Disciplinary Decisions

Conduct unbefitting a solicitor Hearing date: 17 July 2017 Findings and Order handed down: 15 September 2017 On 17 July 2017, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) found the…
December 2017
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159) (the “LPO”) Hearing date: 5 June 2013, 9 May 2014, 12 March 2015 and 2 December…
December 2017
Rule 5B(1) and (2) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) Rules 7, 10(1), 10(3), 10A, 11(1) and (2) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (“SAR”) Hearing Date 23 May 2016 and 3 November 2016…
July 2017
Rule 2(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (“SPR”) Rules 7 and 9A of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (“SAR”) Principles 6.04, 12.04 and 12.05 of The Hong Kong Solicitors…
February 2017
Rule 2(a) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (the “SPR”) Principle 1.02 of The Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct (Volume 1–2nd Edition) (the “Guide”) Hearing Date 6 June…
November 2016
Rule 4 of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (the “SPR”) Principles 2.07 and 4.15 of The Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1, 2nd Edition (the “Guide”) Hearing Date 11 July 2016…
October 2016
Rule 2(e) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (the “SPR”) Rules 3(1), 9A, 10(2) and 10(3) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (the “SAR”) Hearing Date 7 October 2015 and 3 December 2015 Findings and…
September 2016
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159) (the “LPO”) Hearing Date 7 March 2016 Findings and Order handed down 22 April…
July 2016
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159) (the “LPO”) Hearing Dates 5 August, 29 December 2015 Findings and Order 29…
June 2016
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159) (the “LPO”) Hearing Date 16 January 2016 Findings and Order 7 March 2016 The…
May 2016
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…
April 2016
Rules 10(1) and (2), 10A and 11(1) and (2) of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules (the “SAR“) Rules 2(d), 5B(1) and (2) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules (the “SPR“) Hearing Dates 4 and 5 June…
September 2015
Principle 6.01 and Principle 13.01 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1, 2nd Edition (the “Guide”) Rule 2(a), (c) and (e) of the Solicitors Practice Rules (the “…
September 2015
Principles 12.04 and 12.05 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct Vol. 1, 2nd Edition (the “Guide”) Hearing Date:1 December 2011 and 13 June 2012 Findings of Facts:5 March…
June 2015
Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159) (the “LPO”) Hearing Date:20 January 2015 Statement of Findings and Order:…
June 2015
Lau Kam Ying (the “Respondent”) Rule 2(a) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules Hearing Date:13 September 2014 Findings and Order:17 November 2014 The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal…
January 2015
Navin Kumar Aggarwal (“the Respondent”) Rule 2(a), (c) and (d) of the Solicitors’ Practice Rules Hearing Date: 4 October 2014 Findings and Order: 20 November 2014 The Solicitors Disciplinary…
January 2015
Cheng Tze Kui (“1st Respondent”) and Kwong Chi Ho (“2nd Respondent”), formerly, the partners of Messrs. T.K. Cheng & Co. (a closed firm) (the “Firm”) Section 8(1) of the Legal Practitioners…
November 2014
Hau Wing Chi (the “Respondent”) • Disgraceful, dishonourable and discreditable conduct • Section 2(2) of the Legal Practitioners Ordinance, Cap. 159 (the “LPO”) Hearing date: 31 July 2013 and 8…
July 2014
• Principles 1.02 and 6.04 of the Hong Kong Solicitors’ Guide to Professional Conduct, Vol. 1, 2nd Edition Hearing date: 23 September 2013 and 16 January 2014Statement of Findings:12 December…
April 2014