Kelly commenced full practice in 2018 following the successful completion of her pupillage with Mr Horace Wong SC, Mr Peter Duncan SC (on extension), Mr MC Law (now Mr MC Law SC), Mr Norman Nip (now Mr Norman Nip SC) and Ms Catherine Wong. She has a wide spectrum of practice encompassing civil, land and regulatory law.
Kelly is frequently instructed together with lead counsel or alone. Kelly also has experience in different levels of Court, including having appeared as sole advocate in the Court of First Instance, District Court and Coroner’s Court and having been led in the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal. Kelly is also conversant with arbitration, including those administered under the HKIAC rules, the UNCITRAL rules and the ICC Rules.
Kelly graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law from the University of Hong Kong and was on the Dean’s Honours List for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015. She then obtained a Master of Laws degree from the University of Cambridge (with first class overall) and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong (with distinction). During her PCLL year, she obtained the Thomson Reuters Law Prize for being the most promising student intending to be a barrister and the Brian McElney Medal in Law for achieving the best overall performance in compulsory PCLL courses.
Kelly has a professional command in Cantonese, Putonghua and English, and is capable of delivering written work in Chinese and English.
Cantonese, English, Mandarin