Nicole Chui

Call 2022 (Hong Kong)


English, Cantonese, Mandarin, French


T: +852 2840 1130

Secretary: Ms. Joyce Kwan


Nicole joined Chambers in 2022 after completing her pupillage with Ms. Maggie Wong SC, Mr. Vincent Lung, Mr. Christopher Chain and Mr. Ernest Ng.

Nicole read law at the University of Oxford, where she graduated with a First Class in the BA (Jurisprudence) and a Distinction on the BCL.

Prior to joining Chambers, Nicole trained and practised as a Dispute Resolution solicitor at a Magic Circle law firm in London. During that time, she was seconded to the Retail Banking Litigation team of Lloyds Banking Group.

Nicole was also a judicial assistant to Sir Julian Flaux, Chancellor of the High Court of England and Wales and Lord Justice of Appeal, during which time she provided legal research and assistance on cases relating to a variety of practice areas including commercial law, the law of restitution and conflict of laws.

Nicole is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. She is capable of providing written submissions and conducting hearings in both English and Chinese.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
General Criminal Litigation
Administrative and Public Law
Admiralty and Shipping Law
Building and Construction
Commercial Law
Company Law
Compliance, Securities and Banking
Family Law
Equity and Trusts
Insolvency Law
Private International Law
Land Law
White-Collar Crime



B.C.L. (Distinction), University of Oxford


P.C.LL. (Distinction),
University of Hong Kong


B.A. in Jurisprudence (1st Cl.),
University of Oxford
  • Solicitor 2020 (England & Wales – non-practising)


  • Smith & Associates Far East Limited v EZ Ram Technology Limited (DCCJ 1268/2019): acted for the plaintiff in a trial involving breach of sale of goods contract (with Vincent Lung) (judgment pending)
  • Li Chun Bon & Anor v China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited (DCCJ 617/2017): acted for the defendant in a trial involving trespass, construction of the DMC, breach of s.34I BMO, nuisance, expert evidence on mesne profits, joint liability and double recovery (with Ernest Ng) (judgment pending)

Interlocutory Applications

  • Tang Chiu Wah v Chiang Sze Nga Celia (HCA 1902/2019): successfully resisted strike out application, involving issues of pleas of spent criminal convictions and disclosure of criminal records (as sole advocate)
  • Yu Sze Wan & Yu Ming Yow Billy v Silver Hope Limited (HCSD 37 & 38/2021): successfully resisted setting aside of statutory demands, involving issues of overstated statutory demands,  breach of Money Lenders Ordinance (Cap. 163) and uncertainty of guarantees (with Jeffrey Chau)
  • Elysium Limited & Ip Woon Shun (Administrator) v Sum Ka Kuen Dominic, Tempio Limited and WHA Nominees Limited (HCA 502/2022): resisted continuation of ex parte proprietary and interlocutory injunctions, involving issues of breaches of fiduciary duties, diversion of corporate opportunity and the position of appointorship under a trust deed (with Toby Brown)

Advisory Work

  • Advised on market misconduct under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) in relation to a “ramp and dump” scheme (led by Maggie Wong SC)
  • Advised on claims against borrower and guarantors to loan agreement and pledgors under share pledges, involving issues of jurisdiction, applicable law, bankruptcy, winding-up and asset dissipation (with Martin Wong)
  • Harris Prize for best performance in law finals in Keble College (2015)
  • Keble College Scholar (2015)
  • Anti-arbitration injunctions: jurisdiction and the natural forum precondition [2020] 2 LMCLQ 211
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