Teresa Wu

  • 1995-1998 LLB, University of Hong Kong (First Class)
  • 1998-1999 PCLL, University of Hong Kong (with distinctions)
  • 1999-2000 BCL, Hertford College, Oxford University (with prizes)

Year of call

  • 2000(Hong Kong)

Profile

Teresa joined Des Voeux Chambers in 2001.  She has a broad civil practice with particular emphasis on: land & property claims, probate & trusts matters, commercial & company disputes and administrative & public law.

CFA

  • Lingrade Development Ltd v. Secretary for the Environment, Transport & Works, FACV 4/2010, (2011) 14 HKCFAR 439
  • Mok Charles Peter v. Tam Wai Ho & Another, FAMV 41/2011; FAMV 11/2010; FAMV 3/2010; FACV 8/2010, (2010) 13 HKCFAR 762

 

Court of Appeal

  • Longest Profit (Hong Kong) Ltd v. Appeal Tribunal (Buildings), CACV 60/2013
  • Chun Tat Paper Co Ltd v. Wong Ip Cheng & Another, CACV 31/2012, [2013] 1 HKLRD 571
  • Rich Village Ltd v. Grand Pride Holdings Ltd & Another, CACV 224/2012, [2013] 1 HKLRD 389
  • Sky Wide Development Ltd & Others v. Building Authority, CACV 321/2008, [2011] 5 HKLRD 202
  • Haifa International Finance Co Ltd v. Concord Strategic Investments Ltd & Others, CACV 168/2008, [2009] 4 HKLRD 29
  • The Joint & Several Liquidators of Nardu Co Ltd (In Liquidation) v. Gu Lai Yun & Others, CACV 244/2007, [2008] 4 HKLRD 165
  • Sham Chi Keung v. Directors of Lands, CACV 189/2006, [2007] 1 HKLRD 374
  • Nantong Angang Garments Co Ltd v. Hellmann International Forwarders Ltd, CACV 64/2005

 

Court of First Instance

  • Jade’s Realm Ltd v. Director of Lands for and on behalf of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, HCA 1509/2012
  • Willwin Development (Asia) Co Ltd v. Wei Xing & Others, HCA 797/2012, HCMP 3256/2013, HCMP 2076/2012
  • Li Xiao Yun & Another v. China Gas Holdings Ltd, HCCL 18/2011
  • Ronald Wilson & Others v. Appeal Tribunal (Buildings), HCAL 165/2012, [2013] 5 HKLRD 158
  • Secretary for Justice v. Chung Kam Ho, HCA 1643, 1644, 1645 & 2953/2002, [2013] 5 HKLRD 203
  • Wang Mei Na v. Tang Mu Lien & Others, HCA 421/2010, HCMP 751/2011
  • Granton Natural Resources Co Ltd v. Armco Metals International Ltd, HCCT 5/2012
  • Woo Tze Man v. Water Supplies Department & Others, HCAL 67/2011
  • American International Assurance Co (Bermuda) Ltd v. Cheung Sin Man, HCA 1556/2011
  • Garwin Enterprises Ltd & Another v. Ho Kai Cheung & Another, HCA 2145/2006 & Hypermax Limited v. Garwin Enterprises Ltd & Others, HCA 2148/2006
  • Re Sumiden Wire Products Hong Kong Co Ltd, HCMP 187/2010
  • Sun Lee Kyoung Sil v. Jia Weili, HCA 1768/2009, [2010] 2 HKLRD 30
  • Wharf Ltd & Others v. Lau Yuen How & Others, HCA 1535/2008, [2010] 1 HKLRD 783
  • Woomera Co Ltd v. Commissioner for Transport, HCAL 146/2008
  • Cho Man Kit v. Broadcasting Authority, HCAL 69/2007
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  • Tribunal
  • Tsang Luk Yuk Yin & Others v. The Secretary for the Environment, Transport & Works, LDMR 3/2005, [2008] 2 HKLRD 33
  • Au-Yeung Ping Ki trading as Clear Optical v. The Director of Lands, LDLR 2/2010
  • Data Key Ltd v. The Director of Lands, LDLR 6/2009
  • Noble Grace Ltd v. Building Authority, BA 144/2005
  • Sky Ace Enterprises Ltd v. Building Authority, BA 536/2011
  • Siu Kwok Wah v. Building Authority, BA 567/2010
  • Holdwin Ltd v. Building Authority, BA 890/2008
  • Profit Surplus Ltd v. Building Authority, BA 1228/2008
  • 2002-2004 Part-Time Tutor, University of Hong Kong (Legal Skills & Contract)
  • 2006-2008 Legal Adviser, Nursing Council
  • 2010 Legal Adviser, Licensing Appeals Board
  • 2013 Legal Adviser, EMSD Disciplinary Boards
  • 2013 Legal Adviser, Travel Agents Registry, Tourism Commission
  • 2014 Legal Adviser, Fishermen Claims Appeal Board
  • April 2014 Deputy District Judge
  • Land Resumption and Land Claims by way of Case Studies (May 2015)
  • Updates on the Law Relating to Buildings and Town Planning in Hong Kong (September 2015) (with Miss Jacqueline Law as co-speaker)
  • The Legal Aspect of Approval and Disapproval of Building Plans (October 2016) (with Mr Justin Lam & Miss Jacqueline Law as co-speakers)
  • Contributor to Company Law in Hong Kong – Insolvency (Sweet & Maxwell (Asia))