Jeremy Yau

Call 2016 (Hong Kong)


English, Cantonese, Mandarin


T: +852 2840 1130

Secretary: Ms. Kit Lai


Jeremy obtained his LLM from the University of Cambridge and JD from the University of Hong Kong.  He was awarded the Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship in 2016.  Prior to law, Jeremy received his undergraduate education at Brown University, where he majored in International Relations and Affairs.

Jeremy has experience in various types of injunction applications (including cyber fraud cases on urgent ex parte basis, Mareva and proprietary injunctions, s.21M interim relief in aid of foreign proceedings, Chabra injunctions, related banker disclosure orders, 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 (including orders with respect to directors, other company officers and third parties) in the context of company liquidation (including in relations to foreign insolvency proceedings), contractual disputes, intellectual property, company matters, money lending, defamation and land related disputes (including adverse possession and easements).  Jeremy accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

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

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
Commercial Law
Company law
Equity and Trusts
Intellectual Property
Insolvency Law
Land Law



University of Hong Kong


University of Cambridge


University of Hong Kong


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 – Present)

Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training (2016)

  • Company Law in Hong Kong – Insolvency (2019, 2020, 2021), 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
  • 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)