Deanna Law

Call 2011 (Hong Kong)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: deanna.law@parksidechambers.com.hk

Secretary: Ms. Eldie Au-Yeung
E: eldie.auyeung@parksidechambers.com.hk

Profile

Deanna was called to the Bar in 2011 upon being awarded the Bar Scholarship and Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship.

She has a broad civil and regulatory practice with an emphasis on land and trusts and commercial law. She has also undertaken an array of criminal work from the Magistracies to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal, with a particular emphasis on matters relating to the Securities and Futures Commission and white-collar crime.

Deanna was appointed as a Deputy Adjudicator of the Small Claims Tribunal in May to July 2020. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of several Appeal Boards. She is also a committee member of various Special Committees of the Hong Kong Bar Association. She also teaches as a tutor in the LL.B. and P.C.LL. programmes of the University of Hong Kong.

Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law
Arbitration
Commercial Law
Company
Compliance, Securities and Banking
Equity and Trusts
Family Law
General Civil Litigation
Insolvency Law
Land Law
White-Collar Crime

Education

2010

LL.M. (Graduation with 6 Honour Subjects),
Harvard Law School

2009

P.C.LL. (Distinction),
University of Hong Kong

2008

LL.B. (Minor in Criminal Justice) (1st Cl.),
University of Hong Kong
2019
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb)
May – July 2020
  • Deputy Adjudicator, Small Claims Tribunal
Since 2020
  • Member of the Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation)
  • Member of the Appeal Board (Clubs (Safety of Premises))
  • Member of the Appeal Board (Bedspace Apartments)
Since 2019
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Bar Scholarship
Since 2018
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Practice Development of the Hong Kong Bar Association
2015 – 2017
  • Bar Council Member
  • Chairperson, Young Barristers’ Committee of the Hong Kong Bar Association (Committee Member since 2011)
Since 2015
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Legal Education of the Hong Kong Bar Association
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Welfare and Sports of the Hong Kong Bar Association
2013 – 2018
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Bar Website of the Hong Kong Bar Association
Since 2012
  • Committee Member, Standing Committee on Greater China Affairs of the Hong Kong Bar Association
2013 – 2015
  • Executive Committee Member, The University of Hong Kong Law Alumni Association
2010
  • Bar Scholarship
  • Hong Kong Bar Association Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship
2009
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies
  • The British Chevening Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies (Honorary)
  • The Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Scholarship (for postgraduate studies) (Honorary)
  • M.W. Lo Memorial Scholarship
  • Maxwell Law Prize
2008
  • Dean’s Honour List
  • Simon K.Y. Lee Medal in Law
  • M.W. Lo Memorial Scholarship
  • Hong Kong University Alumni Prize
2007
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships For Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate Students
  • HKU Worldwide Exchange Scholarship
  • Holman Fenwick and Willan Exchange Scholarship
2006
  • Dean’s Honour List
  • Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Award
  • HSBC Hong Kong Scholarship
  • Des Voeux Chambers Junior Scholarship
2005
  • Dean’s Honour List
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarships For Undergraduate, Diploma and Certificate Students 2004/2005
  • The University of Hong Kong Foundation Entrance Scholarship
2014
  • Author of the Legal Aid Volume, Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, published by LexisNexis in 2014
2013
  • Editor of the Statutes Volume, Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, published by LexisNexis in 2013
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