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Victor C. K. Yau

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Mr. Yau obtains his law degree from the University of London and post-graduate certificate in laws (PCLL) from the University of Hong Kong in 1995. He is now an LLM candidate of Renmin University of PRC in Chinese Laws. With over 15 years working experience in various Government Departments involving law enforcement and complaints investigation, Mr. Yau understands the needs of each of his clients and cares about solving their problems.

Mr. Yau has hand-on experience in wide spectrum of legal work ranging from complicated civil, criminal legal practice and cross boarder legal work involving PRC laws. He advises on food and catering business, commercial and company listings matters and on commercial litigation. Mr. Yau speaks fluent English, Putonghua, Cantonese and Haka dialect.

Mr. Yau is a Part-time lecturer/speaker for The Open University of Hong Kong, HKMA, HKIAC, HKMC, HKIArb, Commercial Crime Bureau, YWCA and is a popular speaker for many other Institutions.

Mr. Yau was a coach for Advanced Mediation Course held by Baptist University (2009), one of the Hong Kong Delegate members of Dalian Arbitration/Mediation Conference (2002), a co-speaker for Hong Kong Mediation Council in Macau Arbitration/Mediation Conference (2002), and a coach for Law Society Advanced Mediation Training Courses (2009). He was also one of the co-authors of a Chinese book on cross-border marriages (2008). 

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), The University of London, 1994
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws, University of Hong Kong 1995
  • Master of PRC Laws (under study), Renmin University of China
  • Solicitor of High Court of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 1998
  • Accredited Mediator of Hong Kong Mediation Council, HKIAC 2002 
  • Civil Celebrant
  • China Appointed Attesting Officer

Community Activities

  1. 2001-present Committee member of Continuing Professional Development Committee, the Law Society of Hong Kong
  2. 2002 Committee member of Young Solicitors' Group, the Law Society of Hong Kong 
  3. Lecturer (Part-time) for The Open University of Hong Kong, Commercial Crime Bureau and Hong Kong Management Association 
  4. Duty Lawyer Service 
  5. Legal Aid Service 
  6. Building Management Resources Centers Service 
  7. Community Lawyer Service for District Board Members and Legislative Councilor 
  8. 2003 Arbitrator of Karamay Arbitration Commission, China
  9. 2009-2010 Director of Sowers Action (Education Development Program in China)
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