Howard Wong

  • BCL (Oxon)
  • LLB (LSE) (2015) (First Class Honours)

Profile

Howard Wong joined chambers as a tenant in 2018 after serving pupillage with Maggie Wong SC, Jenkin Suen SC, John Hui and Christopher Chain. After graduating from the London School of Economics, Howard pursued the postgraduate BCL at the University of Oxford. He was awarded the Hong Kong Bar Scholarship in 2018. In law school, Howard was an avid mooter and has represented both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Howard is currently developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all of the chambers’ principal areas of practice. He has delivered CPD talks on areas such as probate and trusts, and securities and futures law.

  • Convoy Collateral Limited v Cho Kwai Chee & Others (HCA 399/2018) - Mareva injunction application to freeze assets in excess of HK$760 million.
  • China Wah Yan Healthcare Limited & Ors. v Dr. Chan Leung Kwok Clement (HCA 923/2019) – resisting application for an interlocutory injunction to enforce restrictive covenants in an employment contract.
  • Sophisticated Materials Limited v Sidepec International Limited and Lei Shing Hong Credit Limited (HCA 157/2017) - (unrep, HCA 157/2017, 28 December 2018) – striking out application regarding resulting and common intention constructive trusts.
  • 黃正謙 v 施榮懷 (HCA 2284/2018) – action defending against allegations of intimidation, harassment and unlawful means conspiracy.
  • City Palm Ltd & Ors. v Fan Chin Wa (DCCJ 6062 to 6064 of 2018) – action concerning the recovery of land, unjust enrichment, and proprietary estoppel.
  • Morgan Chase Fund v 宜昌市夷陵區中基熱電有限公司 (HCA 48/2018) – action for the recovery of damages arising from a loan agreement, with foreign law elements.
  • Choi Oi Lin v King Fung International Enterprise (HK) Limited (HCA 910/2016) - amendment of pleadings in an action to resist the enforcement of a mortgage against the borrower.
  • Zhang Yan & Ors. v ASA Bullion (unrep., HCA 1555/2018, 21 September 2018) - resisting an application for the release of funds pursuant to an earlier freezing order.
  • Re: Chan John Loong Fai (HCB 345 of 2001) - representing the Official Receiver in an application to determine whether a candidate was fit to be a trustee in bankruptcy.
  • Lik Hung & Anor. v W. Falcon Asset Management (Asia) Limited & Ors. (HCA 1363/2017) - defence against claim for misrepresentations at common law and pursuant to Section 108 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571).
  • Wang Jun v Sin Yuk Hung (HCA 2917/2018) - resisting a summary judgment application for the recovery of debt, relying on the sham doctrine and the “without prejudice” rule.
  • Re: Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited (HCCW 239/2018) and Re: Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Limited (HCCW 316/2018) - winding up and appointment of provisional liquidators
  • Lan Yuk Yuen v Lun Chi To Alpha (DCMP 164/2019) - declaration in respect of property held on resulting trust and directions as to distribution of estate.
  • Bar Scholarship (2018)
  • Oxford University Press book prize for winning the UK rounds of the Jessup moot (2015)
  • Nicola Lacey prize (2013)
  • “Setting aside judgments obtained by fraud” (2017) 133 LQR 575
  • CPD Talk - “Updates on the Law relating to Probate and the Administration of Estates” (16 October 2018, with Kerby Lau)
  • HKICPA Talk - “Personal Insolvency” (1 December 2018, with Tiffany Chan)