Robin McLeish 麥敬時大律師

(CV available in English only 簡歷只有英文版本)

T: (+852) 2523 2003

Professional qualifications

Call: 1997 (HK); 1997 (England & Wales)


Legal Adviser to the Veterinary Surgeons Board
External Examiner for the University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Certificate in Laws - Employment Law and Practice


BA (Hons), PPE, Queen's College, Oxford, Hastings Scholar (1980)
MA (Oxon) (1982)
CPE in Law (1996)
Bar Examination of England and Wales (1997)

Practice profile

General civil practice with an emphasis on commercial litigation, employment law, including discrimination and privacy law aspects thereof, professional negligence, and personal injuries and medical negligence cases.

Selected cases

Lajom, Esperanza Cruz & Ors v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd HCA 6733/1999 & HCA 3377/2003

Ng Ai Kheng, Jasmine v The Open University of Hong Kong HCA 9801/2000 & CACV 257/2005

Lafrage SA & Ors v Continental Cement Corporation & Anor HCCT 33/2006

Anjali Amber Sofia Singh (a minor) by Raminder Singh her father and next friend v Matilda & War Memorial Hospital & Ors HCPI 717/2003

Whitney Group LLC & Anor v Charles Linnaeus Peat & Anor HCA 1641/2007

Re Cresvale Far East Nominees Ltd (in creditors' voluntary liquidation) HCMP 4400/2001 etc

PCCW - HKT Telephone Ltd & Anor v David Matthew McDonald Aitken & Anor HCA 1089/2008

John Simpson Warham & Ors v Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd & Anor HCMP 4400/2001 etc

Wong Lai Wan Avril v The Prudential Assurance Co Ltd & Anor DCEO 3/2008

Publications and articles

Hong Kong 'country' report in Global Encyclopaedia of Data Protection Regulation (Kluwer Law International)
Discovery and Data Protection (2001) 31 HKLJ 49
Co-author with Professor Graham Greenleaf, Professor of Law, UNSW, of Chapter on Hong Kong in Global Privacy Protection The First Generation (Edward Elgar, 2008)
Hong Kong Personal Injury Service, LexisNexis, Division III, Damages for Fatal Injuries, updating editor