Jeremy Yau

Call 2016 (Hong Kong)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: jeremy.yau@parksidechambers.com.hk

Secretary: Ms. Kit Lai
E: kit.lai@parksidechambers.com.hk

Profile

Jeremy obtained his LLM from the University of Cambridge and JD from the University of Hong Kong.  He was a recipient of the Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship.  Prior to law, Jeremy received his undergraduate education at Brown University, where he majored in International Relations and Affairs.

Jeremy has experience in and frequently acts on various types of injunction applications and related matters (including large scale cyber fraud cases, urgent Mareva and proprietary injunctions, s.21M interim relief in aid of foreign proceedings, Chabra injunctions, related banker disclosure orders and multi-layer tracing of proprietary funds). He also has experience in injunctions against publication of confidential information and anti-suit injunctions.

He also engages in company insolvency matters, private examination and production orders in the context of company liquidation (including orders with respect to directors, other company officers and third parties, and also in relations to foreign insolvency proceedings), company matters, contractual disputes, land related disputes (including in particular adverse possession claims), intellectual property, money lending and defamation.

Jeremy was appointed a part time lecturer (non-clinical) at the University of Hong Kong. He was also a committee member of the Standing Committee on Greater China Affairs with the Hong Kong Bar Association and an assistant with the Common Law course taught at Peking University.

Jeremy has spoken in seminars and written on arbitration related topics.  He has also written on defamation and company insolvency matters.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Arbitration
Commercial Law
Company law
Defamation
Equity and Trusts
Intellectual Property
Insolvency Law
Land Law
Probate

Education

2015

P.C.LL.,
University of Hong Kong

2014

LL.M.,
University of Cambridge

2013

J.D.,
University of Hong Kong

2011

B.A.,
Brown University
  • University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, Legal Research and Writing I & II, Part-time Lecturer (Non-clinical) (2017 – 2020)
  • Standing Committee on Greater China Affairs, Hong Kong Bar Association, Committee Member (2016 – 2019)

Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training (2016)

Publications
  • Company Law in Hong Kong – Insolvency (2019, 2020, 2021 and upcoming 2022), Contributing Author
  • Shanghai Lawyer (Issue no. 775, May 2017) on cross-border commercial disputes and applications in Hong Kong for interim relief in aid of foreign proceedings
Seminars
  • 香港法律專題講座:香港婚姻法 (廣東江門), Speaker on enforcement of foreign and Mainland PRC matrimonial orders and judgments in Hong Kong (with Mr Frederick Chan and Ms Lily Yu), organised by the Guangdong Lawyers Association and the Jiangmen Lawyers Association (2018)
  • 內地與香港法院民事判決及仲裁裁決的互認和執行講座 (廣東佛山), Panel on mutual recognition and enforcement of judicial and arbitral awards between Mainland PRC and Hong Kong, organised by the Guangdong Lawyers Association (2018)
  • 香港國際仲裁實務案例分享論壇 (深圳前海), Speaker on cross-border commercial disputes and arbitration (with Mr Frederick Chan), organised by the Shenzhen Lawyers Association and the Authority of Qianhai (2017)
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