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 JD from the University of Hong Kong and LLM from the University of Cambridge, focusing on Restitution, Intellectual Property, and Public International Law.  He was awarded the Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training in 2016.  Prior to law, Jeremy received his undergraduate education at Brown University, where he majored in International Relations and Affairs.

Upon completion of his pupillage with Mr Michael Blanchflower SC, Mr Andrew Mak, Mr Frederick Chan, Mr Jonathan Ah-weng and Mr Isaac Chan, Jeremy joined Parkside Chambers in 2016.

Jeremy is 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 is developing a broad civil and commercial practice.  He has worked on cases ranging from contractual disputes, injunction applications, company, money lending, defamation, intellectual property, and land related matters.  He has spoken in seminars and written on arbitration related topics.  He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Arbitration
Commercial Law
Company law
Compliance, Securities and Banking
Defamation
Equity and Trusts
Intellectual Property
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

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Associate Member

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

Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training (2016)

Publication
  • 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 member 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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