KPMG Business Administration Paper (2016)

World’s 2nd Place, World Asian Case Competition (2016)

Qin Jia Yuan Foundation Exchange Scholarship (2016)

Anthony KK Balanced Education Scholarship (2016)

Japan Student Services Organisation Scholarship (2016)

CUHK 6th Study Abroad Writing Contest (2016)

Professor H Sutu Prize (2015)

CUHK 7th General Education Best Essay Award (2015)

HKSAR Talent Development Scholarship (2015)

Kunkle and Pommerenke Scholarship (2014-2017)

Chung Chi Class Scholarship (2013-2017)

Dean’s List (2013-2015)

CLP Centenary Scholarship (2013-2014)

Criminal 

香港特別行政區  港消新基有限公司 (HCMA 295/2020) – led by Martin Hui SC

HKSAR v Li Wing-tung Selina (KCCC 3224/2021) – led by Martin Hui SC

HKSAR v Han Chang Woo (ESCC 1512/2022)

Civil

Koo Wai Lau v Wong Kin Sun (HCA 758/2021)

ACA (Group) Limited v Persons trespassing to Sub-sections 11, 12, 14, 21 and 23 of Section C of Lot 644 and Sub-sections 6 and 46 of Section D of Lot 644 in Demarcation District 125 & Others (HCA 30/2022)

港消集團有限公司  安泰大廈業主立案法團  加康物業管理顧問有限公司 (DCCJ 5735/2017)

Sha Lo Tung Development Company Limited & Others v Cheung Wai Kwok & Others (HCA 2923/2018)

Yu Sze Wan & Yu Ming Yow Billy v Silver Hope Limited (HCSD 37-38/2021) – with Tony Ko

Regulatory

Securities and Futures Commission v Chris James Aarons (SFAT 1/2021) – led by Peter Duncan SC

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