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Jiang Zixin

PCLL (CUHK, Distinction)
BCL (Oxon, Distinction)
JD (HKU, 1st class, top of year)
BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Oxon)

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Zixin joined Chambers in 2021 after completing pupillage with Mr Derek Chan SC, Dr Benny Lo, Mr Alan Kwong and Mr Jason Yu.

Zixin graduated with a JD from the University of Hong Kong, ranking first in his class. He went on to obtain the BCL from the University of Oxford with Distinction. He was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2020. Prior to studying law, he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford.

Zixin is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Memberships & Appointments

  • Part-time Lecturer (Non-Clinical), Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong (2019-2020, 2021 to present)

Selected Cases

Civil Contempt

  • Lee Shu Hang and Li Sin Man Seline v Kan Lap Kee [2022] HKCFI 651, [2022] 3 HKC 387 — acted for the plaintiffs in bringing contempt proceedings against a liquidator for breach of a court order (led by Douglas Lam SC, with Alan Kwong)

Company / Insolvency

  • Re Evershine Group Holdings Limited [2023] HKCA 143 — acted for the petitioner in appealing against dismissal of a winding-up petition (with Benny Lo)
  • Re GT Group Holdings Ltd [2022] HKCFI 2054 — acted for the applicant in obtaining an extension of time to hold its AGM (as sole advocate)
  • Re Jinhui International Enterprise Ltd [2022] HKCFI 926 — acted for the respondent in resisting an application for inspection of company records under CO s.740 (with Alexander Tang)
  • Lo Fong Hung v Fung Yuen Kwan Veronica [2022] HKCFI 3788 (ongoing) – acting for the petitioner in an unfair prejudice petition (led by William Wong SC, with Christopher Chain and Sharon Yuen)
  • Chen Sheng Kuei v Fully Hong Kong Ltd & Ors [2021] HKCFI 2680 – acted for the defendants in obtaining summary dismissal of the plaintiff’s application for annulment of a shareholders’ resolution (with Benny Lo)

Commercial

  • HKCOLO.net Ltd v Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Ltd [2023] HKCFI 138 — acted for the plaintiff in applying to discharge an injunction that restrained it from terminating contractual services (led by Chua Guan-Hock SC, with Alexander Tang)
  • Able Engineering Co Ltd v Welmetal Resources Group Ltd
    • [2022] HKCFI 2963 — acted for the defendant in obtaining summarily dismissal of the plaintiff’s claim for breach of a contract for the sale of steel bars (as sole advocate)
    • [2023] HKCFI 1172 — acted for the defendant in resisting the plaintiff’s application for leave to appeal out of time (as sole advocate, paper disposal)
  • The One Property Ltd v The Swatch Group (Hong Kong) Ltd
    • [2022] HKCFI 362, [2022] 1 HKLRD 975 — acted for the plaintiff in applying for summary judgment for rent arrears (with Christopher Chain)
    • [2022] HKCFI 1693 — acted for the plaintiff in resisting an application by the defendant to stay the proceedings pending an appeal in a similar case (as sole advocate)

Civil Fraud

  • Tian Manli v Lin Chun Hsien & Ors [2022] HKDC 817 — acted for the defendant employee of a money service operator in setting aside a default judgment entered into against her in respect of alleged proceeds of fraud (as sole advocate)

Employment

  • Salleh Abu Baker v Anway Ltd
    • [2021] HKCFI 3407 — acted for the defendant in resisting an employee’s claim based on an alleged oral variation of his employment contract (with Alan Kwong)
    • [2022] HKCFI 2055 — acted for the defendant in obtaining a variation of the costs order nisi on the ground that the plaintiff failed to do better than the defendant’s sanctioned payment (as sole advocate, paper disposal)
    • [2023] HKCA 187 — acted for the defendant in resisting an appeal against the trial judge’s decision (with Alan Kwong)

Land / Conveyancing

  • Chinney Shun Cheong Building Services Engineering Ltd v Lo Kwai Fan [2023] HKCFI 1593 — acted for the plaintiff in obtaining an order for sale of a flat pursuant to a charging order (as sole advocate)

Sex Discrimination

  • Acted pro bono for a domestic helper in a sexual harassment claim against the husband of her
    former employer (settled for a six-figure sum) (as sole counsel)

Construction

  • Wah Sung Construction & Piling Ltd v Cheerwide Ltd [2024] HKCFI 45 — acted for an architect in a 10-day trial defending against claims for alleged delay (led by Martin Hui SC)

Scholarships and Awards

  • Bar Scholarship (2020)
  • Hong Kong Human Rights Moot – Best Oralist and Best Skeleton Argument (2020)
  • International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition – Best Memorial Team and Best Defense Counsel Memorial (2020)
  • Oxford Law Faculty Prize in Civilian Foundations of Contract Law (2019)
  • Des Voeux Chambers Harry Liu Postgraduate Scholarship (2018)
  • Betty Ho Prize in Law (2018)
  • HKU JD Prizes in Tort Law, Criminal Law and the Law of Evidence (2016)
  • Oriel College Academic Scholarship (2014)

Publications / Lecture / Talks

  • Contributing Editor, Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2020)
  • “Unifying and Defining ‘Dishonesty’ in the Law of Trusts” (2020) 26(5) Trusts & Trustees 429
  • “Explosive Substances’ that Cannot Explode?” (2021) 51(1) HKLJ 15
  • “Remedial Discretion and the Prohibition on Face Covering Regulation” (2020) 50(2) HKLJ 569 (with Po Jen Yap)
  • “Electoral Disqualification, Political Allegiance, and the Courts: A ‘Fruitless Debate?’” (2019) 49(3) HKLJ 825 (with Po Jen Yap)
  • “An Alternative to Annulment—Remedial Interpretation in Hong Kong” in Po Jen Yap (ed.), Constitutional Remedies in Asia (Routledge, 2019) (with Francis Ho-Chai Chung)
  • “Co-location is Constitutional” (2018) 48(1) HKLJ 37 (with Po Jen Yap)

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