Paul Wu

Call 1986 (Hong Kong), 1985 (England & Wales), 1990 (Australian Capital Territory)


English, Cantonese, Mandarin


T: +852 2840 1130

Secretary: Ms. Eldie Au Yeung


Prior to joining the Bar, Paul had acquired substantial working experience in an international bank and the Labour Department of the Hong Kong Government. He was awarded the Hong Kong Government Legal Training Scholarship in 1982 and completed his legal study in England thereafter.

After he was called to the Bar, Paul was appointed a Crown Counsel and worked at the Attorney General’s Chambers up to 1988 during which time he had served in the Prosecutions and Civil Divisions.

Since Paul joined the private Bar, he has maintained an all rounded and balanced civil and criminal practice at all levels of courts in Hong Kong at both trial and appellate levels. He has also acted as a mediator and keeps a practice in arbitration. He is well experienced in cases conducted in Chinese. He was born in Beijing and is a native Putonghua speaker.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
General Criminal Litigation



University of Buckingham


B.A. (Hons.),
University of Hong Kong
  • Freder Centre (IO) v Gringo Ltd [2015] 1 HKLRD 362 CFI); [2016] 2 HKLRD 190 (CA); [2016] 4 HKC 346 (CA) (Building management – trade names affixed to external wall of building)
  • HKSAR v Tsoi Man Chun [2016] 1 HKLRD 426 (Criminal sentencing – trafficking dangerous drugs)
  • Park Lomen Inn Ltd v Appeal Board (Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation) [2015] 4 HKLRD 506 (Civil Procedure – time with respect to ex parte appeal to Court of Appeal
  • HKSAR v Lui Ka Chun [2015] 3 HKLRD 552 (Costs in criminal proceedings – defendant acquitted)
  • Lee Yin Hong v Serenade Cove (IO) [2011] 5 HKLRD 660 (Building Management – breach of DMC – role of courts – nuisance caused by keeping dogs)
  • Tam Sze Man v Shan Tsui Court (IO) [2011] 5 HKLRD 434 (Building management – internal non-structural partition wall dividing adjoining flats)
  • Ho Ka Yin v Express Security Ltd [2011] 4 HKLRD 395 (Tort — duty of care as to responsibility for safe entry to and egress from lift platform by wheelchair user)
  • HKSAR v Kwok Hing Tony [2010] 3 HKLRD 769 (Criminal evidence – principles as to evidence of uncharged acts in jury trials)
  • Securities and Futures Commission v Liu Su Ke [2010] 2 HKLRD 673 (Offence under s.328(a) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571)
  • Secretary for Justice v Lam Siu Tong [2009] 5 HKLRD 60 (Criminal sentencing – dangerous driving causing death)
  • Re Cosmo-Technology Ltd [2009] 2 HKLRD 151 (Civil Procedure – Amendment of winding up petition)
  • Chan Siu Ming v Kwok Chung Motor Car Ltd [2008] 1 HKCLRT 13 (Employment relationship – green route minibus drivers)