Barrister
Mavis Lam
Email
mavis@lokchambers.com
Phone
2526 0068

Mavis Lam

Barrister
Mavis Lam is a general practitioner, with an emphasis on criminal, personal injuries and matrimonial litigation. She was called to the Hong Kong bar in 2016.

She has appeared as a sole advocate and a led junior counsel at Magistrates’ Courts, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Court of Final Appeal.

Her wide breadth of experience in criminal practice includes legal visits, bail applications, mitigations, trials (for defence and prosecution) and plea bargains. 

Apart from her criminal practice, Mavis also has experience in handling a broad range of civil claims including Fatal Accidents, Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Employees’ Compensation, Contract Claims and Defamation.  Mavis also has a particular interest in Family Law and has experience in matrimonial matters including ancillary relief, child custody, and contested divorce. 

 

Profile

2015 – PCLL (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

2011-2014 – JD (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

2007-2011 – iBBA (Schulich School of Business, York University, CA)

Accredited Mediator (HKMAAL)

 

Notable Cases

HKSAR v Wong Cho Sing & Others (CACC38/2017)
Acted for the 4th appellant in his appeal against conviction and sentence, led by Mr. Peter Duncan SC

HKSAR v Chan Kai Man (HCMA 371/2018)
Acted for the Defendant during trial and at appeal against indecent assault charges, led by Mr. Caesar Lo

HKSAR v Au Yeung Ka Man Yuniko [2018] HKCFA 23

Acted for the Applicant for leave to appeal concerning a charge of access to computer with criminal or dishonest intent, led by Ms. Kennis Tai together with Mr. Lee Hui Jen

HKSAR v The University of Hong Kong (ESS 4835-4836/2018)
Acted for the Defendant against two employment related summonses, led by Mr. Lawrence Lok SC

HKSAR v Deakin Sheryl Teresa (FLCC 3118/2017)
Acted for the Defendant against a charge of possession of dangerous drugs, led by Mr. Lawrence Lok SC

HKSAR v Lau Cheuk Ngai and Others (CACC 38/2017)
Acted for the 7th applicant in his application for bail pending appeal, led by Mr. Edwin Choy SC

Mathieu Paul Ducry and Tymothy Mark Bromley (executors of the estate of Pamela Ann Bromley, deceased) v Lim Tuc Hwai, David & Others (HCPI 269/2014)
Acted for the Plaintiffs for claims arising out of a medically related fatal accident, led by Mr. Victor Gidwani

Areas of Expertise
General Civil
Personal Injury
Matrimonial Law