Legal Team

Eric P H Chan , Principal Solicitor

LLB (Hons), LLM 

Mr. Eric P H Chan is our Principal Solicitor. He specialises in litigation, and in particular three major areas:

Commercial Litigation

Mr. Chan is experienced in handling commercial fraud cases, including those involving allegations of breaches of trust and misappropriation of trade secrets. Mr. Chan has worked extensively with the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force and ICAC as defence lawyers and as legal representatives for the informants. Mr. Chan has applied for marvel injunction to freeze bank accounts as well as Norwich Pharmacal Orders (a type of disclosure order) on various occasions.

Personal Injuries Claims

Mr. Chan leads an experienced legal team that specialises in lodging personal injuries claims against negligent drivers, employers, occupiers and their insurers. Having acted for a vast number of clients, Mr. Chan has negotiated a large number of settlements for his clients.

Criminal Defence

Mr. Chan has been briefed by the Department of Justice as a fiat prosecutor, and has acted as defence counsel for clients in Court. In complex matters, Mr. Chan has instructed Senior Counsel on behalf of clients.

In a wounding causing grievous bodily harm (wounding 19) case, Mr. Chan as trial counsel successfully persuaded the Court to rule inadmissible a cautioned confession statement given by a client, which ultimately led to the client's acquittal.

Personal Background

Prior to founding CPH Legal, Mr. Chan has worked in the technology sector and in other law firms. Mr. Chan now specialises in litigation and has acted for or advised the HKSAR Government, shipping companies, semi-conductor firms, private equity and venture capital firms, as well as local, PRC, and foreign clients.

Besides work, Mr. Chan is an avid sailor and he also plays basketball for the Law Society of Hong Kong.

Qualification
Solicitor of the High Court (HKSAR)

Public Service Experience
Prosecutor on fiat briefed by the Department of Justice

Education
University of Nottingham (LLB)
University of Nottingham (LLM)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (PCLL)

Languages
English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

 

Crystal Ma , Solicitor 

BBA(Law) & LLB

Ms. Ma is a solicitor of CPH Legal. She is experienced in handling personal injuries matters, including traffic accident, Employees' Compensation claims, slip and falls, and medical negligence. She has acted for both plaintiffs as well as defendants (insurers).

Education
The University of Hong Kong (BBA(Law) & LLB)
The University of Hong Kong (PCLL)

Languages
English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

 

Lily Lam, Legal Manager

LLB (Hons)

Ms. Lam has experience in dealing with IPO matters. She now focuses on the general management of CPH Legal and strives to improve the efficiency and quality of the firm's services.

Education
University of Nottingham (LLB)

Languages
English, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin, Teochewnese )

 

Jasmine Lui, Legal Assistant

BA (Hons)

Ms. Lui assists the lawyers of CPH Legal to work on personal injuries claims, criminal cases, and commercial litigation cases. She has assisted our legal team to apply for and obtain mareva injunction and disclosure orders.

Languages
English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

 

Chung Nip, Legal Assistant

BA (Hons)

Ms. Nip assists the lawyers of CPH Legal to work on personal injuries claims, criminal cases, and commercial litigation cases. Prior to joining CPH Legal, she had worked in the publishing field in the past.

Languages
English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

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