Sakinah Sat

  • BA (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford
  • BCL, University of Oxford
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong


Sakinah obtained both her BA (Jurisprudence) and BCL from the University of Oxford. She joined Des Voeux Chambers in 2019 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. Derek Chan SC, Mr. Alan Kwong, Mr. Christopher Chain and Mr. Jason Yu. She was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2018.

Sakinah has a broad civil and commercial practice, including company and insolvency, commercial, probate and trusts matters, property and arbitration. She accepts instructions for both advocacy and advisory work, and has appeared in the High Court both in her own right and as junior counsel.

  • The Joint and Several Trustees of the Property of So Ching Wan (now a discharged bankrupt) v Assen Limited (in liquidation) and others HCB 4475/2002 (resisting application under section 29 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC and Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • DNG Global Investment Limited v I L Consultants & Services Limited HCA 734/2019 (application for interim payment, as sole advocate)
  • Re Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Limited HCCW 316/2018 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Bar Scholarship [2018]

English, Mandarin and Cantonese