Ellen is developing a broad practice in civil and criminal law. She has been involved in a wide range of cases concerning trusts, land and company matters. Ellen has also been involved in criminal and family law matters. She appears regularly in the family court as an advocate in her own right.
Ellen completed her LLB in Chinese Law at Peking University and was an associate of Fangda Partners’ Beijing Office, where she specialised in PRC-related dispute resolution. She obtained the PRC Legal Qualification Certificate in 2011. Before joining Chambers, Ellen obtained her Juris Doctor degree with First Class Honours at the University of Hong Kong and her Bachelor of Civil Law degree at the University of Oxford.
Ellen is fluent in both oral and written Chinese. She has previously been instructed to appear in proceedings conducted in Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).
Ellen was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2015 and the Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship as well as The Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Bar Scholarship in 2016.
Scholarships and Awards
- Bar Scholarship (2015)
- Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2016)
- Society of Construction Law Hong Kong Bar Scholarship (2016)
- China Oxford Scholarship (2014)
- HKU JD Subject Prize (Criminal Law)
- HKU JD Subject Prize (Contract Law)
- China Resources Co. Scholarship (Full-tuition Scholarship for LLB)
Specific Areas of Expertise
Arbitration as counsel, Enforcement of Arbitral Award, Contract, Conflict of Laws, Equity, Tort, Unjust Enrichment, Insurance Law, Sale of Goods, Hard Crime, Industrial Summons, Sexual Offences, White-collar Crime