Oscar Tam
2526 0068 / 9860 6993

Oscar Tam

Oscar joined Chambers after completing pupillage with Mr Joe Chan, Mr Edwin Choy S.C., Mr Jeffrey Tam and Mr Ken To.

Oscar is developing a broad mixed practice across all practice areas and had appeared in all levels of first instance courts in his own right.  He had, both as led junior and sole advocate, handled numerous types of criminal cases, including dangerous drugs offences, offences of dishonesty, financial regulatory offences, homicide and assault offences, public order offences, sexual offences, traffic offences, and others.

On the civil side, he had handled and advised on wide range of matters including adverse possession, bankruptcy and companies matters, contractual and commercial disputes, defamation, disciplinary procedures, enforcement of judgment, election petition, fraud, inland revenue matters, judicial review, tort and personal injuries, and trust and probate matters.

Oscar is proficient in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and is able to draft documents and conduct hearings and trials in Chinese.

Oscar accepts instructions in all areas of work, both advocacy and advisory.



2020 – P.C.LL., City University of Hong Kong

2019 – LL.B., University of Nottingham, United Kingdom



2021 – Young Barristers’ Committee of Hong Kong Bar Association


Selected Work

Criminal Work

HKSAR v Luk Chong Sing (HCMA 50/2022) – Criminal Damage & Anor.

  • With Mr Joe Chan and Mr Schweitzer Wong.

HKSAR v Li Kwan Ho & Ors. [2022] HKDC 15Conspiracy to commit criminal damage

  • With Mr Joe Chan and Mr Schweitzer Wong.

HKSAR v Wen Xiangyu (FLCC 835/2022) – Attempting to export unmanifested cargo

  • Sole advocate for Defence: No case to answer on special issue regarding voluntariness of oral admission; Acquitted.


Civil Work

Re Suen Kin Wing (HCB 884/2021) – Bankruptcy Petition

  • Sole advocate for the Petitioner

Re Lehman Bush (HK) Ltd. [2022] HKCFI 488 – Company Winding-up Petition

  • Sole advocate for the Company: Petition dismissed.

Xiao Ru Liu v See Sin-Ying & Ors. (DCCJ 5027/2021) – Mareva Injunction

  • Sole advocate for the Applicant: Mareva Injunction granted.

Himark Martin Tailors Ltd. v Arvinder Singh & Ors. [2022] HKCFI 3427 – Appeal against Order for Further and Better Particulars

  • Sole Advocate for the Plaintiff Respondent: Appeal partially dismissed.


Areas of Expertise
General Crime
Regulatory & Disciplinary
General Civil