Paul T K Lam SC

Head of Chambers
Call 1992 (Hong Kong)
Silk 2013 (Hong Kong)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: paul.lam@parksidechambers.com.hk

Secretary: Ms. Joyce Kwan
E: joyce.kwan@parksidechambers.com.hk

 

Profile

Mr Lam received his LL.B. from the University of Hong Kong; and his LL.M. in International Law from the University of Nottingham.

He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1992 and has been practicing at Parkside Chambers ever since.  In 2013, he was appointed Senior Counsel.  He has a general civil practice.

Mr Lam has held a number of public offices in Hong Kong; among other thing, he is now the Chairman of the Administrative Appeals Board and the Deputy Chairman of the Town Planning Appeal Board.  He was the Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association from 2014 to 2016 and the Chairman in 2017.  He also sat as a Deputy Judge of the High Court of Hong Kong for 4 to 5 weeks each year since 2015.

Practice Areas

General Civil Litigation
Administrative and Public Law
Arbitration
Commercial Law
Company Law
Defamation
Equity and Trusts
Land Law
Personal Injuries
Probate

Education

1992

LL.M. (International Law),
University of Nottingham

1991

P.C.LL.,
University of Hong Kong

1990

LL.B.,
University of Hong Kong
  • Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association (2017)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association (2014-2016)
  • Deputy High Court Judge of the Court of First Instance (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Member of High Court Rules Committee (2015-2018)
  • Member of Civil Justice Reform Monitoring Committee (2018-2020)
  • HKSAR Administrative Appeals Board, Deputy Chairman (2014-2016); Chairman (2016-2019)
  • HKSAR Amusement Game Centres Appeal Board, Member (2010-2016); Chairman (2016-2018)
  • HKSAR Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Boards, Member (2014 – 2018)
  • HKSAR Town Planning Appeal Board Panel, Member (2007-2013); Deputy Chairman (2015-2019)
  • ICAC Complaints Committee, Member (2015-2018)
  • Air Transport Licensing Authority, Member (2016-2018)
  • Board of Review Panel (Inland Revenue Ordinance), Member (2006-2015)
  • HKSAR Registration of Persons Tribunal, Member (2008-2014)
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