Call: 2021 (HK)
John joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr Abraham Chan SC, Mr Tony Li, Mr Anthony Chan and Mr Keith Lam. He is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.
During limited practice, John was instructed to appear in a judicial review application before the Court of First Instance (led by Abraham Chan SC).
Prior to joining Chambers, John graduated with a First Class degree in Law from the University of Oxford. He went on to obtain his postgraduate BCL degree at Oxford with Distinction.
John was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2020.
BA in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford (First Class Honours)
BCL, University of Oxford (Distinction)
PCLL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Distinction)
‘Balancing Fundamental Rights in Private Law through the Double Proportionality Test’ (2020) 28(2) Nott LJ 52
‘Defective Premises: Rethinking Murphy v Brentwood’ (2017) 1 Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal 13
Dean’s Letter of Distinction for PCLL
Sir Oswald Cheung Memorial Fund PCLL Scholarship for the best PCLL student who intends to practise at the Bar
HKSAR Government Scholarship
Prize for performance in BCL exams awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Prize for performance in Finals awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
BCL Scholarship awarded jointly by the Law Faculty and Jesus College, Oxford
S R Welson Prize (Second Year Law Prize) awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Collection Prize for performance in mock exams awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Open Scholarship awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Old Members’ Exhibition awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Edwyn Charles Hart Prize (First Year Law Prize) awarded by Jesus College, Oxford
Lord Walker Prize for Essays in Law (2nd place) awarded by Trinity College, Cambridge
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