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Sakinah Sat

BA (Jurisprudence), University of Oxford
BCL, University of Oxford
PCLL, University of Hong Kong

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Sakinah obtained both her BA (Jurisprudence) and BCL from the University of Oxford. She joined Des Voeux Chambers in 2019 upon completion of her pupillage with Mr. Derek Chan SC, Mr. Alan Kwong, Mr. Christopher Chain and Mr. Jason Yu. She was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2018 and the Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship in 2019.

Sakinah has a broad civil and commercial practice, including intellectual property, company and insolvency, commercial, probate and trusts matters, property and arbitration. She accepts instructions for both advocacy and advisory work, and regularly appears in the High Court, as well as the District Court, both in her own right and as junior counsel.

Selected Cases

  • The Joint and Several Trustees of the Property of So Ching Wan (now a discharged bankrupt) v. Assen Limited (in liquidation) & ors CACV 306/2019 (resisting an appeal, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC and Mr. Alan Kwong; and resisting an application to vary the costs order nisi, led by Mr. Alan Kwong); HCB 4475/2002 (resisting application under section 29 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance, led by Mr. Anson Wong SC and Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Kung Kin Wing & anor v. Splendid Profit International Holdings Limited & ors HCIP 78/2019 (acting for plaintiff in a trial on trademark ownership, led by Ms. Sabrina Ho; application for interlocutory injunction led by Mr. CW Ling)
  • Wong To Yick Wood Lock Ointment Limited v. Sing & Japan International Technology Limited HCA 2589/2014, HCA 562/2014 & HCMP 1550/2014 (resisting a specific discovery application, led by Ms. Winnie Tam SC, JP and Mr. Colin Shipp)
  • Re Hsin Chong Construction (Asia) Limited HCCW 316/2018 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re Global Succeed Group Limited HCCW 210/2019 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re Carnival Group International Holdings Limited HCCW 48/2020 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re Jewrim Limited HCCW 433/2020 (winding up petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re AGW Holdings Limited HCCW 225/2011 (discovery application, as sole advocate)
  • Re Wu Lianmo HCB 5250/2019 (bankruptcy petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re Lee Sing Leung Robin HCB 3709/2019 (bankruptcy petition, as sole advocate)
  • Re Wu Shenjun or Wu Sonny HCB 1747/2020 (bankruptcy petition, led by Mr. Justin Lam)
  • Re Li Shu Chung HCB 5475/2018 (application for letter of request to UK court for assistance pursuant to section 426 of the UK Insolvency Act, as sole advocate)
  • Mega Honour Holdings Limited v. 李森田 & ors HCA 1131/2015 (acting for plaintiff in a trial on contractual dispute, led by Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Progetto Jewellery Company Limited v. Lau Chiu Ying & anor HCA 2548/2014 (resisting application for leave to appeal, as sole advocate)
  • Cheung Lai Mui v. Cheung Wai Shing & ors HCA 1652/2012 (application for payment out of sums paid into Court, as sole advocate)
  • Zhang Jizhi v. Hong Kong TV International Media Group Limited & anor HCA 624/2019 (resisting application for summary judgment and appeal against summary judgment, led by Mr. Christopher Chain)
  • V Capital Limited v. Margaret Chiu HCA 1431/2017 (resisting application for imprisonment of judgment debtor, led by Mr. William Wong SC and Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Wong Yin Tak v. Yip Wai Man HCA 1491/2017 (acting for plaintiff in a trial on beneficial ownership of property, led by Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • 張月清 v. Tsui Yiu Hei HCMP 875/2018, HCMP 602/2019, HCMP 845/2019 (contempt proceedings, led by Ms. Connie Lee)
  • Wong Luen Hang & anor v. Topmix Industrial Limited & ors HCMP 1064/2019, HCMP 1065/2019 (resisting application under section 740 of the Companies Ordinance, led by Mr. Alan Kwong)
  • Re Seafrigo HongKong Limited HCMP 2147/2019 (unfair prejudice petition, as sole advocate)
  • GM Commercial Consultants Corp v. Euro-Asia Zhong Ji (HK) Limited HCMP 2025/2019 (application for order for sale, as sole advocate)
  • So Keung Yip & Sin v. Gold Horn International Enterprises Group Limited & anor, So Keung Yip & Sin v. Golden Hero International Development Limited & anor, Gold Horn International Enterprises Group Limited & ors v. So Keung Yip & Sin HCA 1027/2019, HCA 1639/2019 & HCMP 1164/2019 (application for summary judgment and imposition of conditions for taxation of solicitor’s bills, led by Mr. Christopher Chain)
  • Re David Perry QC HCMP 2221/2020 (resisting an application for the ad hoc admission of Mr. Perry QC, led by Mr. Jonathan Chang SC)
  • Chan Shing Lam & ors v. Winscore International Limited & ors HCMP 1251/2020 & HCMP 787/2020 (applications under section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, for proceedings to be heard together, and for interim injunctions, led by Mr. Douglas Lam SC and Ms. Sabrina Ho)
  • A Co v. B Co & ors HCCT 25/2020 (application to set aside an order to enforce an arbitration award, led by Mr. Michael Lok)
  • C v. D1 & anor HCCT 3/2021 (application to continue an injunction, led by Mr. Douglas Lam SC)
  • Chan Kam Pui and Yang Wei (administrators of the estate of Yang Feng, deceased) v. Dr. Lam Man Ho & ors HCPI 128/2013 (resisting application to amend statement of damages, led by Mr. Christopher Chain)
  • Law Yin Pok Bosco v. Dr. Chan Yee Shing HCPI 369/2010 & HCPI 62/2011 (resisting application for review of a master’s taxation decision, as sole advocate)

Scholarships and Awards

  • Bar Scholarship (2018)
  • Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2019)

Specific Areas of Expertise

Discrimination, Personal Injuries