New Members

Chambers is delighted to welcome 7 new members:

Marc Corlett QC (NZ)
Marc has been in private practice in New Zealand since 1992. Since then he has maintained a mixed practice specialising in civil, securities and other regulatory litigation; white collar crime and fraud; money laundering and breaches of AML regulations; proceeds of crime recovery proceedings. His practise is predominately focused on trial and appellate work in which areas he is well regarded for his cross-examination and oral advocacy.

Albert NB Wong
Albert was educated at Winchester College and read English at the University of Oxford. Before practising as a barrister, Albert was a journalist covering law and politics in Hong Kong. He has a broad practice, representing both applicants and respondents in judicial review applications as well as appearing in criminal trials at various levels of the courts. Albert also has experience in matters relating to media law, extradition, restraint orders, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings, contempt of court, and general civil proceedings.

Kim J McCoy
Kim is a practising barrister in both Hong Kong and New Zealand, with an equally mixed civil and criminal law practice. He has a keen interest in the intersection between criminal, civil and public law with animal law, as well as wildlife crime both locally and internationally. He is also the Founder and Projects Advisor of the Hong Kong Animal Law and Protection Organisation.

Esmond Wong
Esmond commenced practice in 2019 and has since been instructed in a broad range of civil cases with a particular emphasis on commercial, banking, company, family and land disputes. His criminal practice focuses on conducting the defence in a wide variety of general and commercial crime cases at trial and appellate levels. He is an Associate of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Noel Chan
Prior to joining Chambers, Noel served as Judicial Assistant to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal. She obtained her LLB from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with First Class Honours and her LLM from University College London with Distinction. She is developing a mixed practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Jeff Yau
Jeff is developing a broad civil and commercial practice. Since coming to the Bar, he has accumulated wide experience in a range of matters, both contentious and advisory, particularly in the areas of land & property, probate & trusts, company & commercial matters, as well as arbitration. He has also been instructed to handle proceedings in the High Court and arbitration proceedings conducted under the HKIAC rules on his own and as junior counsel.

Sebastian Leung
Sebastian is developing a broad civil and criminal practice, with a particular interest and specialisation in matrimonial work. He has worked on a wide range of cases including but not limited to matrimonial (ancillary relief and children), probate, personal injuries, company, and general civil and criminal matters.