Simon N M Young

Call 2008 (Hong Kong), 1998 (Ontario)

LANGUAGES

English, Cantonese

CONTACT

T: +852 2840 1130
E: snmyoung@hku.hk

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

Profile

Professor Simon Young specializes in criminal law and pubic law cases, especially where there is a constitutional law or international law dimension. He is also qualified to practice Canadian law and maintains his membership in the Law Society of Ontario.

Practice Areas

General Criminal Litigation
Constitutional Law
Administrative and Public Law
International Law
White-Collar Crime

Education

2000

LL.M.,
University of Cambridge

1996

LL.B.,
University of Toronto

1993

B.Arts.Sc.,
McMaster University

Professor Young’s books include Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age (Hart 2017), The Integrity of Criminal Process (Hart 2016), Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal (Cambridge University Press 2014), Electing Hong Kong’s Chief Executive (HKU Press 2010) and Civil Forfeiture of Criminal Property (Edward Elgar 2009). In 2018, he assumed the general editorship of Archbold Hong Kong.

Criminal law
  • HKSAR v Chan Kam Shing (2016) 19 HKCFAR 640 (criminal joint enterprise)
  • HKSAR v Pang Hung Fai (2014) 17 HKCFAR 778 (money laundering)
  • HKSAR v Li Kwok Cheung George (2014) 17 HKCFAR 575 (money laundering)

 

Public law
  • Bullen, Christian Anthony v Director of Lands, HCAL 25/2013, 16 May 2014 (CFI) (forfeiture of property)

 

Constitutional law
  • Chan Kin Sum Simon v Secretary for Justice [2009] 2 HKLRD 166 (prisoners’ right to vote)

 

International law
  • C v Director of Immigration (2013) 16 HKCFAR 280 (refugee non-refoulement)
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