Michael Ng

  • LL.M., University of Cambridge (First Class Honours)
  • LL.B., King’s College London (First Class Honours)


Michael obtained First Class Honours in both his LL.M. at the University of Cambridge and LL.B. at King’s College London. He joined Des Voeux Chambers in 2018 upon completion of his pupillage with Mr. Osmond Lam, Mr. Johnny Ma, Mr. Alan Kwong, and Mr. Jason Yu.

Michael has a broad civil and commercial practice, including Company and Insolvency, Commercial, Property, Trusts, Intellectual Property, Arbitration, and Construction. He accepts instructions for both advocacy and advisory work, and has appeared in the High Court and the District Court both in his own right and as junior counsel.

General Commercial

  • BRM Mobilier SAS (In Liquidation) v Yee Kok-Siong & Titans Genesis Limited [2019] HKCFI 1324 - application for Mareva/proprietary injunctions against second level recipients of proceeds of an international fraud (as sole advocate)
  • China Baoli Technologies Holdings Ltd & Ors v Orient Equal International Group Ltd &ors v Lantau Holdings Ltd & Ors [2019] HKCFI 288 - resisting application for payment of fortification for an injunction out of court, involving issues concerning authority, res judicata and foreign law (led by Dr. William Wong SC)
  • Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co Ltd & Anor. v Fan Ji Qian [2019] 2 HKLRD 173 - resisting application for quasi-contractual anti-suit injunction (led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • General Appliance (Hong Kong) Ltd v Friendship Investments Ltd [2019] HKCFI 631 - resisting application for mandatory injunction for delivery up of title deeds (with Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Euro Search (Hong Kong) Ltd v Snow Lake Capital (HK) Ltd [2018] HKCFI 2292 - Resisting application for variation of cost order nisi (as sole advocate)
  • Ko Yih Shyong & Ko Tong Shya v Cui Leilei (HCA 420/2019) - application for Mareva/proprietary injunctions against direct recipients of proceeds of an international fraud (as sole advocate)
  • Chen Chuang Xin v Zhao Bin (HCCT 59/2017) - application for charging order absolute over shares (as sole advocate)
  • Application for an ex parte post-judgment Mareva injunction in aid of the enforcement of a Mainland arbitral award (led by Dr. William Wong SC)


Company & Insolvency

  • Re Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Company Limited [2019] HKCFI 1424 - resisting application for (i) striking out the unfair prjeudice petition on ground of lack of locus standi and (ii) staying the petition in favour of arbitration (led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Re Winasia Industries Limited [2019] HKCFI 527 - application for validation order and indemnity costs order against the petitioner (as sole advocate)
  • Chan Kai Yan & Anor. v Leung Chi Kit & Ors (HCA 2498/2014) - resisting application for striking out the action on ground of, inter alia, reflective loss (led by Dr. William Wong SC, with Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Re Glory Sky Financial Limited (HCCW 266/2018) - appearing for the petitioner to dismiss the winding up petition with costs (as sole advocate)
  • Re General Appliance (Holdings) Limited (HCCW 197/2018) - appearing for the petitioner for unfair prejudice and just and equitable winding up (as sole advocate)


Land Law/Property

  • Choi Chee Ming & Anor. v Leclecq Yu Mi [2019] HKDC 414 - resisting application for discharging Warrant of Distress in a distraint action (as sole advocate)
  • Choi Lisa Mei Yin v Yau Pak Kin (HCA 3/2012) - Resisting application for charging order over property (as sole advocate)
  • SCLHK Scholarship (2018)
  • Corpus Christi College Cambridge Postgraduate Law Prize (2017)
  • Jessica Learmond-Criqui Prize (2015)
  • Associateship of King’s College (2015)

English, Mandarin and Cantonese