Sabrina Ho

  • LLB, The University of Southampton (2005)
  • LLB (First Class Honours) – The University of Hong Kong (2003-2006)
  • PCLL - The University of Hong Kong (2006-2007)
  • LLM (Distinction) (Commercial Law) – London School of Economics and Political Science (2007-2008)

Year of call

  • 2009 (Hong Kong)

Profile

Sabrina joined Chambers in 2009 upon completion of her pupillage. She practises in all areas of civil work, with emphasis in commercial, company and insurance law.

Sabrina is a contributing author of the Companies Ordinance, Commentary and Annotations. She was a former member of the Companies Law Committee of the Hong Kong Bar Association.

Fluent in Mandarin and written Chinese, Sabrina has been involved in various Court cases and arbitrations (both HKIAC and CIETAC arbitrations) concerning Mainland corporates and individuals. She is currently a member of the Greater China Affairs Committee and the China Practice Development Committee of the Hong Kong Bar Association. She is a committee member of the Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Profession Association. She is the legal consultant of Jiangsu Sunfair Law Firm, Nanjing (江蘇南京三法律師事務所).

Sabrina graduated from the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honours in LLB. She obtained an LLM (Commercial and Company Law) with Distinction in the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Commercial and Company

Shek Kin Pong & Ors v. FTLife Insurance Co Ltd HCA 739/2016

Represented the Defendant by Original Action and Plaintiff by Counterclaim in a trial relating to contractual interpretation of Agent’s contract.

Harbour Front Limited v. Money Facts Limited & Ors HCMP 1987/2018

Represented the Petitioner in an unfair prejudice petition to obtain an interlocutory injunction (led by Clifford Smith SC).

Rafaat Imam v. Life (China) Co Ltd & Ors [2018] 4 HKLRD 152

Represented the Defendants to oppose an application for leave for third party funding (led by Clifford Smith SC).

Inspiring Investments Limited v. Chun Hu Hing & Another HCA 2090/2014

Represented the Plaintiff in a trial relating to breach of contract.

Elite Dragon Limited v. Bel Global Resources Holdings Ltd [2017] HKCFI 718 and HKCFI 1247

Represented the Defendant (and Plaintiff by counterclaim) in a trial relating to the sale of a nickel mine and enforceability of convertible bonds (with John Scott SC)

Lee Kin Wai & Anor v. Cheung U Chan HCA 202/2014 (Judgment 8/2/2017)

Represented the Defendant (and Plaintiff by counterclaim) in a trial relating to the ownership of a Home Ownership Scheme flat held on trust.

Ho Yuk Kuen v. Ling Wan Ha & Or DCCJ 116/2016

Represented the Plaintiff (and Defendant by counterclaim) in a trial relating to the revocation of a licence to stay in a Property.

Tam Ying Man v. Leung Ka Chun & Ors HCA 2166/2011

Represented the Defendant in a trial relating to the ownership of a HK-China cross-border licence

China Alarm Holdings Acquisition LLC & Anor v. Ing Alexander Yim Leung & Ors HCA 503/2012

Represented the Plaintiff in a trial relating to a claim for fraudulent misrepresentation (led by Douglas Lam SC)

Excel Courage Holdings Ltd & Anor v. Wong Sin Lai & Ors HCCL 34/2013

Represented the Defendant in a trial relating to a claim for listed shares (led by Douglas Lam SC)

Macau First Universal International Ltd v Ding Xiaohong & Ors [2012] 2 HKLRD 494
Represented the Plaintiff (and Defendants by counterclaim) in a 45 days’ trial concerning claims of trust (with Ronny Tong SC and Anson Wong SC)

Insurance

Represented FTLife Insurance Company Limited (formerly known as Ageas Insurance Company (Asia) Limited) in various actions, including the trial in HCA 1599/2014

Appeared in various hearings before the board of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers and the Federation of Professional Insurance Brokers Association

Appeared in various hearings on behalf of insurance companies against former insurance agents in High Court Bankruptcy Proceedings.

Arbitration

Beijing CIETAC Arbitration in Beijing

Represented the Respondents and Claimants by Counterclaim in a trial (led by Clifford Smith SC).

HKIAC Arbitration in Hong Kong

Represented the Respondents and Claimants by Counterclaim in a trial (led by Douglas Lam SC).

Member of the China Practice Development Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association

Member of the Greater China Affairs Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association

Former Member of the Companies Law Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association

Legal Consultant of Jiangsu Sunfair Law Firm, Nanjing (江蘇南京三法律師事務所)

Chairman of the Committee on Barrister Practice Development of the Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Profession Association

Speaker - Winding up in the Public Interest and Appointment of Provisional Liquidators 23.01.2019

Contributing Author of Annotated Ordinance Hong Kong: Dutiable Commodities Ordinance (Cap 109) of the Companies Ordinance, Commentary and Annotations

Presenter of the Common Law Course for LLB and LLM at the Peking University, Beijing

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • 2007-2008 Blackstone Chambers Prize for Best Overall Performance in Commercial Law
  • 2007-2008 Middle Temple Advocacy Training Scholarship
  • 2005-2006 Dean’s Honours List
  • 2004-2005 Worldwide Undergraduate Student Exchange Scholarships
  • 2003-2004 F. Zimmern & Co Prize in Legal Systems
  • 2003-2004 Foundation Entrance Scholarship