Jeremy Yau

Call 2016 (Hong Kong)


English, Cantonese, Mandarin


T: +852 2840 1130

Secretary: Ms. Kit Lai


Jeremy read law at the University of Cambridge (LLM) and the University of Hong Kong (JD). He is a recipient of the Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship.  Prior to law, Jeremy received his undergraduate education from Brown University, where he majored in international relations and affairs.

Jeremy has experience in and frequently acts in various types of injunction applications and related matters (including large scale 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.

Other practice areas include company insolvency matters, in particular private examination/production orders in the context of company liquidation (including orders in respect to directors/company officers and third parties), 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. He is also a mentor with the University of Law (Hong Kong).

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 Law (Hong Kong), Mentor (2020 – present)
  • 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)

  • Company Law in Hong Kong – Insolvency (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, upcoming 2023), 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)