Sheena Wong 黄舒婷大律師

T: (+852) 2523 2003
E: sheenawong@templechambers.com
Secretary: Sarah Liu T: (+852) 2248 1886

Professional qualifications

Call 2017 (Hong Kong)
AHKIArb 2019

Education

2016 PCLL, University of Hong Kong
2015 BA (Hons) in Law, University of Cambridge (Hughes Hall) (First Class Honours)
2013 BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Oxford (The Queen’s College, on choral scholarship)

Scholarships and prizes

2016 Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training
2015 Temple Chambers Pupillage Award
2015 E.M. Burnett Prize, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge
2015 Winner of the Hughes Hall Mooting Competition 2015 (University of Cambridge)
2012 Winner of the Oxford University Hong Kong Mooting Competition
2011 The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong Scholarship Grants

Practice profile

Sheena joined Chambers after completing pupillage with Mr Bernard Man SC, Ms Maggie Wong SC, Mr Jin Pao SC and Ms Queenie Lau.

Sheena is developing a broad civil practice, and has experience in areas such as trust, probate, bankruptcy, insolvency, land law, conveyancing, defamation, matrimonial law, employment law, construction law, judicial review, arbitration and general commercial law.

During her studies, Sheena was an active moot participant, and has represented her college in a number of intercollegiate competitions. In 2015, she represented the University of Cambridge to compete in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, where the team received an Honourable Mention in the Frederic Eisenmann Award for Best Team Orals, and ranked top 32 out of 299 teams (being the highest-ranking UK team).

Sheena has appeared in the District Court, High Court and the Court of Appeal as a sole advocate or as a led junior counsel. Sheena accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Selected Cases

Equity / Trust

Tao Soh Ngun (also known as Lo To Li Kwan) v. HSBC International Trustee Limited, HCA 3246/2016, HCA 355/2018 (led by Mr Paul Girolami QC, Mr Eugene Fung SC, with Mr Wilson Leung and Ms Janet Ho) – 33-day trial, represented the defendant in respect of claims for breach of trust

Commercial

Global Gaming Philippines LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG (Hong Kong) & Enrique K Razon Jr, HCCL 1/2017 (15 February 2019) (led by Mr Victor Joffe QC) – represented the plaintiff in third-party discovery application in respect of breach of contract claim

K & L Gates v. Aggarwal & Ors., HCA 1061/2011 (29 March 2019) [2019] HKCFI 702 (with Ms Eva Sit) – represented the 9th and 11th defendants in a 3-day specific discovery application in respect of knowing receipt and negligence claims; CAMP 202/2018 (29 March 2019), [2019] HKCA 350 – successfully resisted the plaintiff’s applications for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal and stay of execution of specific discovery order

Ng Ting Kwok v. Ng On Kwok and Dan Yin Ping, HCA 1587/2017 – successfully obtained summary judgment in respect of debt claim (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) (13 December 2017), upheld on appeal (with Mr Jonathan Chang) (31 October 2018)

Mai Jieping v. Bright Smart Securities International (HK) Limited, HCA 3083/2016 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) – represented the defendant in strike-out application in respect of claims for breach of contract, tort and fraud

Beijing Hankun Law Offices (trading as Han Kun Law Offices in Hong Kong) v. Kenneth Y Choy, HCA 238/2017 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) – summary judgment application in respect of contractual claim

Injunction / Contempt

Times Square Limited v. Lee Kwun Kit trading as “JL Music” & Ors., [2018] 5 HKLRD 248 (led by Mr Jin Pao SC) – representing the plaintiff in seeking interlocutory injunctions against persons occupying its properties by busking or any other form of street performance

Lee Carol v. Tong Hung Wai Tommy & Ors., HCMP 1851/2018 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) – successfully obtained an ex parte interlocutory injunction with respect to the access, care and supervision of an elderly patient

Securities & Regulation

Advised in respect of proceedings under section 213 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

Advised in respect of proceedings under section 214 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC)

Employment / Discrimination

Norton House Education Limited v. Lau Kam Yin & Anor., HCA 1958/2017 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – strike-out application in a claim for breach of employment contract

Advising in an employment case involving disputes on award of discretionary bonus and unlawful termination (led by Mr Bernard Man SC)

Probate

Re Estate of Chiu Keung, CACV 157/2017 (with Mr Jonathan Chang) – representing the 2nd defendant in an appeal against a judgment giving O.85 directions for distribution of an estate

Insolvency

V Capital Limited v. Margaret Chiu, HCB 7106/2018 – representing petitioning creditor

Ng Ting Kwok v. Dan Yin Ping, HCB 1310 and 2098 of 2018 – representing petitioning creditor

Company

Advised in a claim involving consolidated derivative actions, shareholders’ disputes and breach of director’s duties

Property & Conveyancing

Advised in a number of claims for adverse possession

Advised in a claim resisting repossession of land by mortgagee under O.88 application

Advised in a claim for resulting trust and constructive trust in matrimonial home

Others

A and Others v. The Hong Kong Housing Authority, HCCT 54/2017 (26 January 2017, 16 July 2018) (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – application for leave to appeal against arbitration award arising out of 21 construction contracts; and appeals to the Court of Appeal in CACV 338 and 431 of 2018 (heard together) (27 March 2019) [2019] HKCA 369