Jay Koon


2021 (Hong Kong)

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Equity and Trusts
Family & Matrimonial Law
Probate & Succession
Property & Land


Secretary: Ms. Winnie Fung
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Jay has a broad civil and criminal practice. He has appeared in the Court of Final Appeal, the High Court (including the Court of Appeal), the District Court, the Coroner’s Court, and the Magistrates’ Courts as a led junior and/or sole advocate.

Jay practices civil and commercial litigation with emphases on property and land disputes, adverse possessions, probate, equity and trust, as well as New Territories matters (e.g. t’so/t’ong related disputes). He also has experience in statutory appeals before the administrative appeal board and coroner’s inquests, and co-authored the Broadcasting chapter of the Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong.

On the criminal side, he has ample experience in both trials and appeals on a wide spectrum of offences, such as industrial summonses, frauds and dishonesty offences, offences against the persons, and public order offences. He has also conducted multiple High Court bail applications.

Jay obtained his LLB and PCLL from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and was awarded various scholarships and prizes during his studies. He then went on to complete an LLM at University College London, where he specialised in Litigation and Dispute Resolution and graduated with distinction.

Jay joined Chambers following completion of his pupillage with Mr Valentine Yim, Mr Giles Surman, Ms Catherine Wong, Ms Queenie Ng, Mr Eugene Yim, and Ms Linda Wong. He was also marshal to DHCJ Robert Whitehead SC.

  • LLM (Litigation & Dispute Resolution) (Distinction), University College London (2020)
  • PCLL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2019)
  • LLB, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018)
  • Dean’s List (2018)
  • College Head’s List (2017, 2018)
  • Shaw College Department/Programme Scholarship (2017)
  • Wei Lun Foundation Scholarships for the Faculty of Law (2014)
  • CUHK Honours at Entrance (2014)
  • Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, Vol. 5(1) – Broadcasting (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2022) (co-author)