Sheena Wong 黄舒婷大律師

T: (+852) 2523 2003
E: sheenawong@templechambers.com

Professional qualifications

Call 2017 (Hong Kong)

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 participate, and has represented her college in a number of intercollegiate competitions. In 2015, she also 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 accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Selected Cases

Trust/ Commercial/ Contract/ Tort

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

Global Gaming Philippines LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG (Hong Kong) & Enrique K Razon Jr (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, HCA 349/2012 (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

Ng Ting Kwok v. Ng On Kwok and Dan Yin Ping, HCA 1587/2017 – summary judgment in respect of debt claim (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC), and appeal against summary judgment (pending judgment, with Mr Jonathan Chang)

Beijing Hankun Law Offices (trading as Han Kun Law Offices in Hong Kong) v. Kenneth Y Choy, HCA 237/2017 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) – summary judgment application in respect of contractual claim

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

Advised in a claim involving shareholders’ disputes, claims for breach of directors’ / fiduciary duties, and unlawful means conspiracy

Land/ Property

Advised in a claim resisting repossession of land by mortgagee

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

Advised on multiple cases involving adverse possession claims

Others

A and Others v. The Hong Kong Housing Authority, HCCT 54/2017, 26 January 2017 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC) – application for leave to appeal against arbitration award arising out of 21 construction contracts