Howard Wong

  • BCL (Oxon)
  • LLB (LSE) (2015) (First Class Honours)

Year of call

  • 2018

Practice areas

Banking
Conveyancing & Property
Defamation
Shipping & Insurance

Profile

Howard Wong joined chambers as a tenant in 2018 after serving pupillage with Maggie Wong SC, Jenkin Suen, John Hui and Christopher Chain. After graduating from the London School of Economics, Howard pursued the postgraduate BCL at the University of Oxford. In law school, Howard was an active moot court participant and represented both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. He was awarded the Hong Kong Bar Scholarship in 2018. 

Howard is currently developing a broad civil practice and has delivered talks and lectures on trusts and probate and personal insolvency law.

  • Choi Oi Lin v King Fung International Enterprise (HK) Limited (HCA 910/2016) - action resisting the enforcement of a mortgage against the borrower.
  • Zhang Yan & Ors. v ASA Bullion (unrep., HCA 1555/2018, 21 September 2018) - resisting an application for the release of funds pursuant to an earlier order. 
  • Re: Chan John Loong Fai (HCB 345 of 2001) - representing the Official Receiver in an application to determine whether a candidate is a fit person to be a trustee in bankruptcy
  • Sun Lik Hung & Anor. v W. Falcon Asset Management (Asia) Limited & Ors. (HCA 1363/2017) - defence against claim for misrepresentations at common law and pursuant to Section 108 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571). 
  • Sophisticated Materials Limited v Sidepec International Limited and Lei Shing Hong Credit Limited (HCA 157/2017) - striking out application. 
  • Bar Scholarship (2018)
  • Oxford University Press book prize for winning the UK rounds of the Jessup moot (2015)
  • Nicola Lacey prize (2013)
  • "Setting aside judgments obtained by fraud" (2017) 133 LQR 575
  • CPD Talk - "Updates on the Law relating to Probate and the Administration of Estates" (16 October 2018, with Kerby Lau) 
  • HKICPA Talk - "Personal Insolvency" (1 December 2018, with Tiffany Chan)