From January to June 2017, Peter was a Legal Intern (Administrative Officer) at the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) in London. Whilst at the CMA, he has assisted in hearings before the Competition Appeals Tribunal and in enforcement decisions taken by the CMA.
Peter joined Chambers in 2018 after completion of pupillage with Mr. Victor Dawes S.C., Mr. Derek Chan S.C., Mr. Jonathan Chang and Mr. Anthony Chan.
Peter is developing a broad civil practice, and has experience in areas such as banking, securities, company, competition, trust, probate, land, tax, arbitration and public law. He has appeared before the District Court, High Court and Competition Tribunal (as led junior and as sole advocate).
Commercial General Field Investment Ltd v Chan Hoi Lam  1 HKLRD 371, acted for the plaintiff in a successful application to enter default judgment and to resist defendant’s application to file defence out of time (sole advocate)Yeung Wing Wah v Chui Tsan Kit (HCA 2118/2016), acting for the plaintiff in an action in relation to negligent asset management (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C.)Zillion Global Ltd v UBS (HCA 1754/2014), acting for the plaintiff in an action for breach of duties and misrepresentation in selling investment products (led by Audrey Eu S.C. and Norman Nip S.C.) China International Fund Limited v West China Cement Limited & anor (HCA 1889/2019) appeared on behalf of the defendants in an application to stay proceedings on forum conveniens brought in relation to a joint venture in Mozambique (led by Jat Sew Tong S.C.)Xu Ying v Xu Weihong ( HKCFI 1955 &  HKCA 1416), appeared on behalf of the applicant for stay of proceedings on forum non conveniens grounds at first instance and on appeal (led by Victor Dawes S.C.) Injunction / Contempt Galsworthy Limited v Liu Cheng Chan & Ors (HCA 560/2017), successfully obtained a Mareva injunction for the plaintiff in a matter involving associated arrest of vessels in South Africa (with Eva Sit (now Eva Sit S.C.)) Sure Fast Enterprises v China Environmental (HCA 783/2019), successfully obtained an interim injunction to restrain breach of convertible bond agreement (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)Convoy Collateral Ltd v Cho Kwai Chee  HKCA 537, appeared on behalf of the defendant in resisting an application for Mareva injunction (both proceedings at first instance and before the Court of Appeal) (led by Linda Chan S.C. in the first instance proceedings, Stewart Wong S.C. and Jonathan Chang S.C. before the Court of Appeal) Competition Commission v Wing Hing Construction Co Ltd  5 HKLRD 437, appeared for one of the respondents for leave to amend its response and file further witness statements before the Competition Tribunal (sole advocate)Competition Commission v T.H. Lee Book Company Limited & ors (CTEA 2/2020), acting for the Competition Commission in relation to enforcement action before the Competition Tribunal for conduct contrary to the first conduct rule pursuant to s. 6 of the Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (led by Jonathan Chang S.C.) Company Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited (HCA 677/2006 and other consolidated actions), acted for the defendants (by original claim) in a claim for HK$ 107 million for breach of fiduciary duties, breach of trust and dishonest assistance (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C. and Jonathan Chang S.C.)Hu Hung Chiu v Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Company Limited  5 HKLRD 767, successfully resisted application for security for cost orders granted in separate proceedings (led by Victor Dawes S.C. and with Anthony Chan)Re Central Pacific Enterprises Ltd  2 HKLRD 477, acted for the applicant in an application to resuscitate a dissolved company pursuant to s. 290(1) of the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32) Arbitration U v S  4 HKLRD 749, acted for the applicant to resist application to adjourn proceedings to enforce CIETAC arbitration award in Hong Kong (led by Rimsky Yuen S.C.)ZPMC-Red Box Energy Service Ltd v Philip Jeffrey Adkins & ors  HKCFI 3501, successfully resisted an application to stay the proceedings for arbitration under s. 20(1) of the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) (led by Bernard Man S.C.)HKIAC Rules – Acted for the defendant in relation to a claim for price for work done on installation of software for financial institutions (led by Victor Dawes S.C.) Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Limited, acted for the specified persons with respect to proceedings concerning disclosure of inside information under s. 307A and 307G of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re CMBC Capital Holdings Limited, acted for the specified persons with respect to proceedings concerning disclosure of inside information under s. 307A and 307G of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Martin Hui S.C.)Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings re Tianhe Chemicals Group Limited, acted for the Securities and Futures Commission with respect to false or misleading information in a prospectus contrary to s. 277(1) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (led by Jonathan Chang S.C.) Wui Fai Engineering Co. Ltd v Sanfield Building Contractors Ltd, HCCT 15/2017, acted for the defendant in a trial concerning a construction dispute (led by Victor Dawes S.C., with Anthony Chan)
Public Law / Judicial Review
Sino Bright Enterprises Co Ltd v Secretary for Justice  1 HKLRD 446, appeared on behalf of the interested parties in judicial review proceedings in relation to decision by the Secretary of Justice not to prosecute alleged criminal offences (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)Tam Sze Leung v Commissioner of Police  1 HKLRD 480, appeared on behalf of the Commissioner of Police in relation to judicial review proceedings concerning the issuance of “letters of no consent” under the Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 455) (led by Victor Dawes S.C.)