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 intellectual property, 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) & ors HCB 4475/2002 (resisting application under section 29 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC and Mr. Alan Kwong)
Re Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Limited HCCW 316/2018 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
Re Wu Lianmo HCB 5250/2019 (bankruptcy petition, as sole advocate)
張月清 v Tsui Yiu Hei HCMP 875/2018, HCMP 602/2019, HCMP 845/2019 (contempt proceedings, led by Ms. Connie Lee)
Wong Luen Hang & anor v Topmix Industrial Ltd & ors HCMP 1064/2019, HCMP 1065/2019 (resisting application under section 740 of the Companies Ordinance, led by Mr. Alan Kwong)
Kung Kin Wing & anor v Splendid Profit International Holdings Limited & ors HCIP 78/2019 (application for interlocutory injunction, led by Mr. CW Ling)
- Bar Scholarship 
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