Rosa Lee

  • BCL, University of Oxford (Distinction)
  • PCLL, University of Hong Kong (Distinction)
  • BBA (Law), University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)
  • LLB, University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours)

Year of call

  • 2018

Practice areas

Banking
Conveyancing & Property
Defamation
Regulatory & Securities

Profile

Rosa is a Bar Scholar. After graduating with First Class Honours (ranking 2nd in her year) in LLB and BBA (Law) from the University of Hong Kong, Rosa obtained a Distinction in the BCL from the University of Oxford, ranking 1st in her year in Advanced Property and Trusts, and Comparative Public Law. She also obtained a Distinction in the PCLL, ranking 1st in her year in Civil and Criminal Litigation, and Matrimonial Practice and Procedure. She joined Chambers in 2018 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. Anson Wong S.C., Mr. Derek Chan S.C., Mr. Johnny Ma and Mr. Jason Yu.

Rosa has been involved in cases concerning a wide range of areas, including company and insolvency work, property, probate and trusts matters, securities and regulatory work, as well as public law and judicial review. 

Rosa is a part-time lecturer of law in Equity and Trusts, and Legal Research and Writing at the University of Hong Kong.

  • To Lee Wah Samuel v Yum Huin Ming and Anor [2019] HKCFI 1441 (succeeding in a trial for upholding the validity of two enduring powers of attorney, with Mr. Terrence Tai)
  • HKSAR v Tang Wing Tung & Ors STCC 951/2019 (defending the accused on one charge of conspiracy to defraud, as sole advocate)
  • Power Securities v Sin Kwok Lam & Ors HCA 1719/2015 (acting for the defendants in a case involving pledged shares in a margin arrangement, led by Mr. Barrie Barlow SC, with Mr. Justin Lam)
  • HKSAR v Fung Wing Yip, Wilson DCCC 761/2018 (defending the accused who was an ex-government official on charges of corruption and misconduct in public office, led by Mr. Joseph Tse SC)
  • Smart Focus Inc Limited v Caroline-Fargo Capital Limited HCA 221/2019 (acting for a borrower in relation to a non-recourse loan arrangement and successfully obtaining a proprietary injunction, a Mareva injunction and third party disclosure orders against banks, as sole advocate)
  • Re: Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Limited HCCW 316/2018 (appearing on behalf of the Petitioner in a winding-up matter, as sole advocate)
  • Re: ACE International (B.V.I.) Limited HCCW 190/2018 (resisting and striking out a winding-up petition, with Mr. Jason Yu)
  • Amerasia Global Property Limited v Dong Fei & Anor HCA 1202/2018 & HCMP 1089/2018 & HCMP 1040/2018 (shareholders’ disputes involving PRC JV company, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Ms. Ellen Pang)
  • Chu Lai Kuen v Chu Lai Ming Agnes HCA 2880/2018 (applying for and successfully obtaining an injunction in a trusts matter on an ex parte basis which has been continued, as sole advocate)
  • Allied Ever Holdings Limited v Li Shu Chung & Ors [2019] HKCA 752 (succeeding in defending the quantum of a security for costs application in an appeal to the Court of Appeal, with Mr. Justin Lam)
  • Luet Tat Watch Band Manufacturer Limited v Ken Li Shu Chung HCA 1039/2018 (setting aside default judgment, with Mr. Justin Lam)
  • Re CW Advanced Technologies Limited HCCW 174/2018 (appearing for the provisional liquidators of the company in a winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Asia Pacific Infrastructure Investment Fund, LP v Keyway Holdings Ltd [2018] HKCFI 2228 (applying for and successfully obtaining a mandatory interim interim injunction, with Ms. Teresa Wu)
  • Sun Tian Gang v Changchun High & New Technology Industries Development Parent Company & Others [2018] HKCFI 2499 (resisting amendment application of pleadings, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC)
  • Chen Hongqing v Jinan Industrial Development Investment Group Co., Ltd & Ors HCA 2648/2017 (10 July 2018) (setting aside writ served out of jurisdiction and applying for stay of proceedings, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Mr. Ross Li)
  • Chen Hongqing v Jinan Industrial Development Investment Group Co., Ltd & Ors HCA 2648/2017 (30-31 May 2018) (resisting receivership application over shares, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Mr. Ross Li)
  • Joesh Overseas Limited v Executors of Li Sin Man & Ors HCCW 302/2011 (7 June 2018) (resisting application for striking out of an unfair prejudice petition, with Mr. Justin Lam)
  • Kwok Hiu Kwan v Convoy Global Holdings Ltd & Ors [2018] HKCFI 1729 (successfully resisting interim injunction application, led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC, with Mr. Jason Yu)
  • Chen Hongqing v Jinan Industrial Development Investment Group Co., Ltd & Ors HCA 2648/2017 (10 July 2018) (application for setting aside writ served out of jurisdiction and for stay of proceedings, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC, with Mr. Ross Li)
  • Advising on the applicability of listing rules in relation to conflicts of interest and connected/major transactions in a Singapore arbitration (with Mr. William Wong SC, JP)
  • Advising a major media distribution company in Hong Kong on intellectual property law and contract law issues (as sole counsel) 
  • Advising one of China’s largest lender on contractual and trusts matter (with Mr. Alexander Tang)
  • Advising a listed corporation in Hong Kong on rights and shares offering matters (with Mr. Justin Lam)
  • Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2018)
  • Bar Scholarship (2017)
  • Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship (2017)
  • BCL Law Faculty Prize in Advanced Property and Trusts (2017)
  • BCL Law Faculty Prize in Comparative Public Law (2017)
  • Magdalen College Prize for Distinction in BCL (2017)
  • Magdalen Hong Kong Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies in BCL (2016)
  • Bloomsbury Book Prize in Civil and Criminal Litigation (2016)
  • Haldanes Prize in Criminal Litigation (2016)
  • The Oldham, Li & Nie Prize in Matrimonial Practice and Procedure (2016)
  • Peter Vine Postgraduate Law Scholarship (2016)
  • Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship for PCLL (2016)
  • HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund (2016)
  • Hong Kong Trustees Association Prize in Equity and Trusts (2015)
  • Professor Dafydd Evans Memorial Scholarship (by the Class of 1972) (2015)
  • Dean’s Honours Lists (2011-2015)
  • Bank of China (Hong Kong) Scholarship (2013)
  • Hong Kong Securities Institute Scholarship (2013)
  • Yale Visiting International Student Programme Scholarship (2013)
  • Speaker, Recent Updates on Company and Insolvency Law (CPD Talk), with Look Chan Ho and Michael Ng
  • Rosa Lee, “Proof of inducement in the law on misrepresentation: Hayward v Zurich Insurance Co Plc” Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly (Feb 2017)
  • Part-time Lecturer in Equity and Trusts, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (2018-2019)
  • Part-time Lecturer in Legal Research and Writing II, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (2017-2018)

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