Liu Yubing (the “Respondent”)
  • Rule 2(a) and (d) of the Foreign Lawyers Practice Rules (the “FLPR”)

Hearing Date

26 November 2015

Findings and Order

16 February 2016

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) found the following complaint against the Respondent proved:

Complaint

Breach of r. 2(a) and (d) of the FLPR in that the Respondent, formerly a registered foreign lawyer of a solicitors’ firm, took the employer’s office money; such conduct was unbefitting of a foreign lawyer.

The Tribunal ordered that:

(1) the Respondent be censured;

(2) the Respondent be prohibited from being employed by any solicitor or solicitors’ firm or any foreign lawyer or foreign law firm in Hong Kong for a period of 12 months from the date of the Order; and

(3) the costs of these proceedings, including the costs of the Clerk and the costs of the Law Society in the investigation, be borne and paid by the Respondent, on a party and party basis, to be taxed if not agreed.

Ms. Cynthia Yen, In-House Prosecutor of the Law Society of Hong Kong, for the Applicant
The Respondent was absent
Mr. Iu Ting Kwok, Clerk to the Tribunal

Tribunal Members:
Mr. Albert Bux (Chairman)
Mr. Simon Reid-Kay
Mr. Wong Kong Tin
Ms. Lee Wai Fun Stella