Raphael is a Bar Scholar. He joined Chambers in 2023 after completing his pupillage with Mr. Andrew Mak, Mr. Osmond Lam. Mr. Vincent Lung, and Mr. Ken To. He also served as marshal to the Hon Mr. Justice Godfrey Lam (as G Lam JA then was), the Hon Madam Justice Queeny Au-Yeung and Her Honour Judge Thelma Kwan.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Raphael obtained first class degrees in Social Sciences and Law at the University of Hong Kong. He then went on to obtain his BCL with Distinction from the University of Oxford as a Trinity College Michael and Judith Beloff Scholar, and was awarded the Trinity College Prize for BCL Performance.
Raphael is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. He has been involved in cases concerning a wide range of areas, including charity, commercial, companies and shareholder disputes, discrimination suit, injunctive relief, land, private International law, probate, and trusts. Raphael is capable of providing written submissions in both English and Chinese (both simplified and traditional), and conducting hearings in both languages.
Raphael is teaching contract law and constitutional law as a part-time lecturer (non-clinical) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong.