Benjamin Lam

Call 2015 (Hong Kong)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: benjamin.lam@parksidechambers.com.hk

Secretary: Ms. Cynthia Lam
E: cynthia.lam@parksidechambers.com.hk

Profile

Ben accepts instructions in all areas of work and has a general civil practice.

Before practicing at the Bar, Ben read law at Oxford University and was Judicial Assistant to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”). Ben is the first Judicial Assistant to be acknowledged for his research in a CFA judgment: (2017) 20 HKCFAR 149. Ben is a recipient of the Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship.

He has appeared as counsel in the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Family Court, the Lands Tribunal, and the Trade Mark Registry. He has appeared for injunctive reliefs, pre-action and interlocutory applications, as well as for trials.

Court work aside, Ben has also handled a number of international arbitrations under the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules and ICC Arbitration Rules. Ben also regularly advises on regulatory and non-contentious matters.

Ben currently serves as Member of the Housing Appeal Panel and the Passports Appeal Board. He is a contributing editor of the Hong Kong Civil Procedure (The White Book) and the “Credit and Security” chapter in Chitty on Contracts: Hong Kong Specific Contracts (5th Edition).

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation

Commercial Law

Company Law

Competition Law

Compliance, Securities and Banking

Family Law

Equity and Trusts

Insolvency Law

Intellectual Property

Land Law

Education

2014

P.C.LL,
University of Hong Kong

2013

BA in Jurisprudence,
Oxford University

2010

Harrow School

2005

Diocesan Boys’ School

Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (2018-)

HKSAR Government, Member of the Passports Appeal Panel (2018-)

HKSAR Government, Member of the Housing Appeal Panel (2018-)

Hong Kong Bar Association, Member of the Standing Committee on Young Barristers (2017-)

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, Judicial Assistant (2015-2016)

Hong Kong Civil Procedure (The White Book), Contributing Editor

Chitty on Contracts: Hong Kong Specific Contracts (5th Edition), Contributing Editor on “Credit and Security”

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