Sara Tong SC is an experienced counsel specialising in commercial litigation. Her practice comprises a broad spectrum of civil commercial disputes, corporate and shareholders’ disputes, trust and probate matters, professional negligence and disciplinary matters, employment disputes, securities and regulatory matters and judicial reviews.
Sara has been described in the Chambers & Partners guides (Global and Asia Pacific) as “diligent, meticulous and a strong advocate”, “one of the best for the difficult cases”, “a very bright and detail-oriented advocate whose written work and analysis is first rate” and “very practical, very solicitor-friendly and definitely easy to work with". She has also been described in Legal 500 as “pro-active and conscientious”, “always well-prepared and quick on her feet - an incisive advocate in court and a great cross-examiner”.
Sara has been instructed as advocate for a wide range of individuals and institutions at all levels of court in Hong Kong, as well as various specialist and disciplinary tribunals. She also appears as counsel in arbitrations and sits as arbitrator in commercial disputes.
Sara has served as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Court of First Instance and has also been appointed by the Government to various statutory appeal boards and tribunals.
Commercial CMBICDHA W Investments Ltd v. Li Lei & Ors  2 HKLRD 939;  HKCFI 2176Li Ngan Kwan & Ors v. Gao Li Hui  HKCA 781 Yu Quan Li & Anor v. UBS AG  HKCFI 1364 Company Re Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Limited  HKCFI 3794Re Next Digital Limited  HKCFI 3087Re Luen Tat Watch Band Manufacturer Limited (HCMP 1871/2022) Acting for and advising the Securities and Futures Commission on regulatory matters relating to entities and persons regulated by the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) Securities and Futures Commission v. Adamas Asset Management (HK) Limited  HKCFI 729Cardinalasia Consulting Limited & Anor v. Securities and Futures Commission (SFAT 2/2021) Probate / Succession Acting for and advising the joint and several administrators of the estate of Nina Kung in multiple ongoing proceedings concerning, inter alia, the sanctioning of a scheme of arrangement relating to the Estate’s charitable purpose, and related litigation:  HKCA 648;  HKCA 1907;  HKCFI 3255Poon Loi Tak (administrator of the late Poon Nuen Deceased) v. Poon Loi Cheung Desmond  HKCFI 101Re Estate of Ma Shu Tau  HKCFI 16 Tao, Soh Ngun v. HSBC International Trustee Ltd  HKCA 691;  1 HKLRD 603 LYYC v CHL & Anor  HKFLR 1;  HKCA 521Yuan Chu Chen & Ors v. Chen Min Chun & Ors  HKCFI 530 Professional Liability The Registrar of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants v. Tang Chung Wah  5 HKLRD 298Law Fei Shing v. The Disciplinary Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants  4 HKLRD 225CECEP Costin New Materials Group Limited (in Provisional Liquidation) v. RSM (HCA 435/2019) Acting in various disciplinary proceedings against accountants before the Disciplinary Committee of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants DP World Djibouti FZCO & Ors v. China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd  HKCFI 639;  HKCA 84;  HKCA 1330China Medical Technologies Inc. (in liquidation) v. Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (a firm) & Anor  HKCFI 2631Tremendous Success Holdings Ltd & Anor v. Sinosoft Technology Group Ltd & Ors HCA 2345/2013 Public Law / Judicial Review China Properties Group Limited v. The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited  HKCFI 1885Sunevision Holdings Ltd v. Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation  3 HKLRD 21;  HKCA 1795Lo Ming Yin v. Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority  HKCFI 1135 Property & Conveyancing Win Profit Corporation Ltd v. World Orient Investment Ltd  2 HKLRD 1053Strong Beauty Ltd v. Gain Legend Industries Ltd  1 HKLRD 570 (1st Instance); CACV 337/2007(CA)Everwin Inc. Limited & Others v. MTR Corporation Limited, CACV 218-230/2008 (CA) Employment Tung Woon Hing Candice & Ors v. Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd  HKCFI 826Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd v. Shi Huaifang  HKCFI 1212Ho Chee Sing James v. Secretary for Justice  4 HKLRD 311 Re C.G., HCMH 44/2012Re L.G., HCMH No.78 / 2012Re LLC (statutory will)  3 HKLRD 16;  4 HKLRD 400 Tong Cun Ming & Ors v. Cheung Sun Ling Sanny, the Administratrix of the Estate of Kwan Yau Hang, deceased & Ors  4 HKLRD 979 Family / Matrimonial Hannelore De Lasala-Debring v. Ernest Ferdinand Perez De Lasala  2 HKLRD 674H v. W & Others, HCMC 6/2008HJFG v. KCY  1 HKLRD 95 (CA);  HKFLR 27 (Please refer to the Hong Kong Judiciary website for other cases)