Lydia Leung


2017 (Hong Kong)
2019 (New York)


English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Family & Matrimonial Law
Injunction & Contempt
Probate & Succession


Secretary: Ms. Estel Lai
[email protected]

Lydia has a truly mixed practice; she is frequently instructed to handle civil matters (including probate and wills cases, urgent injunctions at the District Court and the High Court, winding-up proceedings, directors’ disputes and derivative actions, and producing HKEx legal opinions), criminal matters (from advice to appeal, and High Court bail applications), as well as matrimonial cases (including s.17 applications, maintenance pending suit applications, ancillary relief trials, and custody matters).

Lydia is a Charles Ching Scholar. She served pupillage with Mr. Selwyn Yu SC, Mr. Derek Chan SC, Mr. Eugene Yim, Mr. Jonathan Ah-weng, and Ms. Ann Lui. She was also marshal to Mr. Recorder Robert Whitehead SC (as he then was).

  • LL.B., The University of Hong Kong
  • P.C.LL., The University of Hong Kong
  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Chan King Hung as executor of the estate of Chan Fook Lai, deceased v. Chan Siu Kwan Paulie [2024] 1 HKLRD 29, [2023] HKCA 1177 — resisting an appeal against a summary judgment to propound a will
  • 梁浩基 對 中國冶金科工股份有限公司 [2023] HKCFI 1194 – resisting appeal against master’s decision to strike out and dismiss claim
  • Alco Holdings Limited v. World Crown Investments Limited [2022] HKCFI 3669 – resisting a quia timet injunction against presentation of a winding up petition
  • Cable Bradley Paul v. Red Bridge Universal Limited [2022] HKCFI 1911 and [2022] HKCFI 1556 – Mareva injunction and application for banker’s books order
  • HKSAR v. Dawson Zachary James [2021] HKCFI 3788 (with Steven Kwan) – defence of 1 charge of trafficking and 1 charge of money laundering before jury
  • 陳 對 陳 [2021] HKFC 51 – application for maintenance pending suit
  • Chan King Hung as executor of the estate of Chan Fook Lai, deceased v. Chan Siu Kwan Paulie [2021] HKCFI 670 – obtained summary judgment to propound a will
  • HKSAR v. Fung Wing-yip Wilson and Chan Ung-iok, DCCC 761/2018 (assisting Mr. Selwyn Yu SC, Ms. Juliana Chow, and Ms. Margaret Wu) – defence of the 2nd defendant against a bribery charge
  • HKSAR v. APL Co. PTE Limited & another [2019] HKDC 656 (led by Mr. Robert Pang SC, with Mr. Bernard Chung) – prosecution of both defendants for offences relating to the import of strategic commodities
  • Securities and Futures Commission v. Au-Yeung Siu Pang, ESS 30588/2017 & ESS 30589/2017 (assisting Mr. Selwyn Yu SC and Mr. Laurence Li SC) – prosecution of the defendant for insider dealing
  • HKSAR v. Wong Wai Lun [2019] 5 HKLRD 349, [2018] HKCA 678 (with Mr. Eric Cheung) – appeal against conviction