Terri Ha

  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong [2020]
  • LL.M. (First Class Honours), University of Cambridge (Corpus Christi College) [2019]
  • BA (Hons) Law, University of Cambridge (Corpus Christi College) [2018]

  • Tel: +852 3413 0667


  • 2021


Conveyancing & Property
Media & Entertainment
Public International
Shipping & Insurance 
Trusts & Probate 


Terri completed her pupillage with Derek Chan SC, Christopher Chain, Connie Lee and Jason Yu. She also served as a Marshall in the Family Court for Her Honour Judge Melloy and an extended pupillage with Thelma Kwan (now Her Honour Judge Kwan), before joining DVC in 2021.

She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge where she obtained her BA in law and her LL.M. with First Class Honours in all her subjects, which included Family Law and Restitution.

Terri is developing a broad civil practice. She has appeared in Court both as sole advocate and as junior counsel, and accepts instructions for advisory work. She is regularly instructed in claims involving fraud, family matters and shareholder disputes. Recently, she was instructed to appear as sole advocate in the notable Re Freeman Fintech Corporation Limited trial (eventually settled by Carecraft proceedings at trial). Terri has experience in obtaining interim relief, including ex parte applications.

  • Member, Committee on Family Law (CFamL), HK Bar Association (Mar 2023 – Present)
  • Lecturer, Legal Research, JD Programme, University of Hong Kong (Aug 2022 – Present)

Civil and Commercial Disputes

  • Dream International Limited v Great Treasure (HK) Trading Limited HCA 240/2022 (with Connie Lee): setting aside default judgment
  • Glorious Finance Limited v Man Chung Man DCCJ 901/2022 (as sole advocate): ex parte on notice Mareva injunction
  • Chinovation Leasing Limited v Zhu Linshan HCA 985/2021 (with Connie Lee): claims for breaches of fiduciary duties (ongoing)
  • China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd. Hong Kong Branch v Wang Jue et al.  HCA 2197/2019 (with Jason Yu): resisting summary judgment for enforcement of guarantee
  • American Momentum Bank v Wagen Industry Development Ltd. (2021) DCCC 3871/2021 (as sole advocate): ex parte injunctions following an email fraud
  • Grade One Limited & Ors. v Chow Chin Yui & Ors. (2022) HCA 494/2021 (led by Charles Sussex SC): resisting summary judgment for enforcement of guarantee
  • REC Engineering Company Ltd. v Top Express Construction Engineering Company Ltd. DCCJ 1374/2021 (as sole advocate): resisting summary judgment for dishonoured cheque
  • Chiu Sui Ching, the Administratrix of the estate of Leung Ho Tin, deceased v Cheng Kwai Hung t/a Hang Ngai Works & Ors. HCPI 939/2017 (with Patrick Chong): personal injuries trial
  • Fung Chi Hung v Yun Kwan Construction Engineering Ltd.  HCPI 1106/2018 (with Patrick Chong): personal injuries trial
  • Yam Wai Gwan & Ors. v Cheng Ngai Fai HCA 1261/2022 and HCA 1322/2022 (as sole advocate): ex parte injunctions; application for default judgment


Company and Insolvency

  • Re Freeman FinTech Corporation Ltd HCMP 2653/2016 (as sole advocate): 25-day trial of a s.214 SFO petition against directors of a listed company for breach of duty; Proceedings settled at trial; Carecraft application (judgment pending)
  • ST Ma Ltd v Oppenheim Savings and Loans Trust KB HCCT 27/2023 (led by Victor Dawes SC, with Patrick Chong): ex parte and inter partes injunctions following a suspected share pledge fraud
  • CMI Financial Holding Company Limited v Link Holdings Limited HCA 471/2023 (led by Douglas Lam SC with Sabrina Ho): ex parte injunction following a breach of negative restrictive covenant
  • Shih-Hua Investment Co. Ltd. v Zhang Aidong & Ors.  CAMP 167/2022 and [2022] HKCFI 567 (led by William Wong SC with Lai Chun Ho): enforcement of an undertaking ancillary to injunction order
  • Re Hong Kong Gaoqi Biological Technology Company Limited HCMP 1694/2022 (as sole advocate): application for the inspection of company documents
  • Re GTI Holdings Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 3647 (as sole advocate): winding-up of a Cayman-incorporated company
  • Pan Sutong v Cheung Chung Jiu (HCSD 64/2021 (with Pat Lun Chan): setting aside statutory demand
  • National Energy Investment Group Ltd. v Chia Tai Energy Materials Ltd.  HCMP 762/2021 (led by José Antonio-Maurellet SC with Michael Lok): resisting an application for the inspection of company documents


Family Law

  • CHW v LCC  FCMC 4172/2018 (as sole advocate) – Ancillary Relief proceedings
  • CHN v CCY  [2023] HKFC 48 (led by Patrick Chong) – Ancillary Relief proceedings
  • Warren Gary Lichetenstein v Annabelle Sarah Bond et al. [2022] HKCFI 2781 (led by Mairéad Rattigan SC) – application for strike-out
  • Assisted in a 10-day trial on ancillary relief with complex corporate structures, and issues on pre-marital assets and wanton and reckless dissipation (as pupil, with Ms. Thelma Kwan, led by Bernard Man SC)


Property, Building Management and Trusts

  • CS Credit Ltd. v Marspan Ltd. & Ors. HCMP 1484/2019 (with Tara Liao): application for stay of execution
  • The IO of Fook Cheong Building v Goodray Development Ltd. HCMP 260/2023 (with Teresa Wu): application to commit defendants for civil contempt (ongoing)
  • The IO of Fook Cheong Building v Goodray Development Ltd. HCA 1771/2021 (with Teresa Wu): application for an injunction to enforce the DMC (ongoing)



  • Appeared in a 10-day trial concerning a construction dispute (with Ebony Ling) (HKIAC Rules)
  • Acting on behalf of the buyer in a ship-building contractual dispute (as sole advocate) (HKIAC Rules)
  • Corpus Christi College Prize, University of Cambridge [2019]
  • Corpus Christi College Intermediate Exhibition, University of Cambridge [2017]
  • Co-author, 'Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Hong Kong Precedents of Pleadings – Restitution' (Sweet & Maxwell ) (with Michael Lok) (2020)
  • Contributing Editor to Hong Kong Company Law Cases (DVC in collaboration with Kluwer) (2021)
  • Speaker, Arbitrating Shareholders’ Disputes (CPD Seminar) (with Connie Lee) (2022)
  • Speaker, 仲裁的保密性及特權 (Zhihe Online Course 2022) (with José Antonio-Maurellet SC, Catrina Lam, Michael Lok) (2022)

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