Janet W Y Ho 何詠欣大律師

T: (+852) 2523 2003
E: jho@templechambers.com
Secretary: Karmen Yiu T: (+852) 2248 1883

Professional qualifications

Call: 2009 (HK)

Education

2011: MA, University of Oxford
2008: LLM, Harvard University
2007: PCLL (Distinction), University of Hong Kong
2006: BA (Jurisprudence) (First Class Honours), University of Oxford

Scholarships and prizes

2008: The Bar Scholarship
2007: Maxwell Law Prize, awarded by the University of Hong Kong for the most promising student in the PCLL intending to become a barrister

SMA Edlyn Yap Prize for Litigation, awarded by the University of Hong Kong for the highest aggregate marks in the “Litigation Stream” of the PCLL

Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship, awarded by the University of Hong Kong for the PCLL course
2004, 2006: Fitzgerald Prize, awarded by Exeter College, University of Oxford for outstanding academic results
2004, 2005: Waugh Scholarship, awarded by Exeter College, University of Oxford for outstanding academic results
2003: Jardine Foundation Scholarship, full scholarship for law degree at Oxford awarded by the Jardine Foundation

Practice profile

Janet joined Chambers as a tenant in 2009. She has since developed a broad civil practice including commercial law, company law, shipping, conveyancing, professional negligence, employment law, defamation, public law and matrimonial matters.

Selected cases

Toeca National Resources BV v Baron Capital Ltd & Another [2013] 5 HKLRD 178 (led by Mr Anderson Chow SC)

Sealegend Holdings Limited v China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co Ltd & Others [2013] 4 HKLRD 508

Re Tysan Holdings Ltd [2013] 4 HKC 425 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and with Mr Bernard Man)

Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Ltd (In Liquidation) v Olivia Lee Sin Mei [2013] 3 HKLRD 72, [2013] 1 HKLRD 744, [2012] 4 HKLRD 263 (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC)

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe & Another v Jason Jon Boyer & Others (HCA 1160/2011, HCA 41-44/2012, Reyes J, 29 February 2012) (led by Mr Adrian Huggins SC)

The Hong Ming [2011] 5 HKLRD 139

Raj Kumar Mahajan v HCL Technologies (Hong Kong) Limited & Others (HCA 1510/2004, 954/2005, Mr Recorder Jat SC, 14 April 2011) (led by Mr Ashley Burns SC)

Yip Kam & Another v Zhongshan Foodstuffs & Aquatic Import & Export Group Co Ltd of Guangdong & Another [2010] 2 HKLRD 914

Yue Kit Group Ltd v SYMS Container Line Agencies (HK) Ltd (HCA 1579/2008, Fok J, 9 February 2010)

Onway Engineering Ltd v Shun Wing Construction & Engineering Co Ltd (2009) 12 HKCFAR 916 (led by Mr Jat Sew-Tong SC)