Jason Lee 李澤恩大律師

T: (+852) 2523 2003
E: jlee@templechambers.com
Secretary: Candy Chau
E: candy@templechambers.com

Professional qualifications

Call: 2016
Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrations (ACIArb)

Education

2017 MA, University of Cambridge
2015 PCLL, University of Hong Kong
2011 BA (Hons) in Law, University of Cambridge
2008 BA (Ethics, Politics & Economics; Music), Yale University

Scholarships and prizes

2015 Bar Scholarship
2015 Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training

Practice profile

Jason joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr Bernard Man SC and Mr Wilson Leung. He is developing a broad civil practice as well as a practice in judicial review and constitutional law. During his first year of practice, Jason has appeared as sole advocate at the Lands Tribunal, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal.

Jason obtained his law degree from the University of Cambridge after graduating from Yale University. Before being called to the Bar, he was a Legislative Council assistant from 2012 to 2015.

Selected cases

Commercial

Lam Sau Fa v Golden Rich Finance Ltd, [2018] HKCFI 572 – misrepresentation; summary judgment under Order 88 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC)

So Sau Lai Connie t/a Wing Fung Trading Company v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd, CACV 28/2017 – security for costs of appeal; stay of execution; bill of lading (as sole advocate)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited v Lam Chun Hing, HCMP 997/2016 – lifting automatic stay under the Legal Aid Ordinance; misrepresentation; summary judgment Order 88 (as sole advocate)

DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd v Hunter Socks & Apparel International Ltd & Ors, HCMP 2241/2016 – misrepresentation; summary judgment under Order 88 on part of the claims (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

Bellefontaine International Limited v Kan Pui Kwan & Others, HCA 1626/2016 – trademark; breach of fiduciary duties (as sole advocate)

Company

Re The Grande Holdings Ltd, [2018] HKCFI 507 – discovery; fiduciary duty of provisional liquidators to account (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

Re Glory Flame Holdings Ltd, HCMP 427/2017 – validity of board meeting; validity of appointment of additional directors (as sole advocate)

Securities and Futures Commission v Andrew Liu & Others, HCMP 2653/2016 – disqualification order under s.214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (led by Mr Jose Maurellet SC)

Insolvency

Re Xiao Zhiyong [2018] HKCFI 522 – cross-examination of witness; service of statutory demand (as sole advocate)

The Grande Holdings Ltd v Joint and Several Administrators of the Schemes of Arrangement, HCMP 2369/2017 – injunction to restrain presentation of winding-up petition; scheme of arrangement (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

Re Swiss Cosmeceutics (Asia) Limited, HCCW 124/2017 – bona fide dispute as to debt; breach of warranty (as sole advocate)

Land

Ho Hin Cheung v畢浩淳, LDPE 809/2017 – trial; termination of periodic tenancy (as sole advocate)

Sino Channel Holdings Limited v Vast Faith Investment Limited, LDBM 211/2015 – trial; construction of DMC (as sole advocate)

Administrative and Constitutional

Wong Tai Hoi v Au Nok Hin & Another [2018] 2 HKLRD 789 – resisting leave for judicial review; election petition, disqualification proceedings or judicial review (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC, with Mr Jeffrey Tam)

Tong Bing Lun v Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, AAB 12/2017 – administrative appeal; data protection principle (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC)

HKSAR v Leung Kwok Hung, ESS 16969/2017 – contempt of Legislative Council; parliamentary privilege (with Ms Margaret Ng and Mr Carter Chim)

Publications

Contributing Editor, Hong Kong Civil Procedure (2018)