Barrister
Manalie Chan
Email
manalie.chan@lokschambers.com
Phone
2526 0068

Manalie Chan

Barrister

PROFILE 簡歷:

Manalie joined the Chambers of Lawrence Lok QC SC and commenced full practice in 2020 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. Peter Duncan SC, Mr. Valentine Yim, Mr. Bruce Tse, Ms. Yvonne Fong and Mr. Lincoln Cheung.  She graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a BBA(Law) and LLB.

陳大律師畢業於香港大學的工商管理學學士(法學)及法學士雙學位課程。陳大律師於2020年正式執業獲得香港大律師執業資格,她先後跟隨鄧樂勤資深大律師、謝志浩資深大律師、嚴斯泰大律師、方少雲大律師及張靈勤大律師實習,並於同年加入駱應淦御用資深大律師辦事處。

Manalie has developed an active practice in both criminal and civil law, with a focus on criminal law, company law and land law. She has accumulated experience in a wide range of matters, such as bankruptcy and insolvency, company, construction, general civil and criminal, land and property, medical negligence, probate, regulatory offences and white collar crime.

陳大律師於刑事及民事案件上均有廣泛研究,其中尤其專注於刑事法、公司法及土地法。而其他法律領域上事務如:公司破產、一般民事及刑事案件、土地與財產法、醫療事故、遺囑見證或查訖証、監管罪行、白領罪行等等,陳大律師俱有堅實的經驗。

Since 2020, Manalie has appeared in various levels of Courts as sole trial advocate for both civil and criminal matters. On the civil side, she has conducted trials as sole advocate in High Court, Lands Tribunal and arbitral tribunal. Recently, Manalie acted for the claimant in a 3-day arbitration as sole trial counsel and successfully obtained arbitral award against all respondents with costs. On the criminal side, she is regularly instructed to handle trials in the Magistrates‘ Courts. She also acts as a prosecutor on fiat for the Department of Justice. She has appeared as led junior in the Court of Appeal for both civil and criminal matters.

自她獲得香港大律師執業資格起,陳大律師不時受聘為各級法院審訊的代表大律師。在民事方面,她曾經獨自處理高等法院、土地審裁處和仲裁法庭的審訊。在近期一宗為期3天的仲裁,陳大律師替她的當事人取得了所要求的濟助,並獲得仲裁費用。在刑事方面,她不時處理裁判法院的審訊。除了辯護工作,她亦會代表律政司擔任外判檢控官。她亦曾處理上訴法院級別的民事及刑事案件。

Manalie accepts instructions in all areas of work, both advocacy and advisory. She is proficient in English, Cantonese and Putonghua. She is able to draft documents and conduct hearings and trials in Chinese.

陳大律師提供全範疇的專業服務,包括出庭辯護工作及提供法律意見等等。她能純熟運用兩文三語(英語、粵語及普通話)處理法庭文件及出席訟訴審訊。

 

EDUCATION 學歷:

2019 – PCLL (HKU)
香港大學法學專業證書

2018 – LLB (HKU)
香港大學法學士

2017 – BBA (Law)(HKU)
香港大學工商管理學士(法學)

 

SELECTED CASES & WORK 重要案件及工作:

Criminal

  • HKSAR v Ng Ho Nam (CACC 96/2021 & CAAR 6/2021 – 2 counts of indecent assault), acted for the applicant and the respondent in relation to conviction and sentence review (with Mr. Bruce Tse)

 

  • HKSAR v Li Wai Man & Ors (DCCC 707/2019 – conspiracy to engage in corrupt conduct at an election, conspiracy in fraud offences), acted for one of the defendants in District Court (as sole advocate)

 

  • HKSAR v Wong Ying-kit & Ors (DCCC 888/2019, DCCC 11 & 734/2020 – riot), acted for one of the defendants in District Court (as sole advocate)

 

  • HKSAR v Ng Ho Nam (DCCC 578/2020 – 5 counts of indecent assault), acted for the defendant in a 12-day trial in the District Court (with Mr. Bruce Tse)

 

  • HKSAR v Charles Ho (ESCC 2383/2021 – 3 counts of offences including criminal damage and criminal intimidation), acted for the defendant in trial (with Mr. Bruce Tse)

 

  • HKSAR v Lau Man Chung (KCCC 3208/2022 – 1 count of of indecent assault involving minor complainant), acted for the defendant in trial (with Mr. Franco Kuan)

 

  • HKSAR v Lam Pan-fat (STCC 4008/2019 – 2 counts of public order offences), acted for the defendant in a 5-day trial (with Ms. Catherine Wong)

 

  • HKSAR v Chan Chi Kai (TMCC 620/2023 – common assault), acted for the defendant in trial (as sole trial advocate)

 

  • HKSAR v Edward Yum (ESS 13506/2020 – careless driving), acted for the defendant in trial (as sole advocate)

 

Building Management, Land and Property

  • Chung Liburt Wong v Pun Lai Yin Stella & Anor (CACV 302/2019), acted for the applicants in seeking leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal (led by Mr. Jenkin Suen SC)

 

  • Chris Tang v Tang Hin Lung & Ors (HCMP 1610/2017), acted for one of the defendants in a 5-day High Court Trial in relation to dispute in beneficial ownership of property (as sole trial advocate)

 

  • HKIAC/A21147, acted for the claimant property owner in a 3-day arbitration against incorporated owners and management company for breach of DMC and successfully obtained relief against both respondents with costs (as sole trial advocate)

 

  • The Incorporated Owners of Ka Wai Building v Cheung Chun Kit & another (LDBM 92/2019), acted for both respondents in resisting claims commenced by the Incorporated Owners in a 11-day trial in the Lands Tribunal (as sole trial advocate)

 

  • Success Top (Asia) Limited v Fu Yang Agency Limited (LDPD 1211/2022), acted for the interveners and successfully obtained orders to join the proceedings, set aside the possession order and writ of possession with costs (as sole advocate)

 

  • Chi Yum Buddhist Hall Association Limited v Yu Lik Wai William & Ors (DCCJ 642/2019 – trespass), acted for the plaintiff in a 3-day trial in the District Court (with Mr. Dickson Chan)

 

  • The Incorporated Owners of Ka Wai Building v Cheung Chun Kit & another (LDBM 92/2019), acting for both respondents owners in resisting claims commenced by the Incorporated Owners (as sole counsel)

 

  • Acting for the claimant property owner in an arbitration against incorporated owners and management company for breach of DMC (HKIAC/A21147) (as sole counsel)

 

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

  • Acted for trustees in bankruptcy in successfully setting aside a default judgment against the Bankrupt, discharging garnishee proceedings against the Bankrupt, and obtaining costs for the applications (as sole counsel)

 

  • Advised the liquidators of a company (in liquidation) on the merits of commencing misfeasance proceedings (as sole counsel)

 

Medical Negligence

  • Advised a private healthcare facility on a potential medical negligence lawsuit against it (led by Mr. Raymond Leung SC)

 

  • CCDI-182/2021 – acted for the Department of Health in a 7-day inquest into the death of Timble Li Yu-kun, who died after receiving his first dose of Sinovac vaccination for the Covid-19 virus (with Mr. Stanley Ng)

 

Probate & Administration

  • Re WSY (HCMH 7/2016), acted for one of the parties in a 13-day mediation  (with former Court of Final Appeal judge Mr. Michael Hartmann as mediator) regarding a statutory will (with Ms. Yvonne Fong)

 

  • Advised an administratrix of estate on issues in relation to acquisition of properties via the estate (with Valentine Yim)

 

PUBLICATIONS 刊物:

Practical Guidance, Employment, LexisNexis (contributing editor)
律商聯訊出版 – 香港僱傭法:實踐指引(特約編輯)

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE 專門範疇:

  • General Crime
  • General Civil
  • Commercial Crime
  • Company Law
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Land Law