Bernard Man SC 文本立資深大律師

T: (+852) 2523 2003

Professional qualifications

Call: 2000 (HK); 2000 (England & Wales)
Inner Bar: 2015
CEDR Accredited Mediator: 2010
Member of the HKIAC List of Arbitrators


1996 Law Moderations (Distinction), University of Oxford (St Anne’s College)
1998 BA in Jurisprudence (Law) (First Class), University of Oxford (St Anne’s College)
1999 BCL, University of Oxford (St Anne’s College)
2000 Bar Vocational Course

Scholarships and prizes

Bar Scholarship (2000)
Winner of the Middle Temple Mooting Competition (2000)
Hong Kong Oxford Scholarship (1998)
St Anne’s College Prize for Final Honours School (1998)
St Anne’s College Law Prize (1998)
St Anne’s College Scholarship (1996)
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship for Overseas Studies (1995)

Appointment and public office

Deputy High Court Judge, Hong Kong (2018)
Chairman, Standing Committee on Land, Trust and Probate, Hong Kong Bar Association (2016-2018)
Member, Barristers Qualification Examination – Panel on Company Law (2015-present)
Member, Bar Council (2015-2016)

Practice profile

General civil and commercial law, including banking, investment claims, insolvency (corporate and personal), arbitration, company, professional negligence, defamation and general contract.
Property and chancery: trust and probate, property and conveyancing
Ancillary relief in divorce
Judicial review and claims against public authorities

Further information

Fluent in English, Cantonese and Putonghua