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 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 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.

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 developing a broad civil and commercial practice.  He has experience in injunction applications (including cyber fraud cases, urgent ex parte applications, Mareva and proprietary injunctions, s.21M interim relief and anti-suit injunctions).  Jeremy has also worked on company insolvency, examination and production orders in relation to company liquidation, contractual disputes, intellectual property, company, money lending, defamation and land related matters (including adverse possession and easements).  Jeremy accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

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

Middle Temple Scholarship for Advocacy Training (2016)

Publications
  • Company Law in Hong Kong – Insolvency (2019, 2020 and upcoming 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
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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