Mr. Stephen Lau Wing Keung

Direct Line: (852) 2523 4765
Email: stephenlau@clsol.com.hk

Title

  • Partner

  • Notary Public

  • Accredited mediator

Languages

  • English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Education

  • University of Hong Kong (LL.B.)(Hons)


  • University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.)


Professional Qualifications


  • Qualified in Hong Kong (1983), England and Wales (1987), Singapore (1991) and Australia (1989)


  • Civil Celebrant of Marriages (2006)


  • Notary Public, Hong Kong (2010)


  • Accredited Mediator of HK Law Society & HK International Arbitration Centre (2011)


  • Reverse Mortgage Counsellor (2011)


Areas of Practice

General Practice with emphasis on Litigations, General Commercial and Conveyancing Works.

Experience

Mr. Stephen Lau has handled and advised clients on a vast range of litigation matters including on the civil side injunctive relief, shareholders disputes, commercial contracts disputes, arbitration, personal injuries, professional negligence and disciplinary matters, intellectual property proceedings, conveyancing litigation, debts collection, tenancy disputes, family matters, employment relation, road works compensation claims, lands compulsory sale, etc., and on the criminal side as advocates or instructing solicitors both for the prosecution and the defence.

Mr. Stephen Lau also has broad experiences in both local and cross-border commercial transactions embracing listing works and related due diligences in Hong Kong, joint ventures set up in China and elsewhere, intellectual properties related deals involving technology transfer, licensing and franchising, general corporate finance, merger and acquisition, companies formation and shareholders agreement, insolvency restructuring, sale and purchase of ships, general trading agreement like agency, distributorship, leasing etc.

He has also acted for clients relating to general conveyancing matters, shopping arcades tenancy handling, properties finance, New Territories land transactions, probate administration and management, will drafting, estate duty planning, assets protection planning, immigration affairs, intellectual properties registration and protection, notarization works, company secretarial and nominees services.

Community Services

  • Member, The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Committee


  • Member, The Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisations Honorary Committee


  • Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Guangzhou District Association Ltd.


  • Honorary Permanent President, Pun U District of Hong Kong


  • Legal Advisor, Pun U District of Hong Kong


  • Legal Advisor, Pun U Fa Long County Clansmen Association


  • Honorary Permanent President, Hong Kong Lau Clansmen Association Ltd.


  • Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Lau Clansmen Association Ltd.


  • President, Hong Kong Lau Clansmen Association Ltd.


  • Legal Advisor, World Federation of Lau’s Clansmen


  • Honorary President, World Federation of Lung Kong Association


  • Honorary Permanent President, Lung Kong Association of Hong Kong Ltd.


  • Legal Advisor, Lung Kong Association of Hong Kong Ltd.


  • The Lions Club of Hong Kong East (91/92)


  • Committee Member, Hong Kong Commerce, Industry & Professionals Association


  • Legal Advisor, Eastern District Industries & Commerce Association


  • Legal Advisor, The King’s College Old Boys’ Association Ltd.


  • External Examiner, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Certificate of Laws


  • Legal Advisor, University of South Australia MBA Club Alumni Hong Kong


  • Legal Advisor, Wan Chai District Arts, Cultural, Recreational and Sports Association


  • Legal Advisor, Kowloon Society For The Promotion of Virtue Lung Hing Tong Ltd.


  • Legal Advisor, The Hong Kong Paediatric Society


  • Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Paediatric Nephrology Society


  • Legal Advisor, The Hong Kong Society of Child Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics


  • Legal Advisor, Asia Pacific Paediatric Nurses Association


  • Legal Advisor, Hong Kong Cultural and Educational Exchange Association


Services to the Law Society of Hong Kong


  • Working Party on the Review of Training for Trainee Solicitors (2000)


  • Sub-Committee to review rule 5AA of the Solicitors Practice Rules (2001)


  • CPD Accreditation Sub-committee (since 2011)